Articles on Mastering

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The Mastering Lab

Doug Sax’s Mastering Lab in Ojai California. This surround sound, 5.1-capable room is located just north of Los Angeles and features a wealth of high-quality mastering gear....

MASTERING FOR 5.1

Even though there is still ample uncertainty about how the 5.1-channel revolution will play out in the marketplace with format confusion chief among the obstacles mastering engineers who have been working in the medium since its inception have learned many lessons about how to best deliver their clients' multichannel projects to the home theater...

Issues in Modern Mastering

Mastering sound engineers face professional challenges when mastering recorded audio. Learn about audio mastering studio engineers in Mix magazine profile feature...

The Hidden Sony Masters

Sony Music and Sony Mastering Use Audio Techniques to Master Hit Records...

Mastering Revolution

Lorenz Vauck is the man behind the computer at XARC Mastering (Dresden, Germany), where he provides low-cost, fast-turnaround mastering services to an international clientele....

Mastering for DVD

Professional engineers and producers share tips and techniques with Mix to master DVDs for the home theater. Learn about monitor and speaker placement and technical specifications....

Timeless Mastering, New York City

The mastering business has weathered as many surges and reversals as any segment of the music industry in recent years. So it may seem fairly surprising that just a couple of years ago, when everyone was in a digital panic over the arrival of new tools...

MASTERING OUTSIDE THE MAJOR MARKETS

For as long as most of us can remember, America's music business has been concentrated in just three cities: Los Angeles, New York and Nashville....

Bob Ludwig Master Engineer

Bob Ludwig has long been one of the pre-eminent mastering engineers in the U.S., respected by both musicians and his peers. He's mastered albums by countless major (and minor) groups in every style....

Mastering the Music: A Dark Art No More

The main thing that I notice about the time I've been in the mastering business is that the technology has gotten so much more diverse and complex....

Oceanview Mastering

Oceanview Mastering was born ten years ago, but that provides few clues to the depth of professional experience that resides within this two-suite facility in Los Angeles....

Capitol Mastering

Capitol Mastering shares the 40-plus-year heritage of one of the most American of pro audio success stories: Capitol Records....




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Mix Regional

The Mix Regional section for Mix's September 2014 issue focuses on Miami. Send us your studio news: updates, sessions, new rooms, plus club performances and installations. Let the Mix audience know what is going on! Send photos and descriptions to mixeditorial@nbmedia.com.




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