How to Master a Song: Understanding the Goal of Mastering

Mastering is the final step in preparing a song or album for commercial release. This means that it takes place after mixing, so the overall sonic aesthetic should be well established by the time a song reaches mastering. What a mastering engineer…

Bob Ludwig: The Mastering Engineer’s Mastering Engineer
Bob Ludwig is an 11-time GRAMMY-winning mastering engineer, as well as the recipient of an incredible 18 TEC Awards for his achievements as an individual and as a business owner. Bob grew up in a small town in New York…
Eric Boulanger: World Class Mastering Engineer
Eric Boulanger is a GRAMMY-winning mastering engineer, founder of The Bakery studio, and an accomplished studio violinist. His unique talent has afforded him the opportunity to spend time in both the studio as well as on stage. Eric began studying…
Vocal Tuning in the ’70s! (Talking with Richard Dodd)

While we were in Nashville, we had a chance to talk with the incredibly talented Richard Dodd! The interview took place at Blackbird Studios in Studio D, where we were having our Produce Like A Pro Academy Master Class. Believe…