Groove3 Mastering with Ozone 10 Explained TUTORIAL
Mastering, once thought to be the audio equivalent of the dark arts, has become much more accessible to us mere mortals, thanks to incredibly powerful software like iZotope’s Ozone mastering suite. In this Ozone 10 tutorial, mastering guru Larry Holcombe will teach you how to use Ozone to achieve professional-sounding masters that rival those of your favorite artists. As smart and robust as Ozone 10 is, you still need to know what you’re doing, and this course will make sure you’re getting the absolute best results you can. These videos are for those new to mastering with Ozone 10.
After welcoming you to the course, Larry begins with a brief discussion of the mastering process overall, so you know what exactly you’re aiming to achieve. Then you’ll learn about integrating reference tracks within Ozone 10, using Match EQ and the Assistant to help bring your tracks closer to the sound you’re wanting. Learn about rebalancing and low-end separation with Master Rebalance and Low End Focus, respectively, to create a better pre-master and transparently fix mix issues that managed to find their way into the mastering process.
Next, Larry examines transients using a kick drum and bass part as an example, demonstrating how Low End Focus can be used to ensure the low end breathes well. Also learn how to tame a pre-master with excessive transients using the Impact module.
Over the remainder of the course, you’ll also learn about taming harshness and improving tonal balance with Spectral Shaper and Stabilizer. Then follow along with Larry as he takes you step-by-step through the process of mastering three example tracks in different styles: pop, dance, and country!
Mastering is indeed a specialized skill, and Ozone 10 provides serious tools to help you achieve stellar results. With these videos, you’ll gain the knowledge needed to take advantage of those tools and create masters that you’ll be proud to stand up to the competition. See the descriptions of the individual Mastering with Ozone 10 videos for more information on how this plugin suite can transform your productions. You put the time in to create the perfect mix; don’t settle for less when it really counts. Watch “Mastering with Ozone 10 Explained®” now!