About Dulcet Mastering

Dulcet Mastering is owned and operated by Anthony Shackell, and based out of the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island.

Studio and Gear

Dulcet's room was built by hand by Anthony with consultation from Ron Obvious, known for his work at Little Mountain Sound and his work with John Vrtacic, work with Bryan Adams, and innumerable studio builds for the likes of Colin James, Mutt Lange, Bob Rock, K.D. Lang, Devin Townsend, and Brian Howes, among many others. Music is critically considered through a pair of ATC SCM25A Mk2 speakers paired with a sub, and gear is consistently added to the arsenal to ensure the best sounding product possible.

About Anthony

Anthony spent many years playing music, eventually taking an interest in recording, mixing, and live sound. After spending time abroad honing his skills, he started Dulcet Mastering to target what he loves the most - helping art be the best that it can be, and to create a sense of emotion and excellence in music that can only be achieved through critical listening at the mastering stage. Anthony holds a combined major in music and computer science from the University of Victoria, and a diploma in music production and recording from the University of Stavanger in Norway. More info is available at anthonyshackell.ca.

Client Testimonials

"Anthony took my song exactly where it needed to be. Extremely happy with the result, hope to work with him again soon! The master of mastering."

- Kieran Campbell

"Anthony mastered my most recent house music EP with great care. I was impressed with his ability to get the tracks punchy and loud, while maintaining the dynamics of the original mixes. I can’t recommend him enough!"

- James Gray (Wax Mathews)