Have you ever wanted to know more about mastering but wee afraid to ask? Well iZotope has updated their free educational guide Mastering with Ozone to keep pace with the evolving world of mastering technology and techniques. The free guide is a comprehensive resource for everyone who wants to learn more about the mastering process and is one of several free guides produced by iZotope.
The guide's 68 pages cover mastering basics, general EQ tips, dynamics, loudness maximizing, stereo imaging, meters, dynamic EQ, and many other concepts. The final chapter provides insights from mastering pros like Greg Calbi, Adam Ayan, Bob Ohlsson, Scott Hull, and Marc-Dieter Einstmann on how they approach mastering and use specific tools.
The 2015 edition has been revised by Jonathan Wyner, iZotope's Education Director and Chief Mastering Engineer/Founder of M Works Mastering Studios. Over the past 25 years, Jonathan has mastered more than 5,000 releases across every musical genre. Notable mastering credits include Aerosmith, David Bowie, Cream, Aimee Mann, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Nirvana, and many more. In addition to his mastering projects, Jonathan is also a faculty member at Berklee College of Music.