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!
Nasty surprises when streaming your own music could be a thing of the past thanks to MasterCheck Pro with advanced metering and realtime codec previewing.
Mastering is the crucial last step in the production process. Here are some mastering apps that you should definitely check out.
Featuring over 70 crafted presets, iZotope Ozone 7 Elements provides a simpler way to master mixes and make them radio and streaming-ready.
Once you've finished mixing a track it's time to take it to the next level for playing live, radio play & release. Olav Basoski shares his Ableton Live mastering tips in this live video class.
So you want a free Ableton Live rack that features a multiband mid/side compressor ideal for mastering? You're in the right place. Here's how to use it, build it... and you can download it for free!
In an ideal world we'd send mixes to be professionally mastered. If you're looking to master, or pre-master, in Ableton Live this FREE audio effects rack from Manmade Mastering is a must-download.
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.
The advice from most is to not have any effects on your master channel when mixing. However, Rich Tozzoli breaks away from convention to explore how a mastering chain can help your mixes.
It may surprise you that Pablo Picasso's philosophy on the creative process can be applied to music production. Shane Berry demonstrates how a world famous artist's vision can transform your sounds.
Lurssen Mastering Console for iPad from IK Multimedia is pretty darn good. Make no doubt about that. So we think many producers will be pleased to know it's now available for iPhone too.
SoundCloud users now have a fast, effortless and cost-free solution for optimizing their audio for streaming. That is, SoundCloud users can now use LANDR's online AI mastering service for free.
If you're looking for pro audio mastering software, then WaveLab will be on your list. Version 9 adds more tools, smoother workflow, MasterRig, and a new interface to make mastering more manageable.
An online audio mastering service? Before you turn away in disgust / delight read on... MasterBox presents the first ever mastering app for Android, and also provides EQ and loudness controls!
IK Multimedia's Lurssen Mastering for Mac/PC and for iPad looks to lower the difficulty level for producers who want to master their tracks in their own studios. Has mastering audio ever been easier?