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Masterkurs

Kurzbeschreibung:
24-wöchiger Komplettkurs, der umfangreiches Wissen und Praxisübungen zu allen Aspekten modernen Masterings vermittelt

Langbeschreibung:

  • Einheiten: 24 x 2 Stunden (teils live und teils gestreamte Inhalte) plus Q&A Sessions für gestreamte Inhalte
  • Zusätzliche ergänzende Videos
  • Übungen & Trainingsmaterial
  • Besteht aus diesen Einzelmodulen:
    (mit (*) gekennzeichnete Module können ab 2020 als Fokusmodule einzeln gebucht werden. Upgrade-Optionen können mit unseren Beratern abgestimmt werden.)

Einheit = mindestens 2h [1E]

Mastering  Workflow    [1E]

  • Working with WaveLab Pro
  • Working with a regular DAW
  • File Handling and Naming Concepts
  • The Mother Master Principle
  • Principles of bit resolution
    # Übungen

The importance of the time domain and how to deal with different Sample Frequencies    [1E]

  • Hearing Resolution & Psycho Acoustics
  • The obstacles of Sample Rate Conversion
  • Best Practice Guideline about how to deal with SF
  • Hearing Samples
    # Übungen

Mastering Compression (Single Band)   [2E] (*)

  • Gear Knowledge
  • Understanding Feed Forward – Feed Backward
  • Understanding Peak vs. RMS Compression
  • How to get use of Sidechain Link-Unlink Function
  • How to get use of Sidechain Lowcut
  • How to get use of Dual Release
  • Parallel Compression in mastering
  • Upward Expanding in mastering
  • Building your personal sound flavor library
  • How to create a sense of unity with a compressor
  • How to integrate an detached kick into the mix
  • Other Use Cases
    # Übungen

Mastering EQs    [2E] (*)

  • Understanding minimal and linear phase architecture with their benefits and disadvantageous
  • Understanding the difference between serial and parallel EQ architecture
  • Understanding general EQ technology with their sonic advantageous and disadvantageous
  • Back and forward EQing
  • Gear knowledge
  • Building a personal library of EQ sound flavors
  • General EQ strategies and guidelines for mastering
  • First EQ then dynamics or vice versa?
  • First MS and then Stereo or vice versa?
  • Tricks for more air
    # Übungen

Mastering Depth Enhancement   [1E] (*)

  • Tools to create depth
  • Working with reverb
    # Übungen

Special Tools for Special Tasks     [1E]

  • Transient Treatment
  • Multiband- & Splitband Tools
  • De-Essing and HF Limiting
  • Width Enhancement
  • Spectral Editing
    # Übungen

Mastering with Outboard Gear 2E

  • Working with Mastering Controller
  • Gear Knowledge
  • Working  Samples
  • Analog vs. Digital

Loudness Management & Metering     [3E] (*)

  • Understanding SPPM & True Peak
  • Understanding Momentary & Short-term Loudness and the use of max M & max S
  • Understanding and interpreting integrated Loudness
  • The relation between macro dynamics and their effect on Short-term and integrated Loudness
  • Other loudness metrics
  • Understanding the absolute and relative scale
  • Loudness targets for different deliverables
  • How to find the perfect Point of Trade Off in terms of loudness positioning?
  • Loudness perception and psycho acoustics and what makes music feel louder
  • What metric is useful to align loudness of a series of songs for an EP or album
  • Understanding the different Dynamic Measurement metrics LRA, DR, PLR & LSR
  • Understanding the difference between FFT & RTA
  • Understanding and interpreting of Goniometer, Correlation Meter and Multiband Correlation Meter
  • Important aspects regarding Loudness Wars
    # Übungen

Stem Mastering     [1E]

  • When is a good moment to ask for stems
  • How to teach clients to deliver stems properly
  • How to deal with stem mastering in WaveLab and Cubase
  • How do I charge for this extra service
    # Übungen

Mastering Worksamples: Dealing with a wide variety of Challenges and Tasks [7E]

  • We work through a number of different mixes with a wide variety of obstacles
  • Wie findet man den individuellen Point of Trade Off in Bezug auf die Lautheit?
  • Techniken zum laut Mastern
  • M/S-Mastering-Techniken
  • Hörstrategien im Mastering
  • Bass – Mitten – Höhen – Balancierung
  • Wie bekommen Sie einen Mix aus dem Schuhkarton heraus
  • EQ-Layering-Technik
  • Nutzung von Phasen- „Fehlern“
  • Einsatz von Bandsättigung
  • Reihenfolge der Klangbearbeitung
  • Dokumentation von Masteringaufträgen
    # You will get training mixes with reference masters

Finalizing the WL Montage and producing the Deliverables [2E]

  • Dithering
  • DDP
  • PQ-Editing
  • CD-Text
  • CD-Protocol
  • QA
  • MfiT (become registered APPLE Mastered for iTunes mastering Engineer after the examination)
  • High-Res
  • Vinyl
  • Online Distribution Deliverables
  • ISRC & EAN

Dealing with Customers         [1E]

  • Getting into the business
  • What price point is proper
  • How to make sure to get hold of the money
  • How to deal with mix revisions
  • Attended & Non-Attended Sessions
  • ftp-Handling und sicherer Audiodaten-Transfer

 

Überblick der MASTERING ACADEMY Module: Diagram der Ausbildungs-Module

Anmeldung zum MASTERKURS (bitte vereinbaren Sie einen Telefontermin, an dem wir Sie anrufen können)

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In diesem kurzen Video bekommt ihr einen Eindruck von den praktischen Mastering-Bearbeitungen während des Masterkurses:

 

Hier ein paar Eindrücke von den nicht mehr fortgeführten 5-tägigen Masterkursen:

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Hamburg im Oktober 2014:

 

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New York im März 2015: With Drew Cappotto (former Masterdisk) and Alan Silverman

 

 

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Beijing / China

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Beijing / China 2018

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