If you’re learning music production then it’s vital that you know the difference between these two stages of the music production process.
If you’re a musician who wants to get their music released, it’s also important that you understand the difference. Some engineers offer to mix and master music, others will offer just one or the other. Knowing the difference between the two can save you time, money and get you a better result.
In this video, I go over what mixing and mastering are exactly, and what the goals are that we’re trying to achieve when mixing and mastering. The mixing stage is the stage that comes after the recording and editing stages. The mastering stage is a separate part of the process that comes after the mixing stage. Let’s dive a little deeper and find out exactly what’s involved.
Learn more – Learn how to mix a song from start to finish.
Referenced in this video – Mixing Audio: Concepts, Practices and Tools, Roey Izhaki.