Dan D'Ascenzo Mastering
What People Say
I offer Analog Mastering since 2005.
From day 1 my main concern was to unleash the optimal result of the work of my clients. I do believe that dynamic music sounds way better and louder compared to squashed masters at the same level.
Antelope Pure2 + 10M Atomic Clock
SPL IRON Mastering Compressor Red (120V Audio Rail)
Foote P3S ME Compressor
HCL Varis Valve Compressor
SSL 4000G Bus Compressor custom build
STUDER A80 TAPE MACHINE
Vovox Sonorus Direct S – Purum certified Studio
Studio One Pro V4
Dan D’Ascenzo is not the typical Mastering and Mixing Engineer.
Known worldwide for his specialisation and skills in delivering optimised Masters for Streaming Platforms (Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, Youtube,.. & for regular download stores, he consider mastering as a creative step in the music production path.
When customers send him their works to master, he has a clear vision on the direction he wants to bring them to.
Strategically located between Germany, Holland and Belgium, Leftright Studio positions itself among the high-end mastering studios worldwide and presents itself with carefully selected gears.
Since 2019, the Studio is fully equipped by the SPL Mastering Series and all masters captured benefit of their 120V DC Audio rail technology and the instant 3D.
Dan has been in the field for more than 15 years, both practicing and as a lecturer in SAE Institute. He is well known for his warm, human approach of the projects he works on and in the relationship with his clients. His creative style applies to all genres of music and artists as long as there is emotion in the productions which he then brings to another level.
Dan speaks 4 foreign languages, loves to travel, crate digging and is passionate by cooking.