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James Plotkin featured in ‘121 Mastering Tips from the Experts’

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James Plotkin

James Plotkin recently was featured in the article ‘121 Mastering Tips from the Experts.’, a resource for emerging DIY recording, mixing, mastering, and engineering professionals featured advice from Plotkin in the “Favorite Mastering Chains” and “Sage Advice” sections of the article.

A preview of Plotkin’s ‘Sage Advice’:

Remember that everyone hears things differently, and that your role is to help your client hear their recording the way they envision it.

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Maniac Cop 2 and Cannibal Holocaust Vinyl Releases

Mondo Maniac 2 vinylMondo Cannibal Holocaust LPMondo is releasing the original motion picture soundtracks for Maniac Cop 2 and Cannibal Holocaust for the first time ever on vinyl. Both releases are mastered for vinyl by James Plotkin.

Jay Chattaway’s Maniac Cop 2 score is presented in this limited-edition one-time pressing on randomly inserted 180 Gram Black and Fire Colored vinyl.

Riz Ortolani’s score for the notorious Cannibal Holocaust is pressed on 180 gram Green Inferno vinyl.

Visit the Mondo website for purchasing information.