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Mastering in Live - New Tutorial from Music Tech Magazine

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A mastering effects chain in Live 9

Mastering has become a very popular topic in the past few years - but how is it done? There's no one right answer to what makes "good mastering" - sometimes you want gentle leveling, other times you might want to squash a track for a more pumping sound. Whatever your goals, Ableton Live 9 features a number of tools for finalizing your tracks - most notably the Glue Compressor, EQ8, Multiband Dynamics, Saturator, and the Limiter.

In a new tutorial, Music Tech Magazine's Liam O'Mullane provides a guide for mastering in Live 9 - including working with different Live devices, using reference tracks to model your mastering, and more.

Learn more at Music Tech online