Gearfest 2015: Fab Masters a Stolar Song

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Mastering is a topic shrouded in mystery but is a necessary part of a mix's final polish.

Whether you're a hobbyist or a professional, Fab breaks down the most complicated audio routing into simple steps that highlight the true reason a song isn't finished until it's mastered.

Learn subtle equalization and compression tricks to master your own tracks or better prepare your mixes to be mastered.

  • Flexible routing matrix that is Fab’s Mastering chain
  • Tame the mids of a mix and highlight the most important frequencies to make a track shine
  • The importance of converters
  • A/B or bust
  • Making it less “wooly”

Tons of mastering secrets are revealed in Fab's quick yet comprehensive presentation.

Filmed in front of a standing room only crowd, live at Sweetwater's Gearfest 2015

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"When I'm Acting Crazy" by Jay Stolar ft. Snarky Puppy - See the making of with Universal Audio

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Fab Dupont

Fab Dupont is an award-winning NYC based record producer, mixing/mastering engineer and co-founder of

Fab has been playing, writing, producing and mixing music both live and in studios all over the world. He's worked in cities like Paris, Boston, Brussels, Stockholm, London and New York just to name a few.

He has his own studio called FLUX Studios in the East Village of New York City.

Fab has received many accolades around the world, including wins at the Victoires de la Musique, South African Music awards, Pan African Music Awards, US independent music awards. He also has received Latin Grammy nominations and has worked on many Latin Grammy and Grammy-nominated albums.


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2016 Nov 29
Snarky Puppy are pretty tight aren`t they..
2016 Feb 15
Thanks for an excellent video!!
2016 Feb 15
Remember that he is mastering on a stage in an auditorium... Not the best starting point.
2015 Dec 30
not bad but with my external speakers for my laptop sounds better without mid-bass cut.. maybe too clean with mastering.. but great sound engineer and producer! Thanks!
2015 Dec 26
2015 Dec 26
he said sorry if i do it different.. so its very subjective
2015 Dec 26
I think he over did it, the track got too clean for my liking.