Category: Mastering

  • What Does Mastering Mean in Music?

    What Does Mastering Mean in Music?

    Mastering is the final stage in a recording’s creation and the most crucial step of the production process. It requires critical listening and subtle changes. It is essential that the client is involved in the process and provides honest feedback. Critical Listening Is Key to Creating a Great Master Leaders need to be able to […]

  • The Difference Between Mixing and Mastering

    The Difference Between Mixing and Mastering

    Although mixing and mastering are similar processes, there are some important differences. Mastering is usually done by a professional musician and involves a variety of tools and techniques. Mastering involves normalizing the volume of each song and blending different frequency ranges. Mastering is essential for streaming and radio because it adds metadata that allows songs […]

  • The Loudness War in 2022: 70 Years of Audio Confusion

    The Loudness War in 2022: 70 Years of Audio Confusion

    It was the late 1950s, and people were starting to take notice of something strange happening in the world of music. Record companies were starting to compete with each other to make their records louder and louder. This phenomenon became known as the Loudness War. In this blog post, we will explore the history of […]

  • 8 Essential Stages in The Music Production Process

    8 Essential Stages in The Music Production Process

    8 Essential Stages in The Music Production Process It can help with your workflows and productivity when creating music. The same is true for all the musicians in the beginning stages who have to continue working on the same project. It makes one feel frustrated by having incomplete project files when they have spent hours […]

  • How to Use Your De-Esser Right

    How to Use Your De-Esser Right

    The harsh ‘ess’ sounds orators or singers can produce during a powerful delivery close to a microphone are well-known. Almost every vocal recording contains ‘ess’ noises, whether from a strong vocal delivery, bad recording, speech impediments, or simply many ‘ess’ words spoken together. Wind instruments and other musical instruments may also make piercing ‘s’ sounds. […]

  • RipX: DeepAudio  – AI Empowerment & Audio Mastery

    RipX: DeepAudio – AI Empowerment & Audio Mastery

    RipX: DeepAudio – The Major Update to Replace Hit’n’Mix Infinity Hit’n’Mix Ltd launched a new App, RipX: DeepAudio replaces the legacy Hit’n’Mix Infinity App. By changing the name to RipX: DeepAudio, the developing company Hit’n’Mix highlights the additional crucial new features added in the now RipX audio platform. RipX: DeepAudio is a free update for […]

  • Brainworx bx_limiter True Peak Introductory Sale

    Brainworx bx_limiter True Peak Introductory Sale

    Brainworx bx_limiter True Peak Introductory Sale bx_limiter TP (True Peak) from Brainworx is a completely new design, crafted to avoid the shortcomings of existing true peak limiters. Use it to confidently hit your loudness targets without leaving behind any distortion-inducing inter-sample peaks, and without compromising on the sound quality of your masters. Designed from the […]

  • Empirical Labs Releases Rev 3 of AROUSOR

    Empirical Labs Releases Rev 3 of AROUSOR

    Empirical Labs Releases Rev 3 of AROUSOR Empirical Labs released AROUSOR™ Rev 3 — the latest development of its flagship compressor plug-in, introducing more tones based on its Distressor hardware counterpart. The hardware counterpart was one of the best-selling high-end compressors of all time as the product that started it all for the professional audio signal processing equipment designer […]

  • Dragon Fire – Tonal Compression

    Dragon Fire – Tonal Compression

    Dragon Fire – Tonal Compression Dragon Fire from denise – a monstrous way to tame dynamics of your track. Dragon Fire introduces tonal compression: a new and easier way to tame and color the dynamic of your tracks. On top of that, our Shape technology allows you to finely sculpt the flavor and behavior of the compressor algorithm. […]

  • Signum Audio’s New BUTE Loudness Suite 2 – Smart, Convincing Loudness Metering and True Peak Brickwall Limiter for Post-Production

    Signum Audio’s New BUTE Loudness Suite 2 – Smart, Convincing Loudness Metering and True Peak Brickwall Limiter for Post-Production

