Bob Speer's CD Mastering Services
Audio Mastering... Serving The Music Industry Since 1985
All Delivery Formats - CDs, Downloads, and High Resolution Audio
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"Doing what's right,
 and doing what's hard,
 is often the same thing."

"Mastering is having the
 objectivity to enhance the
 first impression of a mix."
Mastering Engineer, Bob Speer

Bob began his career after his education in the field of communications at the Moody Bible Institute Of Chicago.  Bob always
had an interest in audio, but it was during his education that he developed his love of audio and it directed his career path.

Early in his career, Bob's main focus was recording live venues.  In addition, he spent many years in radio program production.
Bob was the producer of the very popular "Jim Kirkwood Radio Program" which aired on Chicago radio for several years.

In the early eighties, Bob began to edit and restore old recordings.  As a result, his career move into mastering in 1985 was a
natural next step.  He began mastering (anonymously) on a free lance basis for recording studios that offered mastering as an
added service, but didn't have the proper facilities (room, monitoring, or gear) for high-end mastering.

In 1998, Bob began offering his services to the general public by opening Pro Audio Rx, a mastering facility in Springfield, MO.
The facility has gone through several changes over the years, including a name change to CD Mastering Services.  In addition
to his own clientele, Bob continues to master music for recording studios that offer mastering as an added service.

Bob's radio experience makes him extremely qualified to produce music that's truly radio friendly.  Much of today's music is
over produced because of the Master Loud For Radio Myth that has created so much confusion on the subject.

Visit our Testimonial page to read what some of our clients have to say about Bob's work.

To contact Bob, you can e-mail him direct at:

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