January 11th, 2018 by Ryan Schwabe
As an artist, producing or engineering your own music can feel very liberating. It allows you to craft a unique sonic signature for your record without relying on anyone else’s vision.
With a little bit of practice, creating unique tones and productions will come easy to many young producers. But Read more...
December 11th, 2017 by David Weiss
Reference tracks are essential in any studio. Following up on our previous guide “Next-Gen Reference Tracks”, we’ll continue asking top audio pros what they put their ears on.
Jeremy Lubsey, Mastering Engineer for Vlado Meller Mastering, reveals the three reference tracks that keep him on point.
Give a look – Read more...
October 26th, 2017 by Michael Duncan
Mastering engineer Stephen Marsh
For over 20 years, mastering engineer Stephen Marsh has been using his golden ears to bring expert detail and focus to hundreds of records, scores, soundtracks, and reissues.
It was a quick decision while working at Taco Bell one evening that determined the New York native’s Read more...
September 28th, 2017 by SonicScoop
In today’s video post, veteran mastering engineer Joe Lambert walks us through a real mastering session to drop decades worth of insights on putting the final touches on a release.
Check out the video below, complete with audio examples. (To hear the full, finished before-and-after versions of this track, click Read more...
June 19th, 2017 by David Weiss
The next time you’re on a stroll uptown, keep your eyes open for a firehouse on West 121st Street — then open up your ears. Put those senses together, and they’ll reveal something unexpected inside.
The first surprise is that this classic building transformed 10 years ago into The Mastering Read more...