    Smart, Convincing Loudness Metering and True Peak Brickwall Limiter for Post-Production Signum Audio release today BUTE Loudness Suite 2 (BUTE-LS2) and BUTE Loudness Analyser 2 (BUTE-LA2), major updates to previous versions, making the mixing and mastering journey even smoother. BUTE Loudness Suite 2 is a smart, integrated and responsive loudness metering and audio limiting plugin that delivers the […]

  • 71% OFF KH-COMP1 Original Levelling Amplifier by Black Rooster Audio

    71% OFF KH-COMP1 Original Levelling Amplifier by Black Rooster Audio

    Original Levelling Amplifier by Black Rooster Audio This is a one-of-a-kind, beast of a compressor, that is up to the standards of one of the greatest producers of the moment, Koen Heldens – a multi-platinum, award-winning mix engineer, producer, and sound enthusiast. The KH-Comp1 is a compressor plugin from Black Rooster Audio, created in collaboration […]

  • iZotope Ozone 9 Advanced Upgrade Sale

    iZotope Ozone 9 Advanced Upgrade Sale

    iZotope Ozone 9 Advanced Upgrade Sale In our review of iZotope Ozone 9, we are looking at an industry established mastering suite. When you mix your own produced song or composition for a trailer or film score you need to master the end result. iZotope Ozone 9 lets you master your tracks for publication or before […]

  • BUTE Loudness Normaliser is MAGIC for Audio Broadcast Standards

    BUTE Loudness Normaliser is MAGIC for Audio Broadcast Standards

    BUTE Loudness Normaliser The Bute Loudness Normaliser is a high-end standalone application for Windows and Mac, assisting post-production engineers with the final checks of the mastering journey. With our automated solution, you can rest assured your audio is on point before submission in just a few clicks. Signum Audio’s Bute Loudness Normaliser is absolutely magic. […]

  • iZotope Ozone 9 Sale

    iZotope Ozone 9 Sale

    iZotope Ozone 9 Sale Ozone 9 (Affiliate Link) brings balance to your music with never-before-seen processing for low end, real-time instrument separation, and lightning-fast workflows powered by machine learning. Step into the world of iZotope’s AI software with the Mix & Master Bundle, now featuring Ozone 9 Standard, Neutron 3 Standard and Tonal Balance Control […]

  • iZotope Mix & Master Bundle Sale

    iZotope Mix & Master Bundle Sale

    iZotope Mix & Master Bundle Sale The Best in Mixing & Mastering Step into the world of iZotope’s AI software with the Mix & Master Bundle, now featuring Ozone 9 Standard, Neutron 3 Standard and Tonal Balance Control 2. Create the perfect mix for your track with the complete set of 8 modular mixing tools […]

  • Plugin Alliance Releases ADPTR AUDIO Streamliner

    Plugin Alliance Releases ADPTR AUDIO Streamliner

    ADPTR AUDIO Streamliner Mastering for digital streaming platforms can be a difficult process and raises many questions. Streamliner was developed to serve you as your simplistic, efficient plugin that aids you to optimize your audio for distribution to digital music streaming platforms. A must-have for a producer who publishes on Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, and […]

  • iZotope Music Production Suite 3 + FREE MPS 4 Upgrade Sale

    iZotope Music Production Suite 3 + FREE MPS 4 Upgrade Sale

    iZotope Music Production Suite 3 + FREE MPS 4 Upgrade Sale Get access to over thirty industry-standard plug-ins that interact across your session and provide time-saving assistive features, innovative new workflows, and cutting-edge visual analysis tools. For a limited time only, purchase any MPS3 product and get a FREE upgrade to Music Production Suite 4 […]

  • Jeremy / Red Means Recording Launches Lessons, Mixing, and Mastering Services

    Jeremy / Red Means Recording Launches Lessons, Mixing, and Mastering Services

    Red Means Recording Mixing, and Mastering & Education We all well know Red Means Recording from YouTube, Jeremy who is behind the Red Means Recording brand launched new services to get assist you in producing, composing. playing with eurorack, mixing, using your DAW and of course mastering a produced track. Jeremy launched Red Means Recording […]

