Sound Advice on Mastering from Course Technology and written by Bill Gibson shows you the specific considerations involved in all aspects of the mastering process, from having a good monitoring system to using limiting properly to burning replication-ready CDs. Veteran author Bill Gibson (The AudioPro Home Recording Course) guides you through the mastering process and gives you the information you need to make the right mastering decisions for your project, whether you master it yourself or send it to a dedicated mastering facility. In addition, this book comes with an audio CD demonstrating all the concepts described in the text. Don't let another music project out the door without reading Sound Advice on Mastering.
This edition of the popular InstantPro series brings you an in-depth look at the often misunderstood art of music mastering. Mastering is the final step between the recording studio and the manufacturing plant; it's where the tracks are optimized for level and EQ. In today's music marketplace, mastering is more important than ever and it's critical to have a mastering job that makes your CD compete with other commercial releases.
About the Author: Bill Gibson, President of Northwest Music and Recording, has spent the last 25 years writing, recording, producing and teaching music and has become well-known for his production, performance and teaching skills. As an instructor at Green River College in Auburn, WA, holding various degrees in composition, arranging, education and recording, he developed a practical and accessible teaching style which provided the basis for what was to come--15 books, a DVD, and a VHS video for MixBooks/ArtistPro along with a dozen online courses for members of ArtistPro.com. Bill's writings are acclaimed for their straightforward and understandable explanations of recording concepts and applications.