Tony “Jack the Bear” Mantz kept himself off the streets mastering albums for King Of The North, Hive Park (mixed by Jimi Maroudas), New Gods, Dirtland, Seven Hurtz, Torch The Village and Last Mistress as well as EPs and singles for My Pirahna, Rich Davies, Electro Mafia, Lizard Man, ALTA, Lemonberry, EC Twins, The Bellastrades and The Black Alley, as well as continuing to raise funds for charity through The Jack the Bear Foundation.
Adam Dempsey mastered new releases for Matt Walker & The Lost Ragas, Yeo, Dear Plastic, The Dark Fair, Blin (produced with Matt Walker), Al Parkinson, Buddha In A Chocolate Box (both engineered by Fraser Montgomery at The Aviary studios), I’ll Be An Indian – lucky winners of Triple R’s Radiothon band prize, and compiling parts for Loon Lake’s latest album. Also, a shout out to Seth Sentry, mix engineer Phil Threlfall and all involved in Seth’s album “This Was Tomorrow” – ARIA Award nominated for Best Urban Album, as well as taking the gong for Best Independent Hip Hop Album at the Australian Independent Music Awards!
Andrei Eremin mastered projects for Oscar Key Sung, Fractures, Ben Wright Smith, Japanese Wallpaper, Luskin, Sons et al. and House Of Laurence.
Amidst computer and software upgrades here at Deluxe Mastering (described by Adam Dempsey as “faster, quieter, RAM-er, better-er”), Tony “Jack the Bear” Mantz has been mastering for Captain Midnite, Pharoah’s Playground, Indiago, Moonshifter, Artemis, Pretty City, Torch The Village, the USA’s Jonny Craig, Modavia, Riki Lindsey, Mez Yasumo and Scwat.
Adam Dempsey has mastered releases for The Bon Scotts, Charlie Lim, Matt Bailey (produced by Brent Punshon, engineered and mixed by Neil Thomason at Head Gap studios), Osh10 (mixed by Myles Mumford in Swaziland), Matt Glass (tracked and mixed by Fraser Montgomery at The Aviary), Hunting Bears (NZ), The Morrisons for CD and vinyl, Andy Lacy, The Critique, another single for Hoodlem, and this year’s NMIT Bachelor of Music triple album compilation, with producers including Greg Arnold, David Haberfeld, Shane O’Mara, Andy White and Peter Farnan.
Andrei Eremin has been mastering for Brightly, Squarehead, Banoffee, Milwaukee Banks, Sex On Toast and Lower Spectrum.
Some of the latest projects through the mastering studio recently, with many thanks to our clients:
Tony “Jack the Bear” Mantz has been keeping out of mischief mastering releases for Ash Grunwald (featuring Scott & Andy from The Living End), Amba Shepherd, Red Remedy, Lakoda Burn, Lester the Fierce, Chris Arnott, Dave Winnel, Jimi Frew, Anthony Young, tyDi, Siren Sun, Nicholas Futcher and continuing to raise money for charity through the monthly Jack the Bear Foundation mastering drives.
Adam Dempsey has mastered new releases for Les Thomas (mixed by Neil Thomason and Jeff Lang), The Orbweavers, Halcyon Drive, Hoodlem, Kate Rae (mixed by Roger Bergodaz), Rad Navajo, The General Assembly, Vague Cuts (tracked and mixed by Jez Giddings at Hothouse), and a 7 inch single for Jack On Fire.
Andrei Eremin mastered tracks for Oscar Key Sung, Sons et al., Milwaukee Banks, Banoffee, Naomi Keyte, Onix, Klipspringer, Sirens, Shunya, and given the all clear for production of the Rat & Co debut album on French-pressed vinyl.
A round up of recent projects, with thanks again to our valued clients…
Tony “Jack the Bear” Mantz has been mastering for Ebi Zaref, Electro Mafia, Suzie Stapleton, Whitely, The Resignators, Tully On Tully, The Neighbourhood, and Jonny Taylor.
Adam Dempsey has been tweaking The Stillsons’ second album (mixed by Ben Franz), new releases for Grizzly Jim Lawrie, Nick Batterham, Yeo, Grayling, OSH10 (mixed by Myles Mumford in Swaziland), Elissa Goodrich (recorded and mixed by Russell Thomson at ABC Melbourne), Brooke Russell & The Mean Reds (mixed by Neil Thomason at Head Gap), Lucas Paine (recorded and mixed by Adam Casey at The True Vine Studio), Tom Dickins & The Punintentionals, Brother Johnstone, and Caity Fowler.
Andrei “Ony” Eremin has mastered projects for Jumping Jack William, Engine, Clock Towers, Shunya, SMILE, Mousseline, Naminé, Fatal Attraction, Sex On Toast and Ray Sorenson.
April 2013 marked seven years for the Deluxe Mastering facility, and we wholeheartedly thank our many clients, artists and the team here who made it possible! Here are just some of the latest projects we’ve been fortunate to have had a hand (ears) in:
Tony “Jack the Bear” Mantz twiddled knobs on projects for Neighbourhood Youth, Lemonberry, Justin Bernasconi (produced by Jeff Lang), Bass Kleph, Whitley, Dave Havea, Western Synthetics, The Geta Mob, Black Aces, EC Twins, Daniel Champagne, Shiva & The Hazards and Atticus Jones, to name a few.
Adam Dempsey has endured a privileged condition he’s coined “Sontec thumb” – a callus from EQ switching – while mastering new releases for Courtney Barnett (mixed by Dan Luscombe), Alister Turrill (produced by Lloyd Spiegel), Lucy Wise & The B’Gollies, The Stillsons, Les Thomas (produced by Jeff Lang), Sinead Beth, 23 AOA (mixed by Kent Len), Wild Oats, The Morrisons, Wiley Red Fox and the next Sounds of Melbourne Records unsigned artists compilation.
Andrei “Ony” Eremin has been tweaking tracks for Lower Spectrum, Swimming, D.D Dumbo, Stockades, Second Hand Heart, Skyways Are Highways and Joel Driscoll.