  • SAND3 suite

    SAND3 suite

    SAND3 is a VST/AAX/AU plug-in suite that reproduces the sonic behavior of a series of high-end British consoles which literally dominated the Pop and Rock scene from the ’80s onward. Sound engineers from all over the world swear by their forward, slightly ‘aggressive’ sound as well as their logical layout. With the SAND3 suite, Acustica […]

  • Noiz Lab LE Mastering Bundle Review [Professional Opinion]

    Noiz Lab LE Mastering Bundle Review [Professional Opinion]

    In this video, we will take a look at a great free mastering plugin bundle from Home Studio Mastering, the Noiz-Lab LE Mastering Bundle. The bundle includes five different plugins alongside a master program in mixing. The five plugins go in-hand with the 5-step workflow. The five plugins are designed in a very specific way, […]

  • MasteringBOX  – Mastering. Made Easy – Fifth Anniversary

    MasteringBOX – Mastering. Made Easy – Fifth Anniversary

    MasteringBOX – Mastering. Made Easy – Fifth Anniversary MasteringBOX celebrated the fifth anniversary of its online mastering platform. The service is powered by smart artificial intelligence that can cleverly detect the dynamic and spectral characteristics of the program material being mastered and apply appropriate adjustments to provide better sound and proper loudness to mix with […]

  • iZotope Ozone 9 Advanced Upgrade Sale

    iZotope Ozone 9 Advanced Upgrade Sale

    iZotope Ozone 9 Advanced Upgrade Sale iZotope Ozone 9 lets you master your tracks for publication or before you give it to a professional master engineer. Ozone 9 brings balance to music with never-before-seen processing for the low end, new real-time instrument separation, and lightning-fast workflows powered by machine learning. I am using Ozone 9 Advanced […]

  • Plugin Alliance Sale $49.99 ANY Plugin 🎉 Get The Party Started!

    Plugin Alliance Sale $49.99 ANY Plugin 🎉 Get The Party Started!

    Plugin Alliance Sale $49.99 ANY Plugin 🎉 Get The Party Started! Dirk Ulrich – Owner of Plugin Alliance turned 49 Today and he launched a $49.99 Sale. Pick as many plugins in 1 order as you can carry. For just $49.99 per plugin! Sorry, but these 3 products are not on sale: bx_console SSL 9000J, […]

  • Solid State Logic 9000 J Joins Brainworx’s SSL Console-Series

    Solid State Logic 9000 J Joins Brainworx’s SSL Console-Series

    Solid State Logic 9000 J now available as part of Brainworx’s SSL Console-Series Brainworx Audio is proud to announce the availability of bx_console SSL 9000 J. Placing the big, deep, and clear sound of Solid State Logic’s legendary large-format 9000 J Series console in the hands of DAW users as an officially-approved plugin with 72 […]

  • 80% OFF MASTER SUITE by Initial Audio

    80% OFF MASTER SUITE by Initial Audio

    80% OFF MASTER SUITE by Initial Audio Sending out Songs and Instrumentals to clients, record labels, online stores, and streaming services requires them to have an industry-standard loudness in order to have a state of the art sound. With Master Suite (Affiliate Link) mastering becomes as easy as 1-2-3. Simply adjust the loudness and finalize […]

  • Ozone 9.1 Update Available

    Ozone 9.1 Update Available

    Ozone 9.1 Update Available Izotope released Ozone Version 9.1 the new version includes fixes and improvements, including support for macOS Catalina. New features and enhancements Added ability to scrub (click and drag) to adjust text-based values in the EQ HUDs Added “Extra Curves” displays to the EQ Extended the range of the Gain control in […]

  • Save on iZotope Products

    Save on iZotope Products

    iZotope | Plugin Boutique’s 8th Birthday Sale For a limited time only, buy Iris 2, Trash 2, Stutter Edit, BreakTweaker Expanded, Ozone 9 Elements, RX 7 Elements, Neutron Elements and Nectar Elements for only £8.88 / $8.88. In addition, you can purchase key iZotope products at a special price directly from Plugin Boutique Music Production […]

