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Why “Radio Ready” does NOT mean “loud”

For anyone still labouring under the misapprehension that “Radio Ready” means a track needs to be mastered loud… Loudness means NOTHING on the radio – The Proof http://t.co/cWgfPLAeEm — Production Advice (@prodAdvice) January 1, 2014 Can’t put it much clearer … Continue reading

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How to mix in 30 minutes

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 … Continue reading

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Reference tracks

One of the most important techniques for producing great sounding records is frequent comparison to reference tracks. These are (usually commercial) recordings by other people that you are very familiar with. Each should represent something to aim for or something … Continue reading

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