Learn more about mixing, mastering, audio repair, vocal processing and other useful topics with a variety of articles, videos, and guides from our trusted experts.
Inspired by vintage tape machines like the Studer A810, the Vintage Tape module & plug-in iZotope's Ozone 7 Advanced can add an analog color to your digital recordings.
It’s important for a mastering engineer understand what the artist is trying to accomplish, and keep open lines of communication throughout the process. This can be done ahead of the mastering session, or the artist can be a part of the mastering process themselves.
It’s important to deliver masters that will sound good on a number of different playback systems. Here are some tips to ensure your tracks sound great no matter where your listeners hear them.
Many of us are used to thinking of our recordings in terms of left and right channel. However listening to and processing recordings as mid/side (center and edges of the stereo field) leads us to many interesting possibilities. Dave talks about "listening in side" and how it can reveal mixing tricks and flaws, and about the basics of applying mid/side processing in a mastering setting.
Dave Moulton offers tons of helpful hints for mastering your mixes, as well as why you really shouldn't. Check out this article for plenty of real-world advice on how to go about mastering your own mixes if you really, really have to.