No matter how good your performance, your individual tracks, or your mix, if you don’t get the mastering right, it all tends to fall apart.
Now, that’s a tad dramatic for our tastes, but it’s what a clever YouTube ad told us. So, we thought it might be fun to open with something dramatic.
But it’s true that mastering is all about doing some touch-up work, adding some glue to the pieces, and applying a final layer of polish to your tracks.
In this guide, we’ll look at the best free mastering software and VST plugins.…