Lurssen Mastering Console 4+

Professional mastering tools

IK Multimedia US, LLC

    • 3.1 • 78 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Master your recordings quickly and easily with the tools of GRAMMY-winning engineer Gavin Lurssen.

Lurssen Mastering Console puts you at the controls in the studio with all of the secret tools, settings and techniques of world renowned multi-GRAMMY Award winning mastering engineer Gavin Lurssen and his team. Now you can master your music on the go on your iPhone/iPad and get the professional, Grammy award-winning sound that the studio is known for. Pop, rock, hip-hop and more, Lurssen Mastering Console can help you achieve amazing mastering results when a trip to Los Angeles just isn’t in the budget.

Lurssen Mastering Console is a totally unique and new approach to digital audio mastering. It's designed to help you capture the magic of the Lurssen Mastering studio’s entire mastering audio processing philosophy. Instead of giving you just a collection of individual processors and presets, Lurssen Mastering Console provides you with models of the complete mastering gear processor chain as a whole. The interactions between the individual processors have been digitally recreated which recreates the synergistic "whole is greater than the sum of its parts" sound that has earned Gavin and Lurssen Mastering multiple Grammys.

With Lurssen Mastering Console, you have automatic access to a lifetime's worth of professional audio mastering experience. It helps you quickly get great sounding results thanks to its 40 pre-made "Styles" templates, which have been created and optimized by Gavin Lurssen, mastering engineer Reuben Cohen and the rest of the team. These templates reflect decades of combined mastering experience and fit a broad range of musical genres.

Using Lurssen Mastering couldn't be easier: Just create a project, load a song, then select an appropriate "Style" from the drop-down menu. Take control via an Input Drive knob and a five band EQ as well as a "PUSH" knob, which lets you subtly and uniformly nudge the EQs so you can "ride" the flow of the song and add that special Lurssen "magic" to your music. You can view and automate changes to the two knobs by using the waveform display with three different automation modes. You can make adjustments to EQ settings and save those as presets for easy recall — a preset consists of a style plus your adjustments. You can also view the physical gear chain and make subtle adjustments via the Chain view. When you've finished your mastering work, you can export your song to File Sharing, SoundCloud and more in a variety of popular file formats for final distribution and delivery.

With the Lurssen Mastering Console you can easily master audio with your iPhone/iPad while on the go.


• Created with Grammy Award winning Mastering Engineer Gavin Lurssen and his team
• Digitally reproduces Lurssen Mastering's unique studio workflow, techniques and signal chain philosophy
• Synergistic “whole is greater than the sum of its parts” mastering app for iPhone/iPad
• 40 pre-made "Styles" created by Lursssen Mastering that reproduce the settings and gear used to master different genres
• 3 easy-to-navigate displays: A Studio view with controls, a Wave waveform view and a Chain view for the individual processors
• Controllable Input Drive knob
• Adjustable 5 band EQ with fixed frequency
• "PUSH" Knob to subtly enhance selected song passages via uniform EQ adjustment
• Full automation available to adjust controls to audio content
• Gangable Input Drive control for stereo balance tweaks
• Input/Process assignable VU metering
• Stereo/Mono monitoring capability
• 88.2/96kHz output processing
• Audio import from device library
• FREE app that allows demo of settings and features (with intermittent noise injected plus no export options)
• Play/Process In-app purchase unlocks application
• HD Engine In-app purchase unlocks high res processing and export
• Digital Delivery Mastering (DDM) option added to the HD Engine In-app purchase

What’s New

Version 1.1.1

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

-General reliability & security improvements

Ratings and Reviews

3.1 out of 5
78 Ratings

78 Ratings

BrahbertFrost ,

Don’t get the basic upgrade

Sounds great but the basic upgrade is not worth the $50, imo. Very little feature-wise and you can only export things into your shared iTunes library, kind of defeating the point of having a completely ITB phone mastering process. Also, in case like me you thought you could shell out $50 more sometime in the future for the full upgrade, that’s definitely not an option.

Also a HUGE hard drive memory hog in a way I haven’t quite figured out where the data is being stored but if you’re rebouncing and doing several different revisions of a master then you stack up memory real real quick.

Developer Response ,

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Jamstreet beat ,

The App crashes every time!

I wanted to try it in demo version first to see if I would like it and if it’s helpful for me before buying it, since you don’t get a refund from the App is not helpful, just as the same way when trying on a brand new pair of Boots, you just don’t buy the Boots first, then try them on. I feel it’s a very poor way of demonstrating the App when you first launch the App, and then a pop up come up on the screen that says “The App is running in Demo Mode with Bursts of Noise during Playback”, then the pop up prompt you to buy it for 99 Bucks, or the other version for 65 Bucks!

Every time I launch the App, try to add a song from my library, the App crashes every time, and I power-cycled several times! If the App didn’t crash every time, and allowed me to try the full version in demo mode to see how it really work, I wouldn’t mind paying top Dollar for the App, since I am Debt Free and have lots of cash to buy what ever I want. I’m am not impressed!

seljun ,

Sounds really good with some caveats

I really like how this sounds and I will say, the better your mix is, the better the master. I like what this app does to the sound. I do wish there was a little more visual representation like a gonometer, multimeter, or even just a LUFs meter. It would provide some assurance that the levels are where they need to be without having to export the file to a DAW and checking it there. OR just make it an AUV3 so we can do metering in the DAW.

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