Mastering has all the time been a bit of an enigma within the music-making process—its definition has shifted over time and over time its significance has modified.
At present, having a great mastering engineer is still key to releasing a good-sounding record.
However, what precisely can a mastering engineer do for your tracks in 2021 and when should you hire one?
In this article, I’ll break down what you may expect from mastering engineers and highlight a handful of instances in your music. Continue reading →