Black Belt Mastering


We're proud to be the only mastering studio in Washington to offer master lacquer cutting.
Musicians are encouraged not only to attend, but to also have a creative voice in the mastering process. Over the years we have enjoyed working with local, national and even international engineers, artists and bands.

OPTIONS

RPM 33 RPM, 45 RPM

Min quantity 1

Lacquer cutting

Equipment

Lacquer cutting for vinyl is performed on our fully restored Scully Lathe with Westrex 3D-II cutterhead. This Scully/Westrex combo, formerly employed at MCA records, has cut some of the best sounding LP's of the 20th century. Over the years, this lathe has been optimized to achieve even better sounding cuts, securing its relevance in 21st century.
Our Scully lathe is one of the few that allows us to start a cut from the inner diameter (near the paper label) moving to the the outer edge of a record. Cutting an endless loop of audio into the lock groove of a record is also possible, the duration of the loop should be exactly 1.8 seconds at 33 1/3 RPM and 1.33 at 45 RPM.

Price list

Master Lacquers (for record production):
12” — $175 per side
10" - $150 per side
7” — $80 per side
Reference Acetates (for home evaluation):
All sizes — $55 per side.

Comments

Bryana Mitchell

Size 10" or 12". 33 RPM. Black vinyl disc. Quantity: 1. 100-120 grams? One color center label. 2-Month turnaround is fine. I just need it by December 1st. Full color custom jacket sleeve with his album photo and title on it (I will send you the picture). It will consist of 6 studio recorded songs, about 20ish minutes in length. All songs on one side to keep cost down please. I'm not sure about sleeve packaging or inner sleeves? what are the options and prices?

This is a very special present for my fiance's first album and I appreciate you guys helping me make his dream a reality by pressing his music onto a vinyl. Thank you thank you! It will be shipped to Santa Barbara, CA.

Sept. 25, 2017, 10:19 p.m.

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Comments

Bryana Mitchell

Size 10" or 12". 33 RPM. Black vinyl disc. Quantity: 1. 100-120 grams? One color center label. 2-Month turnaround is fine. I just need it by December 1st. Full color custom jacket sleeve with his album photo and title on it (I will send you the picture). It will consist of 6 studio recorded songs, about 20ish minutes in length. All songs on one side to keep cost down please. I'm not sure about sleeve packaging or inner sleeves? what are the options and prices?

This is a very special present for my fiance's first album and I appreciate you guys helping me make his dream a reality by pressing his music onto a vinyl. Thank you thank you! It will be shipped to Santa Barbara, CA.

Sept. 25, 2017, 10:19 p.m.

Black Belt Mastering

Master Disc Cutting

Direct To Disc Recording

CountryUnited States of America

Contact personLevi Seitz

Emaillevi@blackbeltmastering.com

Website http://blackbeltmastering.com/