What Mastering Is All About
Fab Dupont unveils the secrets of mastering and gives you the keys to understand this vital part of the record making process.
In this tutorial you'll learn:
- Where mastering came from
- How mastering has evolved through time
- Why mastering is just as important as recording and mixing
- Why you should hire a mastering engineer for your records
Fab details the goals of mastering and believe it or not, it's not just about making your record sound louder than a Katy Perry record.
If the concept of mastering has always seemed obscure and distant from you, this video will start down the path towards mastering enlightenment.
For anyone looking to become more enlightened on how to master for themselves, check out Fab's Mastering Tools tutorial.
Once logged in, you will be able to click on those chapter titles and jump around in the video.
- 00:00 - Start
- 00:0 - History of Mastering
- 02:55 - Coherence
- 03:29 - Sound Reference
- 04:24 - Loudness
- 05:37 - The Room
- 06:43 - Mastering While Mixing
Fab Dupont is a Grammy winning NYC based record producer, mixing/mastering engineer and co-founder of pureMix.net.
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 been nominated for Grammys 6 times, including two Latin Grammys and has received many other accolades around the world, including Victoires de la Musique, South African Music awards, Pan African Music Awards and US independent music awards.
Toots And The Maytals