AUTHORS: Gibson - ©2001
This edition of the popular InstantPro series brings you an in-depth look at the often misunderstood art of music mastering. Mastering is the final step between the recording studio and the manufacturing plant; it’s where the tracks are optimized for level and EQ. In today’s music marketplace, mastering is more important than ever and it’s critical to have a mastering job that makes your CD compete with other commercial releases. Sound Advice on Mastering shows you the specific considerations involved in all aspects of the mastering process, from having a good monitoring system to using limiting properly to burning replication-ready CDs. Veteran Author Bill Gibson (The AudioPro Home Recording Course) guides you through the mastering process and gives you the information you need to make the right mastering decisions for your project, whether you master it yourself or send it to a dedicated mastering facility. In addition, this book comes with an audio CD demonstrating all the concepts described in the text. Don’t let another music project out the door without reading Sound Advice on Mastering!