Tag archive for ‘Music Mastering’
By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
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Mastering Tutorial: Part Six – Running Parts

The final process in the mastering stage doesn’t involve processing the audio at all. Mike Hillier readies his printer.. The final step of mastering comes once all the tracks for the release are processed More...

By MusicTech.net On Monday, February 29th, 2016
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Mastering Tutorial: Part Five – Setting Levels and Limiting

To many people, making the mix loud is the whole point of mastering, but to others it’s more contentious. Mike Hillier tries to hit the sweet spot… This month, we’re using the track Foreign Waters More...

By MusicTech.net On Thursday, February 4th, 2016
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Ableton Live Tutorial: Finishing Your Project

You’ve reached the final part of our massive Live guide, and it’s your last chance to tweak before sharing your song with the world! Martin Delaney is your master… Welcome to the last stage in this long-running More...

By MusicTech.net On Monday, February 1st, 2016
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Mastering Tutorial: Part Four – Separating The Frequencies

Like mid-side, multi-band processing is one of the tools that gives mastering its mystique. Mike Hillier delves into this often misunderstood world… This month, we’re using the track Breaking Point from More...

By MusicTech.net On Monday, February 1st, 2016
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Mastering Tutorial: Separating The Frequencies – Step-by-Step

In this step-by-step guide Mike Hillier explores multi-band processing… 1: Borderline is built around a fairly standard modern rock/pop arrangement. The mix has a pulsating guitar pattern panned wide, More...

By MusicTech.net On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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Ableton Live Tutorial: Final Tweaks Before Mastering

Hold on! Before sharing your finished tune with your friends and fans, Martin Delaney wants you to check and tweak your mix one last time. Last time, we added movies to the Arrangement View timeline. Now we More...

By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015
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Free Music Making Software: The Ultimate Collection

On this page we compile our roundups of the best free music making software available for music producers, recording musicians and DJ’s, complete with download links. The best synths, effects, DAWs and beats More...

By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015
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Mastering Tutorial: Part Two – Attack & Release

In our latest mastering workshop Mike Hillier turns his attention to the use and misuse of compressors in mastering… For many engineers, compression is one of the toughest tools to crack. The basic concepts More...

By MusicTech.net On Friday, October 16th, 2015
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The 6 Best Freeware Mastering Tools

Here’s our round-up of free plug-ins used to make your mixes sound professional… A1Stereo Control – Stereo expansion and control processor Stereo expansion is often used in moderation during More...

By MusicTech.net On Monday, October 12th, 2015
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Mastering Tutorial: Part One – Wrangling!

In the first of a six-part series on mastering, Mike Hillier takes a look at the frequency domain of the mix. Download the Project Files and Video here Example Track: For this workshop, we’re using the song More...