Piper Payne Presents MASTERING UNLIMITED
Time & Location
Become a mastering assistant or a "one-day" mastering engineer in one week. During these live and immersive classes, learn and practice Piper Payne’s entire mastering process.
Get personalized feedback as your learn
During class, you’ll learn within an intimate peer group of about 20 other engineers and producers from around the world. Throughout the class, you will share your ongoing work, give and receive feedback, ask and answer questions.
The online mastering campaign offers 2 distinct sessions to meet your specific needs and level of expertise.
Session 101: Equalize is 2 classes of 4 hours each to cover the basics of audio mastering. Perfect to help you level up your knowledge. This is the right entry point for producers, audio engineers and DIY artists who are tipping their toes into mastering.
- critical listening
Session 202: Expand is 2 classes of 4 hours each to go deeper into the audio mastering process along with best business practices. Session 202 is advised for producers and audio engineers who are looking to level up their mastering skills.
- the mastering system
- basics of digital/analog conversion
- mastering deliverables
- quality checking
- how to be an assistant
- dealing with clients
Bonus On-Demand: Decompress is a 4-hour session where you will watch Piper master a whole record from start to finish. This bonus class is only available to those who registered for the full bundle.
- All sessions are live and there will be no replays - live presence will be required
- Limited seating to maximize learning opportunities
Mastering Engineer (LeAnn Rimes, Madame Gandhi, The Go-Go’s)
Piper Payne is a mastering engineer based out of Nashville, TN, where she works on albums for independent artists and major labels at Infrasonic Mastering.
Piper is a Trustee of the Recording Academy and she is Co-Chair of the P&E Wing Steering Committee. She is a former Governor of the Audio Engineering Society and she is the Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the AES’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee as well as an active member of Women's Audio Mission and she serves on the Board of SoundGirls.org. In addition, Piper is a keeper of Vinyl Quality Control and a consultant for vinyl record pressing plants, and is opening her own vinyl manufacturing plant in Nashville in mid 2021.
Piper has a diverse background in musical styles. As a drummer, she knows that the best outcome of every project is that it has to feel good. As an engineer, Piper is focused on technical quality and correctness. But, at the end of the day, mastering is about format conversion and quality control so the project gets just what it needs.
Piper has mastered a wide variety of music including nationally renowned artists Third Eye Blind, LeAnn Rimes, The Go-Go’s, Madame Gandhi, Geographer, The Steven Universe Soundtrack’s composers Aivi and Steven, Basement, Hundredth, Elettrodomestico (Jane Wiedlin/The Go-Go’s), Blithe, ANIIML, Shamir, Betsy, Between You & Me, and Fritz Montana to name a few. See more of her sample discography at infrasonicsound.com/piper Feel free to reach out to contact Piper with any questions.
Piper Payne, 313.580.6660, email@example.com
Session 101: Equalize (Part 1)
Session 101: Equalize (Part 2)
- Session 101: Equalize$175$1750$0
- Session 202: Expand$175$1750$0
- 101 & 202 + Bonus Bundle$350$3500$0