Premastering and Mastering - Home Recording Tips

Tips to give your recording that more professional, polished sound that can set you apart from many other home recording artists

The Mastering Process
HRC friend and renown mastering engineer, Earle Holder talks about the mastering process and how Har-Bal fits into the picture.
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Contributed by Earle

Understanding DVD
It's not new, but it's now becoming more common in the home studio, let's take a look at it.
Contributed by dbmasters

Nearfield Monitors
How to purchase, place and use nearfield monitors to get the most out of them.
Contributed by dbmasters

Har-Bal Tutorial
Many have asked, so let me answer here and now...with a little guidance from my buddy Earle at Har-Bal.
Contributed by dbmasters

The Joy Of Splicing Tape and Irony
I look at the evil of using tape and how to get the most out of it.
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Contributed by TapeOp

The Art(s) of Mastering Part 1
Take a brief, high-level look at the role of a mastering engineer, an often overlooked and misunderstood player in the production process.
Contributed by dbmasters

Finishing Touches
Making sure all your punches are done, individual instruments are processed like you want, and getting ready to premaster.
Contributed by dbmasters

Getting your project mixed down and ready for mastering.
Contributed by dbmasters