EP12 | Interview w Bob Katz

EP12 | Interview w Bob Katz

Joey, Eyal, and Joel are joined by mastering legend Bob Katz for some rousing discussion about the current state of recording and what it actually takes to create professional sounding mixes and masters.

It’s really common for people to want presets and templates, however mastering is always a case of figuring out what specific situations require. You can’t just slap the same plugins with the same settings on everything. You must diagnose each situation individually, and then apply the correct processing.

Learn about what it takes to master at the very highest levels of the game from a true legend and innovator, Bob Katz.

“It’s like putting salt and pepper on your food before you taste it.” – Bob Katz

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT:

– Bob’s minimum specs for a monitoring setup
– The truth about mastering for iTunes
– Bob’s approach towards M/S processing
– Stem mastering
– The use of saturation in multiple genres
– The NS10 phenomenon

Links:

Bob Katz’s website
Mastering Audio – Bob Katz’s book
Bob Katz’s K-Meter plugin

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