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Masterdisk Remembers Lou Reed

I joined Masterdisk in 2010. A lifelong musician, I had also been working as a marketer in the staffing industry for 10 years. Joining the Masterdisk team was a move I was very excited about. I knew the legacy of the studio, the work of the engineers, and the parade of stars whose music had […]

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Sting’s New Album “The Last Ship” Released Today

Sting’s new album, “The Last Ship,” his first full-length album of new material in ten years, is released today on Cherrytree / Interscope / A&M Records. The album was produced by Rob Mathes, and mastered by Scott Hull. Here’s Sting and Scott at the mastering session. The album is inspired by Sting’s forthcoming play of […]

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New Linda Thompson Album “Won’t Be Long Now” Set for October 15 Release

British folk-rock legend Linda Thompson’s new album, “Won’t Be Long Now” is set for release on October 15. The album features Martin Carthy, Dave Swarbrick, Eliza Carthy, Sam Amidon, Amy Helm and a host of Thompsons. All three of her children and one grandchild form the group on a cover of Anna McGarrigle’s “As Fast […]

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Scott Hull on Vinyl, Part Eleven

All About Deadwax and the Origins of the Independent Mastering Studio Record Store Day may be past, but the vinyl keeps spinning. Welcome back for a “bonus round” of vinyl trivia! It’s time to talk about “deadwax.” If you look at your records very closely you will see a variety of symbols cut into the […]

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Scott Hull on Vinyl, Part Four

One of the most sought after vinyl-cutting systems in the world is the nearly indestructible VMS-70 and VMS-80 cutting systems built by Neumann. The VMS-82 was the last of these produced. I’m thankful to say that we get to use our VMS-82 lathe every day to cut lacquers for clients around the globe. (Fig. 1) […]

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