Beginning with the basic listening technique


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Beginning with the basic listening technique

Regardless of what kind of monitors or room you have to work with there are some proven techniques that will yield some reasonable results even under the worst conditions. These are all dependent upon your ears, which are still the primary ingredient in mastering and not the gear. Listen to some CDs that you love before you start mastering. You want to listen to the highest quality program that you can get, so this is one time when the CD beats an MP3. Although a lossless medium like a FLAC file could work as well. Listen to some of your favorite songs that you know really well, and understand how these sound under variety of playback systems.

You can even import the songs into your digital audio workstation while you're mastering for direct comparison. Ideally, the reference songs will be in the same genre as the one you're mastering. This one point will save you from over- or under-EQing. If your mastering job doesn't sound similar to your reference song, then you're not finished...

Beginning with the basic listening technique
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Beginning with the basic listening technique provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Bobby Owsinski as part of the Audio Mastering Techniques

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Audio + Music
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iTunes Pro Tools
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