Deciding between monitors and headphones


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Deciding between monitors and headphones

Mastering is best done with monitors, but sometimes it's just not possible to listen to your monitors when you're working on music at home. When it's late at night and your kids, significant other or neighbor is in the next room separated by only paper thin walls, you have no choice but to try to work on headphones. Working on headphones does have three significant downsides, though, your ears get tired, you can't wear them for as long as you need to which might be as long as 8 to 12 hours, because your head and ears get tired from the extra weight, it's easy to get ear fatigue.

You have a tendency to turn the phones up, which can lead to some quick ear fatigue again limiting your ability to work for long periods. You get a false sense of what the mix is like, because most professional headphones really sound great compared to ear buds, you get a false sense of what the mix is like, especially on the low end. This causes you not work as hard getting the frequency balance of yo...

Deciding between monitors and headphones
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Deciding between monitors and headphones 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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