Mixing Terms: Explained

There are a lot of terms used in the mixing process that don’t mean anything to the average person. We audio types often forget that. Here are some simple explanations for clarification.   MIXING Mixing is the process of creating a stereo mix of all the separate tracks, and applying equalization (EQ), effects and compression […]

Mastering of None

There’s a new devil in the recording world. It’s not A/D converters, or mp3s, or cheap, Chinese condenser mics. No, the new devil in the recording world is… MASTERING!?! Well, not mastering as a whole, but more specifically, cheap mastering from inexperienced engineers.   Once upon a time, mastering was thought of as a mysterious […]