A lot of people, when they hear the words “audio mastering” immediately imagine a scene from a movie. To people who’ve actually done it this is an annoying image. Recording is messy. A lot of musicians that are making music at home, who aren’t the pop singer in an oak-paneled studio, believe that there’s some sort of mutual exclusivity between “professionally mastered” music and “professionally recorded” music, that they can’t have music professionally mastered that was recorded at home or in a garage. Either that or they think themselves really “punk” or “DIY” or something of that nature and decline to use it because it’s incoherent with their personal musical aesthetic.Read more »
Instead of sending it to CD and then having the AAC files ripped from that, mastering engineers can now use Apple’s tools to create custom AAC files from the high-resolution master. Some people think that mastering for a digital format is silly, but it’s downright stupid to ignore iTunesRead more »
“All in one” schools can be tempting, but when teetering on the question “should i learn to do all this stuff myself or pop for professional mastering?” You should be clear about your goals. If you decide you are serious, and aren’t sure where to turn contact us.Read more »
With more and more football players with dreams of a music career the NFL decided to open a music camp. The players visited a professional music studio at one point, getting some instruction on how to make records.Read more »
Experts in the recording and mastering fields have been making better and better quality recordings. To hear the music on an MP3 or radio has been disheartening. Most Engineers agree its time for high-fidelity to make a comeback.Read more »
At SoundOps, we love mastering dubstep! There is no denying it’s novelty to the general public, and for those of us who have enjoyed the genre for a while, it’s cool to see it grow. If you produce your own dubstep mixes, and want them to hit harder than the demo-sounding projects your friends have, let us master one of your tracks.Read more »
Unlimited Mastering has arrived!Read more »
SoundOps.com | Head Engineer Responds to FAQ by DIY artistRead more »
Check out this great advice from Paul White at SoundOnSound:
20 DIY Mixing Tips
This is an excellent list of essential things to bear in mind if you’re considering doing your own audio recording and mixing!
Remember: A Good Master Starts With a Good Mix.
We’ve heard a lot of people say that mastering doubles the quality of a [...]
This is a question that came from one of our friends on youtube,
and we thought you guys would benefit from the conversation.
I know how to mix and master my music. I hope. Lol. I am getting a shure ksmA pretty soon and that is a top of the line mic. im wondering if i just [...]