Yearly Archives: 2011

Mixing studio mastering?

The band asks this question:  What would happen if we had our mix engineer also do the mastering?  This question is asked by most bands these days at some point.  Budgets are small and mixing engineers like the fact that …

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Mastering: The final step

Creating a musical album is a three step precess:  Recording, mixing and mastering.  Mastering originally was part of the process of creating a physical metal master for pressing vinyl on a lathe.  A record cannot handle frequencies which are too …

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