What Is Mastering And Why It’s Important

Audio Mastering Basics – What is Mastering? The final step in audio post-production, mastering, is used to balance all elements of a track and optimize playback across all devices and platforms. But what does that mean? Well, technology has been increasing at a substantial rate over the past few decades. A predominantly positive change, artists are now able to make, produce, record, and even distribute music across a variety of platforms. Do you notice a difference between how your song sounds when recorded on your iPhone to when you hear it over loudspeakers? It sounds different, right? This is because most likely the track hasn’t been mastered. Mastering optimizes the sound and makes the track sound consistent across all devices, whether the song is coming from your favorite

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