High-resolution Stereo and Surround Mastering
World-class analog and digital mastering for CD, Hybrid SACD, DVD-A and DVD-V. Accommodation of all high-resolution formats including 96k, 192k, and Direct Stream Digital. Stereo and multi-channel monitoring certified to ITU, Dolby and THX standards.
Remastering and Restoration
Ultra-high quality restoration of vintage recordings suitable for SACD and DVD-A release. State-of-the-art de-noise and de-crackle processing. Revolutionary ReNOVAtor technology to remove extraneous sounds such as coughs and studio noises from a recording at SACD and DVD-A quality. Recent restorations include original recordings by Django Reinhardt, Shorty Rogers, Gene Kelly, Noel Coward, and Nelson Riddle.
Proprietary techniques for creating an exciting and musical surround presentation from a wide variety of existing stereo masters. High-resolution quality suitable for SACD, DVD-A and DVD-V.
Experienced music editing that sometimes seems to accomplish the impossible.
Music Master Sound-for-Picture
Combines all the above with leading-edge audio post-production techniques to create award-winning surround and stereo soundtracks for HDTV, DVD-V, theatrical release film and broadcast television. A unique combination of skills and experience tailored especially for outstanding live music specials and music documentaries. Recent films mixed at Arf! include Cheap Trick "From Tokyo To You," "American Roots Music" (Emmy nominee for outstanding achievement in music and sound,) Peter Paul & Mary "Carry It On," Judy Collins "Wildflower Festival," The Weavers "Isn't This A Time" (feature presentation - Toronto Film Festival,) Barbara Cook "Mostly Sondheim," and "An Evening With Harry Belafonte and Friends."