Posts with tag mastering

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New Zynaptiq Plugin, Intensity, Uses Facial Recognition Algorithms For Audio Processing

The new plugin for mixing, mastering and sound design from Zynaptiq has a unique approach to audio processing. Using techniques found in facial recognition algorithms, it adds intensity to your sounds

The Evolution Of Mastering: From Vinyl To Mobile

Mastering is a key production technique but one that's evolved over time. Joe Albano explains its history, and how it works in Logic Pro X.

Meet LANDR's New Online Album Mastering Service, Powered By Artificial Intelligence

LANDR has taken the data from millions of online track mastering sessions to create AI-powered online mastering for entire albums. Is this the way of the future?

Bute Loudness Suite Is A New Mixing & Mastering Plugin Pack From Signum Audio

Aimed at pro studios, this bundle of limiter, normaliser, and analyser is intended to cater to all your mixing and mastering needs. Here's the details.

Hickory & Dickory Are Dedicated MIDI Controllers For Fabfilter Mixing Plugins

Thousands of producers using Fabfilter's Pro Q (EQ), Pro C (compressor), and Pro L (peak limiter) plugins may have wished for a dedicated hardware mixer or controller. Your wish has been granted...

Multiband Mastering Tips With 4Dyne & Mixing And Mastering Rig 3

This powerful multiband mastering Rack Extension gives you complete control over the shape of your tracks in Reason. Mo Volans explains how it works.

Mastering In The Box: Which EQ Type To Choose?

Standard, Character or Linear Phase? Joe Albano explains each of these EQ types as they relate to the mastering process, and what they bring to the table.

Mastering Music: Making Your Tracks Loud, Proud & Punchy

Mastering is a vital part of the production process, and there are some good hard and fast rules you can observe to make it as effective as possible. Rich Tozzoli shares his top tips.

Why Just A Little Mastering Knowledge Can Be Dangerous

Knowing a little - but not too much - about mastering can lead you into some bad practices. Joe Albano shares his experiences of common pitfalls and how to avoid them.

New Loudness Trends in Music Mastering

You may have heard of the Loudness Wars, but there's a whole new landscape emerging when it comes to levels. Joe Albano explains where the industry is heading.

How To Prepare Tracks For Mastering Using Master Fader Automation

Creating clean, smooth fades at the start and end of tracks ensures no unwanted noise makes it through to the mastering stage when you're finishing your tracks. Here's how it works.

Review: Steinberg WaveLab 9.5

Steinberg's much-loved mastering and wave editing suite gets a facelift as well as some powerful new tools. Hollin Jones puts WaveLab 9.5 to the test.

Essential Production Concepts: Mixing Vs. Mastering

Mixing and mastering are two vital parts of the production process. But how do you know which kinds of processing to use at which stage? Joe Albano explains the unique requirements of both.

Mixing Secrets: 3 Videos To Help You Improve Your Mixes

Whatever DAW you use or style of music you work with, there's always something new to know about the art and science of mixing. Here are three videos to get you going.

Review: T-RackS 5

T-RackS pretty much started the software mastering revolution and brought advanced tools to home users for the first time. Now at version 5, Hollin Jones finds out what's changed...