Guiding you through the history and emergence of modern mastering techniques, then providing practical hints and tips on how to use them in your set up, Practical Mastering is the book for anyone wanting to master this elusive art form. Providing you with solid mastering theory underpinned by years of professional experience and hands-on advice to getting the most out of your set up.
Using years of practical and professional experience, Mark and Russ offer a discussion of how to effectively listen to and interpret post-mix tracks, showing you how to pick out areas of the mix that could be optimized or need development. Backing this up with professional tips and tricks on how to develop and fine tuning your hearing skills. Honing your ears to efficiently and effectively listen to your mixes and create perfectly polished master tracks.
Introduction 1. Mastering Tools 2. Mastering 3. DAW and Plug-in Comparison 4. Creating & Managing Loudness 5. Editing 6. Making a Product 7. Knowledgebase: Listening is Key