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Difficult Mastering Problems And How To Solve Them

Difficult Mastering Problems And How To Solve Them

What happens when you can’t ‘fix it in the mix’? Give up…? Or try some ninja skills to solve nasty problems in the master itself? You’ve got to roll out those ninja skills.  In this blog post I'm ...

The Ultimate Guide To Preparing For Mastering

The Ultimate Guide To Preparing For Mastering

Are you tired of spending countless hours in the studio perfecting your mix, only to end up with lacklustre results after mastering? Do you want to take your music to the next level and achieve t...

How To Boost The Effectiveness Of Your Software-Based Studio.

How To Boost The Effectiveness Of Your Software-Based Studio.

In part one of this series, we discussed what you need to do to level up your room and recording chain. In part two, we'll explore what you need to do to boost the effectiveness of your software-ba...

A Systematic Approach To ACTUALLY Improve As A Music Producer

A Systematic Approach To ACTUALLY Improve As A Music Producer

Are you frustrated that your mixes are not getting any better over time?  Or perhaps they’re improving but you want to get to the destination of ‘Pro Mixes’ faster? Energy and persistence are nec...

What Is Phase (And Why Should You Care)?

What Is Phase (And Why Should You Care)?

Phase describes where a periodic waveform is in its cycle at a given time. The relationship in time between two or more waveforms with identical or harmonically related periods gives us a measureme...

Mastering Trends For 2023

Mastering Trends For 2023

Mastering The Mix has done an in-depth technical analysis of the 25 most streamed songs on Spotify in 2022. We wanted to discover:  Is there a tonal balance trend? What technical characteristics ...