Mastering is a key part of producing sound and music. These pro video courses will help you get to grips with the process, whatever your DAW or platform.
If you've ever wondered just what modern and vintage processing types are doing to your masters and which to choose, this short video from Matt Hepworth will explain all.
When there's no budget for mastering or you need to pre-master to show someone what the end results are likely to be, Waves' CLA Mixdown plug-in could be just the ticket - and an affordable one.
The sound of these legendary consoles can be heard on countless classic albums spanning many genres. Even in the software age you can still capture it, as Joe Albano explains.
We've all heard about the loudness wars, but what does the term actually mean? Matt Hepworth uses WaveLab plus some commercial tracks to show you just how loud music has got - and what to do about it.
Good news, with Spotify's latest announcement, the loudness wars may finally be coming to an end. So what does this mean for producers?
Mastering your music for the plethora of possible listening devices out there just got a whole lot easier, and you won't need to be a rocket scientist to use it.
Mandy Parnell has worked with countless artists including the Chemical Brothers, Max Richter, Jamie XX, Björk and Brian Eno. Her story is an inspiring one.
People might listen to your music on any one of thousands of devices. Here’s why you should listen back on as many as possible, and an insider tip on how to shortcut straight to the end of the process
Doing everything yourself can lead to a loss of perspective on the direction of your final master. Watch Joe Albano explain why this can be a problem, and how to fix it!
Mastering is the crucial last step in the production process. Here are some mastering apps that you should definitely check out.
Here's an excerpt from the free live video Masterclass on Wavelab Pro 9 from the AskAudio Academy. In this video Matt Loel T Hepworth demonstrates how to easily add mid/side processing to any plug-in!
There are a number of online, automatic music master gin services available. CloudBounce uses machine learning for high-quality mastering and is now available at a low price for Tracktion T7.
Infected Mushroom and Waves Audio have combined forces to bring us an interesting take on multiband mastering in plug-in form. Gary Hiebner finds out what it is capable of in this review.
In this final part of the Cubase start to finish tutorial series Hollin Jones explores how to turn your mixes into masters and export them so the world can hear them.