Book Review: Major Label Mastering

By Evren Goknar

(paperback) $48.88

This book is ideal for anyone who’s seriously considering a dive into an audio engineering career. Written by a Grammy-winning mastering engineer (N.W.A, Iggy Pop, Megadeth, Beastie Boys), Major Label Mastering elucidates the mastering process by “taking the vital signs” of a mix file and then engaging in a step-by-step process. This ultra-thorough book guides readers through selecting effective hardware/software and prescribes exercises to develop the skill-set and habits of an effective and sought-after mastering engineer