The Basic Mastering Course is a practical guide to mastering in the modern home studio environment. You will learn the skills necessary to master your own mixes and productions, or the work of other producers and artists. This course will teach you mastering specific equalization, compression and spatial imaging techniques as well as maximizing and exporting the final masters for streaming, downloads and CD.
This is an introduction to the art of Mastering, defining what it is and explaining its role in the music production process.
There are many forms of Mastering Software. Some are focussed purely on processing audio and others offer advanced editing features and the ability to create CD Masters.
These lessons focus on the application of Equalization in the Mastering Process
These lessons focus on Compression and Limiting Techniques in the Mastering Process.
Size is about much more than just frequencies and compression, it’s also about depth and focused imaging. These lessons uncover valuable depth and imaging techniques to squeeze out all the size you can get from a mix.
Love it or Hate it Loudness is a inescapable part of the modern music production environment. This is about more than just making your mix louder than the next guy’s mix, it is about adapting your mixes to the many ways people listen to music and the environments they listen in.
The process of mastering for CD involves a number of additional steps and considerations to get the best results from the manufacturing process.
After all the processing and preparation work is done, the final master must be exported and converted to the necessary formats for distribution. These lessons discuss.