Category: Mastering


Mastering is the process of preparing and transferring recorded audio from a source that holds the final mix into a data storage device. This data storage device is known as a master. This is the last step in the process of making a professional-sounding song. Mastering acts like a filter: a type of audio post-production…
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Stem Mastering and Mixing

Stem mastering and mixing are crucial techniques for music production. They have the goal to enhance the song and prepare it for distribution. But before delving into specifics, we need to dissect the terms and go back to basics. The Stem in Stem Mastering and Mixing First things first, stems—aka sub-mixes, subgroups, or busses—involve a…
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