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Testimonials – What Mike’s Clients Say…

  “Mike has an amazing ear! His mixes sound incredible both on radio AND in the club!” – CamelPhat “I’ve used Mike for everything from Lewis Capaldi to Yuksek and he’s the greatest. He’ll take care of you, whatever the

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Meet Mike Cave – Mike talks to SAE Institute

Jack of all trades and master of none definitely doesn’t apply to Mike Cave, who is a multi-Platinum award-winning record producer and mixer, and owner of The Loft Studios in Liverpool. Mike didn’t waste any time when it came to forging

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Mike Cave – Resolution Magazine Feature

Mike Cave, an engineer, mixer, producer and mastering engineer. Mike Cave is a man of several very well fitting hats. He talks to Russell Cottier about listening rather than watching what you are doing. Mike Cave started out as a

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Sonnox Plug-ins – In The Studio With Mike Cave

UK mix engineer Mike Cave welcomes us in to his studio – The Loft in Liverpool, England, to talk mixing, plug-ins and more. Part 1 – Introduction Part 2 – Mike talks about the importance of listening in different environments,

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Your Music Industry Podcast 002 – Mike Cave

Coming Soon! Mike Cave on: The Past And Future Of Mastering The Early World Of Using Pro Tools The Reality Of The McGurk Effect Working With The Likes Of Lewis Capaldi, Professor Green, CamelPhat and KRS-One

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BIMM Masterclass – Mike Cave Shares His Experiences

Mike Cave is a musician, producer, studio engineer and founder of Loft Mastering Studios, the state of the art recording facility in Liverpool. Mike has been a musician since childhood and has been involved in recording and mastering music from

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AES Mastering Conference 2018 Welcomes Mike Cave

Mike has been invited to speak at this years AES Mastering Conference in London on 22nd/23rd September alongside a host of high profile guest speakers including Mandy Parnell and Mike Wells. Mike’s presentation “Working With Stems” will delve in to

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What Are ISRC Codes And How Do I Get Them?

If your CD is for commercial release then you will probably need ISRC codes. The ISRC (International Standard Recording Code) is the international identification system for sound recordings and music video recordings. They are included in the data-stream with the

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What Is Stem Mastering?

Stem mastering is different from 2 track stereo mastering. Stem mastering uses a number of grouped instruments such as drums, keyboards, bass, guitars and vocals. For electronic styles typical stems might be drums, bass, sub bass, lead synth 1, lead

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How Do I Make A Good Pre-Master?

: Don’t record too loud. There is a popular myth that says you are only getting the most from your digital recorder if “all the lights are on” – ie. the signal is clipping or peaking at 0 dB. Please

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What Is “mastered For iTunes” And Why Should We Use It?

On your travels around the iTunes Store you may have noticed the Mastered For iTunes logo next to certain releases. Ever wondered exactly what this means and how you can get your music sounding better than ever on iTunes?  Ok

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