Limitless Tutorials – Limitless from DMG Audio

In these two tutorials we will have a look at Limitless from DMG Audio. This is without a doubt one of the best peak limiters available. It is surely a complex plugin. Therefore, we needed to do two Limitless tutorials to cover everything that is fundamental for mastering. In the first part we walk you …

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Multi-band compression in mastering

In this video we talk about how we use multi-band compression when we master records. We are also trying out a new format for our YouTube channel! This conversation was part of a discussion that we had a few days ago. We got inspiration from a question on Facebook about where to put a multi-band …

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Dither Tutorial – Everything you need to know!

We have made a dither tutorial video since we get many questions on this subject. Dithering is one of the most fundamental yet most misunderstood concepts in digital audio. We can give you a lot of theory about how it works and why you need it. In essence though, it is actually very easy to …

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A Great sounding mix: What qualities it usually has!

What actually makes a great sounding mix? With this question in mind, Thomas elaborates on four of the most common features of a great mix. These are things that we have noticed while mastering thousands of mixes over the years. If you are interested in learning more about mastering, we have created these resources for …

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Mastering session #1 – Artist: Larson

This is our first mastering session on YouTube! Thomas is in this video guiding you through the mastering of Larson’s new single “I Do My Best (No Need To Worry)”. He is sharing some techniques on mastering and we hope that you will find it interesting as well as useful. Maybe you can then get …

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Reaper for mastering: Using Take-FX

Take-FX is a powerful feature when you use Reaper for mastering! This function is certainly one of the key reasons for us making the switch to Reaper in 2009. With it you can put plugins directly on an item and it is incredibly useful for mastering. Especially if you are working completely in the box. …

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What is Mid-Side processing?

Mid-Side processing, also called MS or Sum-Difference processing, is a powerful mastering method. We use some kind of MS technique daily in our work with mastering records. In this video, Thomas explains in detail how it works. We hope that you will find this interesting and that you can also use mid-side processing in your …

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Equilibrium DMG Audio – How to use it for mastering

Equilibrium from DMG Audio is a great tool for mastering! As a matter of fact, this is our favourite EQ out there. For this reason we decided to do a tutorial on this plugin. Here Thomas goes through how to use Equilibrium and he has also made a preset for you. You can subscribe to …

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What is mastering? – The steps involved

Mastering is a huge subject! So how do you tackle this huge subject if you want to learn mastering? Well, it is great to get an overview! Let us first give you an introduction to mastering. The three goals of mastering Mastering has three primary goals: To create the final masters that are needed for replication …

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