chapter  16
10 Pages

Final Mix Considerations

WithGreg McCandless, Daniel McIntyre

This final chapter in Part IIb provides the essentials of digital mastering in the context of the project studio, preparing you to troubleshoot, export, and deliver your mixes to clients in a professional manner. Primary topics include psychoacoustic processing, automation, mix stems, noise reduction, and the use of a master chain within a DAW. Practical matters such as deliverable formats and ISRC coding are also addressed.