Category Archives for Mastering

Stop ruining your mixes! 😫

I just had a revealing conversation with a member of a band called The Afterimage. (I produced a bunch of their stuff years ago, and their latest single was recorded by a Hardcore Mixing member and mixed by me) He’s in the process of getting test mixes for a new side project, and he sent […]

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#ASKJV – Special Episode: Interview with Troy Glessner

SPECIAL EPISODE: This week is an interview with my friend Troy Glessner (August Burns Red, Underoath, Silverstein, etc.). We talk about the mysterious art of mastering and Troy shares some incredible insight into his process. Theres so much to dissect here you may have to listen twice. Enjoy! This show runs on your questions! Submit your […]

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5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Master Your Own Mixes

5 reasons not to master your own mixes

It’s getting more common for mixers to do the mastering for clients, especially when you’re just starting out. I used to do this too in the first half of my career. These days though, I’m a big believer in getting someone else to master your work. In fact I haven’t mastered anything in years. Here […]

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Interview: Troy Glessner (August Burns Red, Underoath, Silverstein, etc)

“Loud is the really easy part. The hard part is keeping something punchy, clear, and consistently fun to listen to.”

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