6. Mastering

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 make cymbals more articulated

• 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


This lesson takes about 45 minutes to complete. This assumes you’ve copied the Lesson06 folder that ...

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