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 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.
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.
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.
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.
A DAW with a twist, MixBus 4 recreates the sonic personality of the Harrison hardware consoles. But how accurate is the sound? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth takes 'The Bus' around the block.
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.
O8 (AKA Ozone 8) is the newest element on the iZotope periodic table, but will people bond with it? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth takes a look at its properties.
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.
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.
The original SSL consoles were the sound of '80s & '90s pop and rock. The Waves SSL 4000 collection brings the 4000 E & G consoles to software and we've compiled 5 tips to help you get the most from i
So, your mixes sound great live, but how can you ensure they stand out amongst professional releases and promo CDs? Mo Volans delivers a useful tutorial for all DJs.
So you want to concentrate on editing audio or mastering a track? Rather than turn to your DAW with all the bells and whistles check out Steinberg's admired WaveLab 8, for Mac & PC.