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How to make a song louder with Mastering

Learn more about Mastering.  The songs are made louder by using compressor, EQ and limiting on the track without making the track sound crushed or distorted. Often...

LUFS – the new Loudness Units. What do they mean ? How to read...

Want to know more about the new LUFS?? This discussion describes how to read one of the new LUFS loudness meters, and what it means for any...

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...

Clipping – digital versus analogue, and limiting

Want to know more about Clipping? Ian Shepherd says Clipping is when a digital signal is pushed and passed zero db in the scale. For example taking...
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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...

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...

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...

MTM114 Pro-Techniques: Ian Shepherd on Metering & Mastering

Ian Shepherd talks about a new home mastering course he launched that helps people get better result in their mixes. He answers the queries of the students...

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...

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...