  • Review of iZotope’s Ozone 9 Advanced

    Review of iZotope’s Ozone 9 Advanced

    Ozone 9 Advanced Review As a mastering engineer, I often find myself recommending Ozone 9 to young up-and-comers in the industry. It provides a comprehensive set of tools for mastering, but it’s also relatively affordable. In addition, the Ozone 9 tutorials are excellent for those who want to get a grasp of the basics. In […]

  • WaveLab 10 by Steinberg

    WaveLab 10 by Steinberg

    WaveLab 10 Released WaveLab is a mastering solution, with tools to cover your mastering workflow from start to finish. WaveLab 10 adds many new features requested by audio professionals to make it more comprehensive than ever before. It now covers every task associated with the mastering process and adds even more innovative tools to maximize […]

  • Zynaptiq INTENSITY Sale

    Zynaptiq INTENSITY Sale

    Zynaptiq INTENSITY Sale INTENSITY (Affiliate Link)is an unconventional kind of audio processor for mixing, mastering, and sound design. INTENSITY bears out a sound’s essential detail, enhances its recognized loudness and density, and adds crazy amounts of clarity. INTENSITY features Mastering-grade processing for more detail, clarity, density and loudness.  Intuitive and fast workflow using a streamlined […]

  • iZotope Ozone 9 – New and Enhanced!

    iZotope Ozone 9 – New and Enhanced!

    iZotope Ozone 9 – Updates focuses on AI Feature Ozone 9 brings balance to music with never-before-seen processing for the low end, new real-time instrument separation, and lightning-fast workflows powered by machine learning.  With features such as its expanded Master Assistant, creators can deliver the exact vibe they are looking for – from warm analog […]

  • Ozone 9 All-In-One Mastering App‎ Adds More AI-Based Features

    Ozone 9 All-In-One Mastering App‎ Adds More AI-Based Features

    Ozone 9 All-In-One Mastering App‎ Ozone 9 Advanced and Standard has been released. I am using Ozone 9 Advanced in combination with other plugins for mastering and mixing for years. If you can take advantage of the available upgrade prices. Ozone 9 Advanced: Upgrade from Ozone 9 Standard (Affiliate Link) Ozone 9 Advanced: Upgrade from […]

  • MasterCheck Updated to v1.7.0.1 – Update for Music Streaming Optimization and MP3 and SoundCloud Support

    MasterCheck Updated to v1.7.0.1 – Update for Music Streaming Optimization and MP3 and SoundCloud Support

    MasterCheck 1.7.0.1 adding SoundCloud and MP3 support MasterCheck reveals these problems ahead of time and enables you to deliver masters perfectly tuned for specific playout systems. As a NUGEN Audio mainstay, MasterCheck optimizes mixes for today’s delivery services, revealing problems ahead of time to enable its users to audition and deliver masters perfectly tuned for today’s playout systems — […]

  • Plugin Alliance goes Subscription and Releases The MEGA Bundle

    Plugin Alliance goes Subscription and Releases The MEGA Bundle

    Plugin Alliance is proud to announce the availability of the new MEGA Bundle Subscription Services. The MEGA Bundle is the new gold standard for subscription-based plugin-bundles, offering an impressive collection of 100+ plugins from 28 Alliance brands including SSL, Ampeg, Brainworx, Focusrite and many more. I use in my daily workflow several Plugin Alliances plugins, […]

  • MasterCheck Pro 1.5 by NUGEN Audio

    MasterCheck Pro 1.5 by NUGEN Audio

    MasterCheck Pro 1.5 by NUGEN Audio You need the right tools to finish your track in the right way to be ready to distribute the music or movie over different platforms. MasterCheck Pro 1.5 is one of those valuable tools. Rember those old days when Vinyl and CD have been sold, your song played on the […]