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Here are a few before and after mastering samples from a handful of my several thousand clients.  Visit this link for a FREE after mastering preview of your song.

Notice the differences between the mastered vs unmastered songs.  Comparing the two, the unmastered songs are dull with less clarity, and much lower in volume.  This is how they should be for the best mastering results.

Would you like to know the EXACT gear I used to mix and master all of the songs below?  Check out my Best Gear Page!

Note - You can click on the genre/music style categories below to limit your selections

JR Mastering Studio Mixing And Mastering Client List

Here's a very small portion of the 3,000+ clients I've worked with between 2011-2016


Mary J. Blige (R&B) - Multiple Grammy Winner, Multiple #1 Songs
Bowling For Soup (Pop Punk) - Grammy Nominee, MTV Hit Video
Dionne Warwick (AC, R&B) - Multiple Grammy Winner, Multiple #1 Songs,
MTV - Soundtracks For The Real World In 2011 & 2012
Smiley (Pop) - Multiple European Billboard #1 Songs In 2012
Andra (Pop) - Multiple European Billboard Top 10 Songs In 2012
Sir Charles Jones (Blues) - Billboard Blues Multiple Top 15 Songs American Blues Network Multiple Entertainer & Album Of The Year
Ryan Saranich (Jazz, Saxophone) - World Renowned Saxophonist
PBS - Documentary Soundtracks
Carl "Safe Sax" Ferris (Pop, Saxophone) - Amazing Las Vegas Fremont Street Performer
1 Sick Unit (Hard Rock)
Jovanni Pharr (HipHop)
Good Sir Con Artist (Alternative Rock)
Don Dotta (Hip Hop)
Nemesis (Hard Rock)
The Christian Boys (Christian, Pop)
Fleenor & Reap (Country)
Shanna Hoar (Pop)
The Kill (Rock, Rap)
Andrey Piryevec (Ambient Funk Jazz)
Ben Wood & The Bad Ideas (Rock)
Maybe Means Yes (Alternative)
The Flying Dogs of Jupiter (Classic Rock)
E.D. Smooth (Hip Hop)
Jamita (Pop, Dance)
Clinton Daniel (R&B)
Kevin Daniel & The Encounter (Christian, Gospel)
DJ Any (Trance)
Marbeya (Electronic)
DJ Nita (Club, House)
Ava Lemert (Jazz, Saxaphone)
Jaay Blaze (R&B)
The Guest List Band (Punk)
Datasha (Bellydancer)
Katrise (R&B, Pop)
DICE (Rap)
Western Starlanders (Country)
Jason Cooper (Gospel)
Don Juan Music (Hip Hop)
SIXX (Rap)
SLR (Instrumental Rock)
MC Yodee (Christian)
Catalyst (Rap)
Funky Guitar (Acoustic)
Miss Mary (Pop, Dance)
Metrognome (Progressive Rock)
Tanya Ross (R&B)
NYLS (Pop, Dance, Club)
Bombay (Rap)
Bantam Feather (Hard Rock)
Tethered Band (Pop, Rock)
John Basile (Jazz)
Geir Solerød (Acoustic)
Colier Mcnair (Inspirational, Soul)
League Legends (Hip Hop)
Chas (Rock, Americana)
Modern Insurgency (Rock)
Etare Neged (Gothic Hip Hop, EPIC Hip Hop)
Gravity Control (Rock)
Graeme & Victoria Sweet (Christian)
Andréa Nebel (Gothic, Alternative)
Steve Sevek (Country)
NAO (Spanish Pop, Rock)
Keith Harrison (Pop)
Daz Grease (Pop, Dance)
David Harvey (SingerSongwriter)
Coco Lypso (Reggae)
The Honest Mistake Band (Rock)
George Martinez (Rock)
Psychostarts (Pop, Alternative)
Johnny Dynell (Club, House)
Demonte Thomas (Pop, Dance)
Angelo Marisco (Electronica Rock)

#1 Best Midi Music Keyboards In 2016 For Your DAW Home Recording Studio

by John Rogers


Looking for the best midi keyboard or music keyboard for your daw home recording studio in 2016?

The way a midi DAW system works, soundware or sampler software is used in conjunction with your main DAW software. When keys are struck on your midi keyboard, it triggers sounds from your computer software. For example, if you load up a drum kit into your sampler software, drum beats play when you hit the midi keyboard keys.

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#1 Best Music Recording Software For 2016 - DAW Home Recording Studio

by John Rogers


In this article, I will discuss the best music recording software and best music production software for your DAW home recording studio in 2016.

