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What makes an engineer influential?

Want to know the secrets of an influential engineer? A mixing engineer sets a vision for an outcome prior to making mixes. They put their energy and...

Dither or distort ? Listen and decide for yourself

How to decide between Dither or Distort? The effect of using dither on digital video is that it creates a lot of hiss in the video. This...

Loudness Wars versus Michael Jackson – Loud Loses !

How good is high volume? People now-a-days are more inclined towards louder music, very few prefer pleasant notes over the louder ones. The Loudness Wars are making...

iTunes Sound Check has an “Album Mode” – finally !

Finally  “Album Mode” is available in the iTunes Sound Check feature which is enabled in the itunes radio by default. Itunes sound check helps to even out...

Has the Loudness War been won ?

This is a very important topic where Ian Shepherd speaks about Bob katz who is a campaigner against the loudness war. He took a public stand against...

Mastering: How to make a song louder in mastering – and the price you...

Learn mastering with multiband compression. A song can be made louder using compressor, EQ and limiting. The main idea is to raise the volume without making the...

Loudness Meters in use – a roundup of some of the best

The loudness meters are now-a-days available as plug-ins for any computer video software. The TT Loudness Mater is no longer the only (or best) way to measure...

Ian Shepherd on Mastering Artemis – ‘Sephyra’

Mastering Engineer Ian Shepherd has a few words to say about working on 'Sephyra' - the new album from Artemis. Artemis - Sephyra Kickstarter: http://www.kic...

Why the TT Meter doesn’t work on vinyl

Learn why vinyl cannot be measured using TT Meter? Sometimes vinyl is mastered with more dynamics than the digital versions of the mix and looking at waveforms...
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Home Mastering EQ Workshop

This webinar describes about using EQ in mastering, using the songs as examples. While EQ’ing a track one should always have a consistent monitoring level. Bring the...