July 16, 2017

EDM Mixing and Mastering EQ Tips With Maag Audio

Mixing and mastering would be a challenging task without EQ. EQ allows for the alteration of phase to create unique and exciting contours of sound. Whether mixing ITB (in the box) or hybrid (mixing plugins plus analog hardware), the choice of EQ always matters. No two mixing or mastering EQs are equal in function. The wise approach is best to understand the tools of the trade, before randomly grabbing whatever plugin EQ which was used yesterday during the mixing process. Education is the initial key to evolution. Now, let’s talk EDM mixing and mastering EQ tips (with Mäag Audio). Rather than diving into all the different kinds of EQs and what the various curves can do, it would be best to start with the most used EQ curves which are wide bell curves and shelves. There is no shortage of wide band and shelve EQs on the market. What there is a shortage of are mixing and mastering EQs which […]
December 30, 2016
retain dynamics in home mastering engineering projects

Retain Dynamics In Home Mastering Engineering (Part 1 – An Introduction)

Mixing and mastering are all about emotion. The goal is to capture the essence of a song with digital and analog tools which resonate with the message behind the music. The million dollar questions is… “How would a mastering engineering professional retain dynamics in home mastering engineering project?” In this multiple part blog and video blog series, we are going to study what veteran mastering engineering professionals are doing now, and have done in the past across all genres of music. In 2017 the lines from the past have blurred. There no longer exists separation in the multiple realms of the music production, creation, and finalization processes known as mastering. Once upon a time, just a decades ago, recording artists would have to save up a pretty penny just to get time in a studio. The recording studio process started with pre-production which eventually manifested into a tangible product know as a master. Fast forward the clock just about ten […]
February 22, 2016

Turd Polishing The Greatest Challenge of An Audio Engineer

February 3, 2016

Home Mastering Insider Tips

January 19, 2016

Audio Mastering: A Guide for Home Studios