Engineer sometimes the same often not mastering is a

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Premastering/Mastering Engineer (sometimes the same, often not)
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Mastering is a process of creating final production disc to the specific of the specific medias standards (cd lp etc) Premastering is the process of finishing and polishing up a mixdown dealing with sligh mistake smoothing or bring out some edugs Most mastering engineer todays are technical. Listen to and process the recording in a specialized fine tuned monitoring environment. Choose a project song order to convey the overall feel of a project. Ensure the individual song and overall album playback is at the optimum level to ensure continuity and flow. Apply and adjust fades between songs to make sure weather you listen to individual song or album in total, you get the best experience possible. They will be adjusting dynamics passages using compression Associated Audio Professionals Broadcast & Film Consists of numberous postions which are similar parallel music production The most obvious paraleel is any time a film or TV show has for original music. Sessions may be more elaborate- similar Other related positions: Location sound, supervising sound editor and assistants sound designers, dialogue editors and records, editors and recordist, sound effects editors & recordist, Foley editors, records, field service tech and artists Live Production / Installed Audio Important to be familiar with as mix engineer frequently interact with touring staff to prvide backing tracks. FOH & Monitors. Knowledge transfers relatively well across disciplines. Not usual to see engineers move from one field to another especially as a hobby. OVERVIEW : PLANET OF THE APES!
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  • Spring '13
  • EricWilliams
  • producer, Session musician, Audio mastering, mix engineer, Producer-Engineer-Assistant Engineer- Tape

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