Category Archives: Workflow

Mastering as Unmasking

As I might just have mentioned once or twice before, there are no special mysteries in mastering, mainly just fairly common issues in real-world sound scenarios – including real-world irritations – and fairly straighforward ways of overcoming them. Here’s a real-world example of a common EQ problem. I was sitting in the PBM monitoring chair, […]

PBM from the Egg

Before describing the evolution of the mastering/monitoring chain and its present form I’m going to say something about the evolution of the business itself, as that might help to explain some of the oddities, peculiarities  particular choices. PBM is a part of URM Audio Ltd which began in Hong Kong in the 1990’s as a classical […]

Up on the Farm

At the end of November 2014, PBM closed its studio in mid-Norfolk and moved everything to a small farm up near the North Norfolk coast. The farm is in a lovely rural location, and has a range of flint outbuildings just perfect to be renovated and rebuilt for a growing business. The first of these […]