What is Mastering and Why is it Important?

Matt CookProduction, Tips

A simple mastering chain

What is it? Mastering is the final part of the production process, and it includes several important parts. Glue ‘Glue’ the different sounds together with low-ratio compression. At this point, a little compression goes a long way. Timbre Make any final tweaks to the overall timbre and sound of the track through EQ, and other¬†very subtle effects to make the … Read More