AudioGraph International ::. Mastering in Pro Tools

Taking a dive inside the world of mastering from a technical, as well as an artistic, point of view, this course goes through every step along the way, from when a project reaches a mastering house, to when it gets back into the artist's hands. Through a series of intense hands-on practice and class exercises, students will gain the knowledge and confidence to be able to put the necessary complex finishing touches on a mix, while actually understanding the entire process.

Course topics include:

Theory of Sound
• Origin of Sound
• Sound parameters
• The Human Hearing

Digital Audio Theory
• Sampling: Sampling Rates, Aliasing
• Bit Resolution, Truncation
• Converters: Types of ADC and DAC
• Dither vs. UV-22

Equalization (EQ)
• Types
• Paramaters
• EQ Exercises

• Types
• Paramaters
• Compression Exercises

Specialized Hardware
• Types
• Connections

Specialized Software
• Types of Plug-ins
• Functions

Techniques on:
• Normalization
• Limiting
• Maximization
• Soft Limiting

The Playlist

The PQ Codes

CD Replication

Instructor: Josť "Chilitos" Valenzuela [about the instructor]

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