New York’s supreme mastering engineer explains how he gets the sound pumping: defining disco, house, r‘n’b and hip hop since the late 70s. Few men have shaped the sound of modern music like Herb Powers Jr. Renowned around the world for his deep pumping bass and crisp highs that feel so close you can almost touch them, Herb’s mastering at Frankford/Wayne, Hit Factory, and now his own PM Entertainment, has set the bar for the very highest definition audio.
VIDEO DOCUMENTARY: Artists and Producers share thoughts on their experiences with legendary lacquer cutter and mastering engineer Mr. Herb Power Jr.
I have had the honor of having a great mastering partner and musical pioneer work with us. He’s transcended the way we listen to hip hop. You’ve heard his work numerous times in the past 3 decades. Some of his credits include Notorious B.I.G., Ne-Yo, Big Boi, Jay-Z, and Pharrell. Without further due let’s talk to Mr. Herb “Pump” Powers, Jr. WELCOME!!!
Few men have shaped the sound of modern music like Herb Powers Jr. Renowned around the world for his deep pumping bass and crisp highs that feel so close you can almost touch them, Herb's mastering at Frankford/Wayne, Hit Factory, and now his own PM Entertainment, has set the bar for the very highest definition audio.
Herbie Powers is a guy whose name is said with great respect among musicians and record collectors all over the world. He has become legendary for his trademark, comments and remarks that he always put on "his" records. He is also the guy who turned the vinyl records he mastered into a loud and pumping bass experience. Here's your chance to a Herbie Jr. experience...
Legendary mastering and lacquer-cutting engineer who worked for years at Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs’ NYC facility and was responsible for cutting a respectable share of classic Prelude and West End titles, as well as tons of disco, house, funk, and hip-hop classics over the years.
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In the past fifteen years, every artist I had the privilege to work with has had their projects mastered on Legacy speakers. Thank you Legacy for providing speakers of the utmost quality and clarity, truly a superb sonic space to work in. They also look really cool.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK: “We’re in the business of correctly preserving a musical vision that occurred at a moment in time,” says legendary mastering engineer Herb Powers, Jr. “Sure, we make it commercial and tweak it up a bit, but really we’re preserving that picture as best we can.”