6. Mastering

Lesson overview

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

Use effects to improve the sound of a mixed, stereo piece of music

Apply EQ to reduce “mud,” emphasize the kick drum, and articulate cymbals more

Apply dynamics to give music more apparent level, which can also help overcome background noise in cars and other environments

Create ambience for music that has a “dry,” sterile sound

Alter stereo imaging to create a wider stereo effect

Make small edits to emphasize particular parts of a piece of music

Use diagnostic tools to monitor level and phase

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This lesson will take about 45 minutes to complete. Download ...

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