You Shouldn’t Break The Rules

“The rules are meant to be broken. “

How many times have you heard this phrase? Probably more times than you’d care to hear it. You may have heard it so much that it is drilled into your head and you think it’s something you have to do. This approach is compounded by the fact that successful people spout this same phrase.

So why am I suggesting something to the contrary? Well, it’s because there are some huge gaping holes in this philosophy.

So, want to know the real secret to breaking the rules?

5 Common Mastering Mistakes

I’ve seen quite a few people putting out lists of common mastering mistakes recently. Unfortunately, some of these lists have contained poor and sometimes nonsensical information.

More importantly, these lists almost never contain some of the most critical issues, which are the “non-hands on knobs stuff” like process problems.

On the upshot, It has prompted me to take a look at this subject myself. I have collected a list of common mistakes that I see people making as they participate in forums as well as issues I’ve heard in released work. So let’s have a look at my list of 5 common mastering mistakes. […]

Stem Mastering for Enhanced Audio Quality

Stem mastering is a relatively recent development in the world of audio engineering. It’s a process that can have a pretty dramatic effect on the final result of a musical production, but what is it and how does it differ from traditional stereo mastering? That’s what we are going to dive into. Traditional Stereo Mastering […]