In the previous weeks of music production blog posts we looked into finding the right equipment, writing the melody and coming up with the song forms. Moreover, last week we looked into how to arrange the rest of the song in terms of adding more instruments such as bass and drums.
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:
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 – […]