“What I love about mastering is working with music that has already been thought, rethought, really worked around and polished and being able to be that external point of view that adds something new and helps it all finally come together.” @idaniava
Posted @withrepost • @ninohernes#tbt Back to Senior year High School circa 2003. Don't bother with analog they said, you're wasting your time with turntables and tape machines they said. You'll never get the girls like that they said...well...thank
“I was drawn into the music business & mastering because I’ve always been fascinated with recorded music, especially to records with really great sound quality. I started by purchasing great hi-fi stereo equipment and record-collecting in my teens an
Reposted from : @ninohernes No wasted space! There is a finite amount of physical space on the disk and we must not waste any! It's best to stay out of the innermost diameter of the disk so we try to pack the grooves together as tightly as possible..
“Before I was mastering engineer I was a recording and mixing engineer. Through the years it was clear my path in audio would lead to mastering.
My father was a photographer and I saw his work as it was shot, developed, then framed and presented. I
@randymerrill_sterling uses this classic RTW meter to monitor digital content levels. This series of meters is dual display, with an instrument display on the left; indicating typically phase correlation + lissajou; but can also display RTA, program
“The skill of disk mastering is the ability to artfully negotiate the electrical and physical to produce a record that sounds good and plays correctly. Cutting the master lacquer is the core of what mastering is. People at home never hear the master
“I feel so honored every time someone trusts me with their song. I try to find what moves me and what makes the song special and use all the tools I have to polish and enhance it. I’ve learned from working with my mentors here at Sterling that mixes