In this Introduction to Mastering from our friends at PureMix you can watch this free tutorial and learn the secrets & history of mastering audio from Fab Dupont. You can also learn why it is such a vital step in the record making process.
Fab Dupont unveils the secrets of mastering and gives you the keys to understand this vital part of the record making process.
- 00:00 - Start
- 00:0 - History of Mastering
- 02:55 - Coherence
- 03:29 - Sound Reference
- 04:24 - Loudness
- 05:37 - The Room
- 06:43 - Mastering While Mixing
In this tutorial you'll learn:
- Where mastering came from
- How mastering has evolved through time
- Why mastering is just as important as recording and mixing
- Why you should hire a mastering engineer for your records
In this free video tutorial, Fab details the goals of mastering and believe it or not, it's not just about making your record sound louder than a Katy Perry record. If the concept of mastering has always seemed obscure and distant from you, this video could start you down the path towards mastering enlightenment.
Want To Learn More?
For anyone looking to learn more about how to master for themselves, you can check out Fab's Mastering Tools tutorial. Here is the trailer for it...
In this paid for video that costs $17, Fab Dupont features 8 tools you need to own and learn to be able to master records like the pros. Metering, eqing, multiband compression, broadband compressing, limiting, parallel processing, MS processing, etc...
There are so many tools at your disposal when it comes time to put the finishing touches on a record. Do you know what they are? More importantly, how well can you use them?
Fab discusses the 8 tools essential to the art of mastering and shows you exactly how best to use them. This video is full of examples that are applied to a wide range of musical styles. You’ll gain a deeper level of understanding as he explains the theory and reasoning behind the application of every tool.
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