Our friends at Sonarworks recently published a free eBook called Successful Studio Setup, in which several industry professionals, including our very own Eli Krantzberg, explain how to go about setting up the perfect listening environment for critical mixing workflows in home recording studios. In this article we look at the latest free eBook from Sonarworks called Creation and Translation, which explains ways we can control the conditions in our studios to help us produce translatable mixes.
This eBook covers…
How loud should we listen?
How pure must our monitor system be?
What kind of files need to be distributed?
These questions and many more like them are answered in this 43 page eBook.. Like Sonarworks’ previous eBook Success Studio Setup, this at no point intimidates the reader. It’s an easy digest with some inspirational quotes from famous artists peppering the book throughout. The topics are written in such a way that there’s definitely something for everyone.
The eBook’s table of contents are as follows:
Chapter 1 – Hear What Your Audience Hears
What is Flat Sound and Should I Care?
What is Loudness?
Calibrating Your Listening Room for Loudness?
Chapter 2 – Producing Masters That Translate
6 Tips for Creating Masters that Translate Well to All Systems
Creating Masters for Streaming and Selling