One master to rule them all ? You've carefully optimised the loudness, EQ and dynamic processing for your master — but how will it sound in the real world?
In this final episode of the SOS Mastering Essentials series, Ian Shepherd reveals the best specification and file formats for submitting your masters — both online, and for CD and vinyl. Plus, how to hear how it will sound online, before you upload.
Also see the Loudness Penalty site where you can test your files: www.LoudnessPenalty.com
ABOUT THE SERIES
Mastering Essentials: The SOS Techniques Guide
In this six-part series, produced in association with Steinberg, well-known mastering engineer Ian Shepherd takes us through his approach to mastering. Whether you’re polishing individual tracks or assembling EPs or albums, Ian will explore the tools, skills and decisions that can help you achieve great-sounding results.
For more details on Ian’s approach to mastering, you can get his free downloadable Home Mastering Guide at www.HomeMasteringGuide.com
For more info about Ian Shepherd, visit his site: https://productionadvice.co.uk