Helping You Get Your Music Sounding Better Than Ever Since 2014
Mastering The Mix has one driving goal: to help you get your music sounding better than ever!
We want your music to resonate with the people that listen and for it to open doors to life-changing opportunities. We know that Mastering The Mix plugins will help you get the best results from your productions, as they have done for countless producers worldwide.
Some of our friends in the industry who recognize and support our efforts.
Mastering The Mix founded by Tom Frampton who had one driving goal;
To help music producers get their music sounding better than ever!
June '14 - Sept '15
During the first year, Tom worked on hundreds of productions. He realized that his clients music suffered from similar technical issues. He found himself repeating the feedback he was giving to his clients to help them improve their sound.
The business was growing and Tom knew he had to find a more efficient way to fulfil his mission; to help music producers get their music sounding better than ever.
Plugin extraordinaire 29Palms joins Mastering The Mix. Together they develop a plugin to help producers of all abilities create technically excellent mixes and masters.
Mastering The Mix releases LEVELS
The support was overwhelming
LEVELS was an instant success. Mastering The Mix received countless messages from people saying how their mixes had never sounded better now that LEVELS was in their workflow.
But Mastering The Mix didn't stop there...
Mastering The Mix was now established as an exciting and new plugin company, but also as a place where producers could get incredibly valuable and useful information free of charge.
Producers were constantly reaching out to Mastering The Mix saying that their mixes didn’t sound as good as commercially successful tracks...
Sept '16 - July '17
Mastering The Mix discovers the next step in it's unchanging mission; 'To help producers get their music sounding better than ever'... They begin creating a plugin to help producers of all standards get as close as possible to the sound of their reference tracks.
Mastering The Mix releases REFERENCE... It's a game changer!
"REFERENCE has become one of my main plugins. I love how it let’s me SEE the areas that need improvement in my mix almost instantly."
“REFERENCE is an amazing plugin that helps me make accurate mix decisions and cuts out the guess work”.
"I love REFERENCE! Would not want to do a mix without it."
When Tom started Mastering The Mix it was a post production studio. That part of the business continued to flourish throughout the creation of the plugins.
Being a freelancing audio engineer, he needed his clients to trust that he would faultlessly deliver quality audio back to them, even when it was a rushed service. Any back and forth regarding avoidable mistakes was both time-consuming and embarrassing.
This inspired Mastering The Mix's next creation...
In their quest to help producers get their music sounding better than ever, Mastering The Mix begin creating a quality control application that would allow producers to release their music into the world with confidence that they were delivering the best possible listening experience.
Mastering The Mix releases EXPOSE
Our awesome customers share how EXPOSE has raised their game...
Both LEVELS and EXPOSE were giving producers information they didn't have before.
Our customers realised that their music suffered from over-compression which was sucking the life out of the mix. In a world where streaming platforms normalise audio, they wanted their music sounding punchy and dynamic.
This inspired our next plugin... little did we know it would be our most challenging project to date. We pushed passed the hurdles knowing that the final result would 'Help producers get their music sounding better than ever'...
The past few years had been a whirl-wind for Tom. Mixing and mastering songs for thousands of clients, his plugins being used by tens of thousands and his blog read by hundreds of thousands. Every day presenting a new challenge, and a new opportunity to learn.
Hearing the music related struggles expressed by his clients and readers had positioned Tom perfectly to uncover unique techniques and workflows to help producers get their music sounding better than ever.
Tom wrote an eBook to compile and share all of his most valuable information into a single resource.
Mastering The Mix Releases ANIMATE
"This thing is fire, I have to say. BIG user of Mastering The Mix products, but ANIMATE is a Swiss Army Knife plugin. SO many applications!"
Mastering The Mix releases BASSROOM
An excellent plug-in tool that’s easy to use, with a smooth and transparent sound. BASSROOM helps improve a tricky area of the mix with consistently effective results.
This is the plugin that I’ve been missing on my master bus! It really helps me nail the bass in my mix and have it sounding big and tight. A MUST HAVE!!!
3 X Grammy Winner (19 Nominations)
BASSROOM is great. It makes it really easy to dial in your low end.
How Pros Make Hits eBook Released.
What gives world-class producers their competitive advantage? It’s not magic or secret sauce. Every ‘trick' has a simple explanation.
This 200 page eBook dissects and explains the production approaches that give 40 hits their chart-topping sound.
Tom wrote this eBook to give music producers an extensive bank of ideas and techniques inspired by pros to help them improve their productions.
Expanding on the BASSROOM concept, Mastering The Mix releases a companion plugin called MIXROOM.
MIXROOM is an intelligent EQ that guides you to set the perfect balance of richness and clarity whether you’re working on a vocal, a synth or mastering your music.
MIXROOM analyses your audio and shows you which frequencies could be adjusted to improve your sound. The EQ target suggestion helps you get a solid starting point, from which you can tweak your sound to suit your preference.
+ Smooth and transparent sound
+ Fast and easy workflow
+ Unique and intuitive GUI
Another winning plug-in from Mastering the Mix, and a transparent way to help smooth out your mid and high frequencies
Spinnin Records, Anjunabeats, Axtone
Just tried MIXROOM out on a new song and it immediately helped me fix the main riff and give it more life while sitting perfectly in the mix. You make unbelievably useful stuff!!!!
Pro Audio News & Reviews
Mixroom delivers a unique and innovative approach to an EQ Interface. It gets tracks and mixes dialed in quick and easy and can teach you how to properly EQ while doing so masterfully. Whether you are new to the mixing game or old hat, MIXROOM is a must-have in your arsenal.
Mastering The Mix releases a huge update to one of their most popular tools, REFERENCE 2.
REFERENCE is my go to tool to simply A/B between reference tracks and get my mix & master where i want it to be!
We are working hard to bring you new, innovative and game changing tools that will help YOU get YOUR music sounding better than ever!
and loving every second.