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40 Minutes of Exclusive Information About Home Mastering!

What is mastering?

Is it putting every processor on your mixed song and hoping for the best?

Is it making it as loud as possible and hoping it song?

(No, it isn’t. Sorry Lars Ulrich…)

Well, if that’s not what mastering is, what is it really?

And more importantly, how can you learn how to do it yourself.

Ian Shepherd has been mastering for over 16 years now and he knows the answer to all these questions.

So I interviewed him.

He should be familiar to most, if not all, of you as the man behind Production Advice and The Home Mastering Masterclass.

Here are some of the topics we discussed:

  • The importance of knowing the “how” and “why” of home mastering.
  • The importance of metering.
  • The unimportance of specific DAWs.
  • Why “balance” is more important than “matching.”
  • Normalization and the value of headroom during mixing.
  • What to expect in the next weeks of the Home Mastering Masterclass.

Ian Shepherd on Home Mastering

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About me

About Björgvin Benediktsson

I’m Björgvin Benediktsson. I’m a musician, audio engineer and best-selling author. I help musicians and producers make a greater impact with their music by teaching them how to produce and engineer themselves. I’ve taught thousands of up and coming home studio producers such as yourself how to make an impact with their music through Audio Issues since 2011.

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