Recently I’ve been scouring the world in search of useful and relevant information about audio recording, engineering and mastering techniques. In the process I have rediscovered some great books including the likes of Bob Katz’s “Mastering Audio: The Art and the Science” as well as excellent trade magazines such as Future Music and Computer Music [...]
In 2009 the German based artist was nominated for Beatport’s “Best Progressive House Artists”, and eventually went onto win the coveted Beatport award in the category “Best Progressive House Track” for his remix of Delerium “Silence”. – www.thomas-gold.com/ Here’s a video interview with Thomas Gold produced by Future Music Magazine describing the instruments, plug-ins and [...]
In Audio Engineering, Dithering is a “post-mastering” process in which a 24bit (or higher) file is converted to the standard CD sample rate of 16bit 44100Hz. During this precess, a small amount of noise is added to the converted file. As I understand it, the small amount of noise helps to smooth gaps between samples [...]
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Although this clip is essentially an advertisement for T-Racks and Bobby Osinski’s books, if you are interested in the fundamentals of audio mastering, there are some very good pieces of advice in this short clip. Eq’ing, Compression, and Limiting on the master mix level are detailed in this video.
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Recently I’ve been using iZotpe Ozone to Master my newer music projects. After applying Ozone’s effects,the difference in quality and dynamics is like night and day. I can’t recommend this product enough. I encourage everyone to give it a try. Anyhow, here is a tutorial that displays Ozone’s ability to scan the frequencies represented in [...]