ABOUT THE STUDIO
WE MAKE YOUR MUSIC SOUND BETTER
Raytown Productions is an online mixing, mastering and production studio in Alexandria, VA operated by Bobby Balow. Building significant momentum on the east coast, Bobby has been composing and performing music for over 15 years and understands the needs of a recording musician. Bobby connects with artists to ensure the vision of each song has been captured and brought to life. Bobby also launched the Raytown Productions Blog, an online educational platform providing top-quality tutorials and tips for musicians, producers, and home studio owners looking to take their music to the next level.
Bobby works with many diverse musicians, with musical tastes ranging from pop, hip hop and indie to rock, metal, dub and reggae. No project is too abstract! If you have an idea, it can reach its greatest potential at Raytown Productions. With low prices and great results, a professional demo or full length album will be created and stand apart from the scene. Let your ears be the judge: listen to some of our audio samples now!
Mixing/Mastering Engineer, Producer
PROFESSIONAL ONLINE SONG MIXING
OUR MIXING SERVICES WILL TRANSFORM YOUR SONG INTO AN IMMERSIVE AND 3-D SOUNDSCAPE, WHILE RETAINING FOCUS, PRESENCE AND IMPACT.
Raytown Productions has the capability to mix and master virtually any number of audio tracks with award winning analog and digital gear. Our mixing services will transform your song into an immersive and 3-D soundscape, while retaining focus, presence and impact. We reduce harshness by surgically removing any unpleasing frequencies and harmonically balancing the tracks to ensure the final product will sound great on your iPhone, computer speakers, car or club!
If you song was recorded in a bedroom or world class studio, we can make it sound better! Focus on your art and save the mixing for us. No project is too abstract! With low prices and great results, a professional demo or full length album will be created and stand apart from the scene.
Questions? Send us a message now!
COMPETITIVE ONLINE MASTERING
WE PROVIDE COMPETITIVE MASTERS WITHOUT COMPROMISING SONIC INTEGRITY.
Mastering is a crucial final step in the CD creation process. We offer red book standard competitive mastering services in our acoustically treated mixing and mastering suite making your music “ready for the radio” without compromising its sonic integrity. We provide competitive masters, encode metadata and can create a disc description protocol (DDP) or virtual CD for CD duplication or replication services. Our ultimate online mastering service includes a high resolution master that is specifically optimized for maximum impact without clipping or distortion when submitting to high resolution online streaming services. Please contact us for any questions you have or to set up a free consultation.
Please see our FAQ section for some do’s and don’ts when preparing your songs for mastering.
ONLINE SONG PRODUCTION SERVICES
MAKE MUSIC THAT STANDS APART FROM THE SCENE.
Creative additions to your songs will help separate your band from the crowd. Pitch correction, harmony generation and alignment, restructuring, and rearrangements are at the heart of Raytown Productions. Poorly recorded drum tracks can be enhanced by blending or replacing with one or more of our drum samples from our vast library of drum sounds for all genres taking your music to the top of the charts. We offer reamping services to help make your bass or guitar DI tracks more powerful and thick. Bobby works with you to push your musical abilities to their limit. Having an outside ear to listen and offer suggestions about your music adds invaluable insight in the creative process and maintains a coherent vision for all the musicians. We also have tools to add harmonies, strings sections, pianos, bass drops, samples, live guitar, bass and drums, etc. We do it all: your imagination is the limit!
- Dance music compilations for dance routines or recitals
- Transparent pitch correction, “Auto-Tune” effect, and harmony/melody generation
- Sample replacement of acoustic drums (snare, toms, kick)
- Timing realignment for perfect background vocals, doubles, drum tempo smoothing, etc.
- Programming or sequencing life-like drums spanning all styles of music
- Reamp services for electric and bass guitars (DI Track Required)
- Midi scoring and orchestration
- Track rearrangement and restructuring
- Swear or curse removal for radio play
All production services are available upon request through our contact page. Note: Raytown Productions and all affiliates are not responsible for use of uncleared samples.