How Should My Masters sound? Mastering World Blog   This is completely up to you, but the mastering engineer will be able to gauge what kind of thing you want. It’s important to remember when mastering that this process is the refining process, it’s the tidying up and clarity element of your mixes. So, usually Read More →

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Is all music compressed, and if so, why?  This blog is referring to Dynamic Range compression, not the lossy or  MP3 compression that we also have to put up with these days. Dynamic range compression has been around for as long as recorded music been around, but over the last few decades it has become Read More →

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WOMEX 13 in Cardiff is now in full flow and we’ve been busy meeting lots of friends, delegates and hopefully future colleagues. We’re on stand 217 so come over and have a chat, we have tea, coffee, beer and a comfy sofa! Our stand turned into a TV studio yesterday as Bethan Elfyn interviewed Tauseef Read More →

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It’s taken an age, a lot of hard work and some lost sleep, but thanks to the dedication of Marc Stafford, web-developer extraordinaire, and the rest of the team here at MWHQ, we are delighted to launch the new ship Mastering World v2.0 into the web ocean. We’ve made it look better, put in lots Read More →

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Robyn Hitchcock is quite a phenomenon, and a bit of a cult figure. When I mention to people that I’ve been working with him, their response is either “Robyn who?” or “Oh my God, that’s fantastic! He’s amazing, I’m a massive fan!” For the uninitiated, I class him as an “eccentric English songwriter”, whose track Read More →

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