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AES Munich 2009
Tutorial T4

Thursday, May 7, 17:00 — 18:30

T4 - The Growing Importance of Mastering in the Home Studio Era

Andres Mayo

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.