AES New York 2009
Tutorial T1

Friday, October 9, 9:00 am — 10:30 am

T1 - The Growing Importance of Mastering in the Home Studio Era

Andres Mayo, Andres Mayo Mastering

Artists and producers are widely using their home studios for music production, with a better cost/benefit ratio, but they usually lack technical resources, and the acoustic response of their rooms is unknown. Therefore, there is greater need for a professional mastering service in order to achieve the so-called "standard commercial quality." This tutorial presents a list of common mistakes that can be found in homemade mixes with real-life audio examples taken directly from recent mastering sessions. What can and what can’t be fixed at the mastering stage?