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. […]