When I’m mastering I am aiming for a wide open sound. However there is only so much I can do and the results will be much better if it’s done by you during mixing so that I only need to do a little sweetening. That’s not me being lazy – when I’m trying to bring out the highs it will enhance the tracks that really should be sitting in the middle of the box and when I’m trying to clear the mud from the guitars, it’s going to take power away from the bass and kick.
These two videos are a must-see…
As usual this is simple, clear, and concise advice from Graham that even experts sometimes need to be reminded of.