Category: Mastering

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. Mastering 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

First things first. Stems, also known as sub-mixes, subgroups or busses involve a group of audio sources that are mixed together. A stem can exist in mono, in stereo or in multiple tracks for surround sound. When talking specifically about sound mixing for film, stems are usually used to facilitate the final mix. In order…
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