John Moran Mastering

Mastering for CD. Analog, Digital & Web Delivery

Audio for music, television and film since 1981


John Moran was the founder, owner and chief engineer of Digital Services Recording studios in Houston, Texas, from 1981 to 2007.  His facilities included multiple recording and mastering studios, a remote truck and a soundstage. He sold the award winning facility to an investment group in 2007 and returned to concentrate specifically on mastering.


John has been published in Billboard Magazine, MIX Magazine, Recording Engineer/Producer, was an invited speaker at AES conventions on behalf of Sony Pro Audio & Solid State Logic and he has been part of multiple RIAA Gold & Platinum, Grammy and Oscar winning productions.


The original world famous Studio A was featured on the cover of MIX Magazine in 1983.  John's Remote Truck was a MIX Magazine TEC Award Finalist in 1985.  Under his direction, the studio was named Billboard's #1 R&B Recording Studio in 2000 for producing the most #1 Chart Singles that year.  He served on the Board of Governors of the Texas Chapter of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences from 1996-2000.


With 30 years of high end production experience in a diverse array of music styles, John is now mastering compact disc, dvd and high resolution audio formats as well as electronic delivery over the web.