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I Can Make My OWN Songs Loud, Why Do I Need Mastering??

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I Can Make My OWN Songs Loud, Why Do I Need Mastering??

Postby Montgomery » Sat Jul 08, 2017 3:14 pm

ok this is probably something that has been said a million times: dont master yourself! But i mix like a pro and once i send it to my finalizer the mix loud and great. So why on earth do i need mastering you guys??

Just being honestly curious.
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  • Re: I Can Make My OWN Songs Loud, Why Do I Need Mastering??

    Postby EV-Sonic-Lab » Sun Jul 30, 2017 11:28 pm

    Jim. Of course you can make your own mixes loud but keep in mind that if you're releasing your song and expect thousands of downloads, you'll be making a serious mistake since most likely you don't have the expertise to master a song (and neither the room or tools, etc) like an experienced mastering engineer to present a song at its best light.

    That said, inserting a peak limiter into the 2 buss is not mastering.
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