Golden Mastering

Vinyl Services

Vinyl Production Masters

Mastering is required before lacquer cutting . Non-attended mastering session rates apply for unmastered sources sent to us for lacquer cutting. Each standard album or single requires two lacquer masters (one is cut for each side).

225.00 USD per side
12 inch LP
 
195.00 USD per side
12 inch single

under 10 minutes

 
220.00 USD per side
10 inch LP
 
190.00 USD per side
10 inch single

under 8 minutes

 
110.00 USD per side
7 inch single

Lacquer Reference Discs (Acetates)

These are reference disks that you can play on your turntable. Once approved, the masters can be cut and shipped to the pressing plant.

90.00 USD per side
12 inch LP
 
80.00 USD per side
12 inch single

under 10 minutes

 
80.00 USD per side
10 inch LP
 
70.00 USD per side
10 inch single

under 8 minutes

 
50.00 USD per side
7 inch single

24-bit Cutting Master

These are data files prepared for lacquer cutting at another facility, typically recommended for over seas production.

75.00 USD
24bit Cutting Master files

(For Vinyl Production at another facility) These are single 24bit files assembled as SIDE A & B. If you are having your vinyl lacquer masters cut overseas, we recommend this option for reasons of cost and logistics. Please call or email if you have any questions and we'll find what works best for you're situation.