At Bernie Becker Mastering, we know how important a one of a kind master tape can be - or how fragile and irreplaceable an acetate is. We also know how important it is to get the transfer from these fragile and aging mediums right the first time. Our high resolution restoration, transfer and forensic audio services are trusted in even the most critical and sensitive of situations. Our past clients include NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Johnson & Johnson LLP, Neil Diamond, Donna Summer, and SONY.
Our restoration serices include:
- Transfer from 1/4" mono, 1/4" stereo, and 1/2" stereo master tapes, 1630, Acetate, Vinyl or DAT to up to 192k or DSD via Mytek Converters. (Tape Playback by Custom ATR Modified with Manley Tube Electronics)
- Tape Repair/Cleanup
- 2" 24 Track Transfer to Digital
- Sound Restoration - Denoise, Hum Removal, Click/Crack Removal
- Prices start at $85/hour. Please contact us for project-specific pricing.
Sony Records and Neil Diamond entrusted us with the retrieval, transfer and mastering of some of his earliest work for this project released just prior to his induction into the "Rock & Roll Hall of Fame"
Record Collector (magazine) (p.87) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "His well-crafted tales, equal parts introspection and awe, struck a nerve....These nicely re-mastered original mono recordings are where it all started."
Audiophile EveAnna Manley of Manley Labs -- "Bernie Becker did a great job remastering these classic tracks
"The 23 songs are presented in the mono format in which they originally were recorded, and the sound is immaculate." Long Beach Press Telegram
"Everything sounds exactly as it should to best convey the artist, the times, and the genre... Great Mastering." Lew Frisch, Gotham Audio