5 Tips for Cherry-Picking a Professional Mastering Studio

By Dwight Brown Mastering enhances the OVERALL sound of your music. Professional mastering can give your tunes the same high-quality sound that big labels get for their recordings, priming them for downloads, streaming, radio play… According to Jeff Strong’s guide Home Recording For Musicians For Dummies, which has a chapter called Hiring a Professional Mastering […]

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6 Tips For Mastering Live Music

by Dwight Brown The gig was magic. The audience ate it up. You want to save that moment and pass it on in a single, EP or album. So, how do you capture the magic of a live performance and transfer it to tracks that will have that ‘feels-like-it’s-live’ sound? Master the music before you […]

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LANDR Jump-Starts with a Big Upgrade!

As you may have already heard through the news, our friends at LANDR made a huge step forward. Their growing team of visionary tech-wizzards has updated the algorithm that will make your masters sound better than ever – starting today. Masters with More Color, Clarity, and Focus This LANDR update marks a massive leap forward. […]

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10 Totally Uncommon Ways to Better Your Mixes

[Editors Note: This article is written by Sacha-Léo Shenkier and it was originally featured on the LANDR Blog. Polish your tracks instantly and affordably with LANDR Instant Mastering!] Think Like a Listener In the era of modern editing and correction tools, infinite tracks, and no outside-world time constraints, it’s super-easy to get carried away and disappear down […]

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What Really Happens When You Master a Track?

[Editor’s Note: This blog is written by Steve Reble, and was originally featured on the LANDR Blog. LANDR’s Instant Mastering tool can help you fine-tune your next single, EP or album and is available through TuneCore before you distribute!] The challenge of home producing is that, what you want your audience to hear, is rarely what they will hear. When I […]

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Dos and Don’ts of Demo Submission

{Editor’s Note: This blog was written by Thomas Sontag, A&R at Turbo Recordings and MixGenius. It was originally featured on the LANDR Blog. With LANDR’s Instant Mastering tool, you can give your recordings a more polished sound in minutes!] During my eight-year tenure at Turbo Recordings, I would guess that I’ve received over 50,000 demos, and […]

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From the TuneCore Community: Artists Weigh In On Using LANDR Instant Mastering

Mastering is a key part of the music making process that often goes overlooked, misunderstood, or simply avoided for feasibility reasons. TuneCore continues to offer professional mastering services, in which your songs are sent to engineers at Universal Mastering Studios, but in order to provide multiple solutions for artists, we recently introduced MixGenius’ LANDR Instant Mastering service. […]

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Why Master Your Music? Everything I Wish I'd Known

[Editor’s Note: This blog was written by Rory Seydel, Community & Content Manager at LANDR. It was originally featured on the LANDR Blog.] When I first started producing, I struggled with mastering; the often misunderstood—kinda complicated—sometimes confusing artform… I spent months mixing my first album – I thought it would change my life. So when I finished, I […]

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LANDR Instant Mastering: MixGenius & TuneCore Help Artists Polish the Sound of Their Music

[Editors Note: Hot off the heels of announcing our partnership with MixGenius, an intelligent audio technology company, Franck Nasso (Head of Sales & Communications at MixGenius), wrote this blog introducing LANDR Instant Mastering – TuneCore’s latest Artist Service.] Do you record your own music? Are you spending more money producing and mastering new music than you’re making? Here […]

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