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What is Audio Mastering?
Audio mastering is the process of taking a song, album, or other completed piece of audio and making it ready for release.
A mastering engineer goes through a number of processes such as editing, balancing levels between tracks, and equalization. The goal of mastering is to present a professional sounding product that accurately represents all the tracks and balances the sonic experience across all frequencies.
Audio mastering is the final stage of the production process for a song.
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Why does my song need mastering?
The goal of the mastering stage of production is to take an artist’s completed mixes and make them sound better. This is done by manipulating the frequency range, volume, loudness, stereo placement, and dynamic range of a track.
Does mastering really matter?
While many musicians and mix engineer know what a mastering engineer does, the impact that mastering has on the sound of your music is often overlooked. Mastering is the final stage in music production and while it can be challenging, it is also an opportunity to polish and enhance your songs. A good mastering engineer will make sure your tracks are consistent across different playback systems by adjusting for such factors such as loudness and frequency response.
How do I choose the right mastering engineer for me?
As an independent music artist, you are faced with the daunting task of deciding who to entrust the final step of the music production process to. After years of work, recording, mixing and going over your song, it all comes down to this. Choosing the right person for the job can be difficult, but these 3 steps will help you make a decision: