I checked it out after I just uploaded a track. It’s interesting, it’s mostly automatic but gives a few controls. You can choose the type of sound, there’s “thunder”, for a big club sound, “sunroof”, which is a lighter, I guess more midrangey sound, there’s a few others. Then you can adjust how much of the mastering effect is applied.
I tried it out on my BB track (:coughcoughrighthere:: https://soundcloud.com/io_madness/bb112-virtual-beats), with the “thunder” setting, and it did sound pretty good, nice a level.
The thing is, the mastering is a PAID service.
For normal users, mastering is $5 a track.
If you have a Pro Unlimited Soundcloud account, you get 3 free masters per month, then it’s a discounted price of $4 per track.
It seems pretty cool, I’ve been seeing automatic mastering starting to pop up as a service people offer. I remember a while back there was some online site that did a similar thing.
This one, on the track I did, it sounded pretty good in the preview. It’d be fun to use with a Pro account, as you only pay like $12/mo, and this is all just an add on to the existing services, so that’s cool.
I just hope that you get access to a download of the mastered track, and not just have it only on Soundcloud.