Mastering is one of the most important parts about finishing a song. After spending many hours and days finishing a mix, it can be the key ingredient to give your song a more commercial feel. When a mix is properly prepared for mastering, not only your final product will be much more satisfactory, but you will also avoid any further troubles and save considerable amount of time and money. In order to get the best results out of mastering, here are some best practices to prepare your mix for a mastering engineer:
1. Have an attention grabbing event picture. This is one of the two most important things about creating a first impression of your event. Like any buying choices, most people will make their decision to come to your event in split seconds. This means you need to have high quality picture that summarizes the essence of […]
Last week I wrote about machine learning and what it implies for arts from the 143rd International Audio Engineering Society (AES) Conference at New York.. Another mind opening session was with four famous audio mixing engineers with many GRAMMY awards: George Massenburg (McGill University – Canada), Michelle Desachy (Estudio19 – Mexico), Ronald Prent (Wisseloord Studios – […]
Tired of the AI and Machine learning dystopia theories? I went to New York last weekend to listen what the experts think will change in music industry and arts.
Today you don’t need a record label to release your music, and similarly, you don’t need a publisher to write and release a book. This means that you can also release your own audiobook, where you can not only tell your own story as an artist, but you can also turn your authentic story into a great branding tool.
People do judge a book by its cover. A great looking, well organized website can go as far as taking your artist brand to the next level, just as the opposite could disrupt your reputation. It is very easy to create a website, but if it’s not quite representing your artistic brand, it could lead […]
Continuing on the topic of last week’s post, we will go further into contests. During that post, I talked about contests as an effective way of increasing ‘likes’, ‘follows’ or subscriber numbers in general. Using social media is certainly effective for musicians, actors, visual artists, gym and yoga instructors to boost their statistics. Building upon […]