Since 1990, I've worked with every one of these programs to some extent and have solid advice to offer on each one.  

I limited this review to only 5 programs because this article is titled "the best" music recording software.  A program like Reaper can record and produce music very well, but you wouldn't open up a recording studio with a $60 program as your main DAW software!

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#1 Best Audio Interfaces In 2016 For Your DAW Home Recording Studio

by John Rogers

Looking for the best audio interface for your DAW home recording studio in 2016?
 

An audio interface is another essential part of the DAW home recording studio.

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#1 Best Vocal Microphones In 2016 For Your DAW Home Recording Studio

by John Rogers


Looking for the best vocal microphone for your DAW home recording studio in 2016?

Out of all the components in the home recording studio, microphones offer the most choices and opinions on which ones are the best.

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#1 Best PC Laptops For Music Production And Recording In 2016

by John Rogers


Looking for the best PC laptop computers for music production and recording in 2016 for your DAW home recording studio?

Out of all the components in the home recording studio, your PC music laptop computer is one of the most import choices you'll have to make!

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#1 Best Studio Monitor Speakers In 2016 For Your DAW Home Recording Studio

by John Rogers


Looking for the best studio monitor speakers for your DAW home recording studio in 2016?

The are quite a few choices when it comes to studio monitor speakers. This article will help you choose the best set for your needs.

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Best Christmas Gifts For Guitarists In 2016

by John Rogers

Looking For Gift Ideas For You Favorite Guitarist?  Here's My List Of The Best Christmas Gifts For Guitarists In 2016!

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#1 Best PC Computers For Music Production And Recording In 2016

by John Rogers


Looking for the best PC computers for music production and recording in 2016 for your DAW home recording studio?

Out of all the components in the home recording studio, your PC music laptop computer is one of the most import choices you'll have to make!

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Best Christmas Gifts For Guitar Players In 2016

by John Rogers

Looking For Gift Ideas For You Favorite Guitar Player?  Here's My List Of The Best Christmas Gifts For Guitar Players In 2016!

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Best Christmas Gifts For Acoustic Guitar Players In 2016

by John Rogers

Looking For Gift Ideas For You Favorite Acoustic Guitar Player?  Here's My List Of The Best Christmas Gifts For Acoustic Guitar Players In 2016!

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My Best Articles

7 Common Music Mixing Mistakes I See Daily

by John Rogers


I master 1,000's of songs a year with many having the same common music mixing mistakes.  I'm not going to get into advanced mixing techniques in this article, but I will mention a few basic solutions for the most common music mixing mistakes I see daily.  

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Warning! Sound Engineers Protect Your Hearing From Tinnitus

by John Rogers


Millions of people suffer from tinnitus.  A new study shows around 10% of the U.S. population suffers from it in some form, but many have never even heard of it until they get it!  Unfortunately, I was one of those people.  It can happen quickly and it lasts a lifetime... 

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How To Set Mixing Levels For Each Instrument

by John Rogers


How to set mixing levels for each instrument is a question I see all over the Internet.  I'm going to explain exactly how to set mixing levels in this article.

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How Much Headroom Before Mastering Should I Leave?

by John Rogers


How much headroom before mastering should you leave in your mix?  Here's the correct amount of headroom you should leave, using detailed graphic examples.

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Top 20 Audio Mastering Tips, Techniques, And FAQ

by John Rogers


Here are the top 20 audio mastering tips, questions, and answers that I've been asked over the years.

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Best Music Gear For Your DAW Home Recording Studio in 2016

by John Rogers

 

What's the best music gear for your home recording studio in 2016?

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How To Master A Song

by John Rogers


Would you like to know how to master a song or how to master your own music?  So many people think just making the volumes the same level for every song is "mastering" their cd.  Well, mastering is a lot more than just that!  

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#1 Best Website Hosting For Musicians And Recording Studios

by John Rogers


If you're looking for the best website hosting for musicians, bands, and music recording studios, here's my own personal experience with website hosting companies.

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How To Prepare Your Songs For Mastering

by John Rogers


In this article, we'll show you how to prepare your mixes for mastering. 

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Find The Best Sound Engineer For Your Online Mixing And Mastering Project

by John Rogers


With more than 2,000 recording studios online, how do you find the best sound engineer for your mixing and mastering projects?  Here's the secret!

Well, first off, DO NOT just go by "price."  Higher price DOES NOT always equal better!  And if you're not a (big name artist), sometimes the engineers credentials/portfolio doesn't mean anything either.  

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