About

LIghtyear, LLC does business as Earful Recording and Earful Mastering.

Jim Stern, owner, has been in business in various aspects of the audio industry for over 30 years – from musician to audio engineer to recording and production, Jim understands the process.

A lifelong audiophile, Jim hears the nuances of classical music and has a true love for the genre, giving him a unique ability to preserve the purity of the music while using modern and vintage equipment and technologies.

Jim is also adjunct faculty at Mesa Community College teaching various audio and mixing techniques to students enrolled in the Audio Production Technologies degree program.

Lightyear, LLC is fully insured and registered with the Arizona Corporation Commission.