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Winner Announced: Win Bobby Owsinski's Book "The Audio Mastering Handbook"

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If you're interested in mastering your own tracks, this book is perfect. To enter, all you’ve gotta do is comment! One random commenter will be chosen as winner. Too easy.

Winner Announced

This week's winner (picked at random) is Max Miller, who left the comment, "Definitely important to be able to be completely self-sufficient in this new era of independent music! It’d be awesome to win a copy of this book. I feel like that 4 minute video was really helpful already!" Congratulations - we'll be in touch with you shortly.

If you didn't win and would still like the book, check it out at Amazon.com.

Win Bobby Owsinski's Book "The Audio Mastering Handbook"

For the chance to win Bobby Owinski's book The Audio Mastering Handbook (pictured above) all you need to do is comment. Make sure to include your correct email address with your comment so that we can contact you. This giveaway is open worldwide, but make sure to get your comment in before midnight this Saturday, Pacific Eastern Standard Time.

The Audio Mastering Handbook shows you:

  • The secrets to making hot masters
  • The rules of compression and frequency balancing
  • How to mix with mastering in mind.
  • The trick to making great-sounding MP3s and streaming audio
  • Everything you need to know about Internet audio
  • Everything you need to know about the latest high-resolution formats

This completely updated edition of the bestselling Mastering Engineer’s Handbook provides a thorough exploration of the mastering process for virtually any kind of audio program, utilizing insights from the world’s top mastering engineers. The book is a treasure-trove of knowledge, with an overview of the history, tools, and philosophy behind mastering as well as complete reference information for all audio delivery formats in use today.

Peek inside a top-flight mastering house and see how their methods can now be used in your home studio. Explore the secrets of making hot masters, the rules of compression and frequency balancing, and how to mix with mastering in mind. Investigate how optical discs, such as CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray, HD-DVD, and beyond, work and how they’re made. Discover the trick to making great-sounding MP3s and streaming audio. Examine multichannel surround mastering for film and television.

You’ll even relive mastering history with a separate chapter about mastering for vinyl and how records are pressed. Throughout the book, legendary mastering engineers share experiences, tips, and tricks with you through every step of the process.

The final section of the book features interviews with mastering giants such as Bernie Grundman, Bob Ludwig, Glenn Meadows, Doug Sax, Eddy Schreyer, Greg Calbi and more.

A long-time veteran of the music industry, Bobby Owsinski has produced and composed for records, motion pictures and television shows along the way. Currently a principle in the content creator 2B Media, Bobby has also penned hundreds of articles for many popular industry trade publications and has authored several books that are now staples in recording programs in colleges around the world including “The Mixing Engineer’s Handbook”, “The Recording Engineer’s Handbook”, “The Audio Mastering Handbook”, “The Drum Recording Handbook”, “How To Make Your Band Sound Great,” and “The Studio Musician’s Handbook.” Bobby is a regular writer of our Plus tutorials.

If you miss out, check it out at Bobby's website or buy it from Amazon. See the table of contents or read an excerpt.

Please note: Envato staff and people who have written more than two tutorials/articles for a Tuts+ site are not eligible to enter.

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