Category: Mastering

Audio mastering: what is it?

This article will explain what is audio mastering, its goals, the process and its evolution: stem mastering and online mastering. Why mastering is important Audio mastering is the last, fundamental stage to correct and improve the sound of a track (or an album) before its publication. Let’s see which are the main functions of the […]

What is the DDP image

Mastering engineers often speak about DDP image, but what is it? A DDP image is a better means for CD duplication than Audio CD.

Near field vs. far field monitoring

Near field or far field monitoring: which is better in the mastering stage? Pros and cons of two different ways of music listening.

Some differences between digital and analog mastering

Digital mastering and analog mastering: and audio test to discover some differences about these different approaches.

Mastering for vinyl: what is it?

Mastering for vinyl is a fundamental process to achieve great sounding digital pre masters that are 100% compatible with the vinyl format.

The sound of analogue tape

Analogue tape can bring some kind of magic to the sound of a track, thanks to it’s particular saturation.

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