I often hear mixes whether they are instrumentals or full songs that have that muddy bassy clumsy sound and distorted high end, so I felt a simple solution for starters would be to write this post!
To answer the question in the heading… Stay out of the RED!!!! The peak level indicator is there for a reason. Perception of the… Continue reading
Do you see what I see? Do you hear what I hear? As I’m certainly not singing the ole traditional Christmas song… it is evident the image above has some sound issues. The white area = the song track as the blue peeking thru is just a smear of this poor track trying to breathe. This is an actual finished… Continue reading
If you plan to master your tracks or have an outside mastering house master your recordings (hopefully you’ve chosen the latter), there are a few rules that apply to make the experience a marvelous one. I’ll start with the Don’ts first!
Don’t mix-down your tracks using the brick wall effect. As a matter of fact, disable it. Loudness should… Continue reading