What Is a Mastering Engineer?

Mastering audio is the final step in the creative process of recording and is the first step in the distribution side of music.

People often wonder what exactly a Mastering Engineer does.There is a lot that goes into mastering audio including the use of digital and analog tools, applying and adjusting EQ, Compression, Limiting, Stereo Enhancement, and more. Mastering also allows for the chance for the project to have fresh ears. Mastering Engineers work closely with the artists, producers, and other engineers to reach the desired sound.

Here is your chance to ask the questions you have about Mastering.

Saturday, January 9, 2021, 11:00 a.m. PST

SoundGirls Virtual Conference

The SoundGirls Virtual Conference is open to all people with a passion for audio. The is a two-day event designed for audio veterans and rookies alike, providing tools, resources, and expertise of industry professionals to inspire and empower the next generation of professional audio engineers. 


Join WSDG for their full schedule of offerings at AES LAC 2021.

One and Dunn™ with Piper Payne

Need some new BBQ-ing techniques? Perhaps you’re new to beer & wanna dip your toes in, but don’t know where to start? Piper Payne has you covered! The Master of Mastering & Educator is our next guest on One and Dunn.