COURSE BY STREAKY:
Mastering For Spotify:
The Secret to Optimising Your Music for All Streaming Services
LEARN ALL THE TRICKS FROM A PROFESSIONAL MASTERING ENGINEER TO MAKE MUSIC SOUND INSANE ON STREAMING SERVICES LIKE SPOTIFY!
LABELS WE WORK WITH:
ARE YOUR TRACKS SOUNDING THE BEST THEY CAN ON SPOTIFY?
BECAUSE THE GAME HAS CHANGED.
Are you tired of conflicting advice on what the correct loudness level is or how much bass or compression should be on your tracks?
With so many different opinions and recommendations out there, it’s hard to know what to trust. Should you aim for -14 LUFS, or should you be mastering your tracks to -8 LUFS or even higher?
It can be overwhelming trying to figure out the right approach, especially if you’re new to the world of mastering.
Streaky has put this course together to part the clouds and give you his knowledge of working daily on some of the worlds leading dance tracks. You’ll learn the correct way to master your tracks so they sound their best on this platform.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN WHEN YOU JOIN THE COURSE NOW
Understanding loudness. Know why and how to achieve the exact levels you need for Dance music on streaming services...
Consistent results, by following the same simple system that Streaky uses to master for the worlds leading artists every day.
Gain confidence to know how to get that extra punch and clarity that makes your tracks stand out from the competition!
Learning Streaky’s mastering method makes any track you master sound good on all speakers big or small.
Learn the right equipment to use and the tricks for getting the all-important "low end" correct every time...
Learn the industry standard you need to upload and deliver your tracks to different streaming services!
Streaky is one of Europe’s premier mastering engineers, with over 25 years of experience in the industry. His work at Battery Studios with artists such as A Tribe Called Quest, Groove Armada, Britney Spears, and The Stone Roses established him as a leading figure in the field. By honing his skills under the tutelage of Kevin Metcalfe at The Soundmasters, Streaky was able to take his expertise to the next level, working with a diverse range of artists such as Depeche Mode, Snow Patrol, Kasabian, Usher, and The White Stripes.
At Metropolis Mastering, Streaky continued to expand his client base, working with top-tier artists such as Taio Cruz, Skepta, JME, Giggs, P Diddy, Paul Weller, and Ed Sheeran. In 2018, he founded Streaky Studios, a state-of-the-art facility where he can put his decades of experience to work in a space designed to his exact specifications.
Today, Streaky is in high demand from artists all over the world, including Naughty Boy, Franky Rizardo, Sigala, Jonas Blue, Krept & Konan, Mabel, and Manuel Turizo to name a few.
WITH MUSIC PRODUCTION,
WHAT'S WAITING FOR YOU
INSIDE THE COURSE...
Mastering and mixing require two completely different approaches. In this lesson, Streaky will guide you on how to approach each and what is the best way to listen and think during a mastering session to achieve high-quality results.
With over 25 years of experience in mastering dance music, Streaky has honed his knowledge of the specific requirements for streaming services, clubs, and small speakers. Streaky is passionate about dance music and has a keen ear for emerging trends.
LOUDNESS RMS/LUFS & MARKET RESEARCH
Knowing how to measure loudness correctly is essential. In this lesson, Streaky provides techniques not only for achieving high levels on the meters, but also for achieving perceived loudness.
Streaky also shows you the levels your competition is achieving, and how you can achieve the same or better results without losing dynamics or crushing the mix.
THE STREAKY METHOD: SYSTEM & TEMPLATES
The Streaky Mastering Method has been crafted through Streaky working daily as an in-demand mastering engineer for many years. The goal is to achieve consistent sound quality and speed in delivering tracks to meet last-minute record label deadlines.
This is accomplished through a template that provides a system where you don't have to spend all your time setting up but rather you can focus on the sound itself. This lesson teaches you the Streaky Mastering Method and provides you with the same template to use in your DAW!
GAIN STAGING &
Limiters are an essential component of mastering dance music. They help control the peaks of a mix and allow you to push the overall level of your track while still preserving dynamics.
In this lesson, Streaky shares his favourite limiters and provides detailed instructions on how to use them effectively.
Additionally, he covers gain staging techniques that ensure your mix stays clean and dynamic, even when processing heavily through limiters.
WORKING WITH FREQUENCIES IN MIND
In addition to considering the instrument sounds, balance and feel, it's important to focus on frequency areas when mastering. The low end can be particularly challenging for dance music, but Streaky will teach you how to manipulate it for tightness while maintaining depth and feel.
Mids are also crucial, yet often overlooked in this genre, they are where you can add hidden weight which is essential on smaller speakers. Adding top-end EQ to your hats etc can sometimes just thin out the mix.
You'll learn how you can achieve a posh and open sound without taking a razor blade to your eardrums... Unless, of course, that's what you're after!
IN SESSION - MASTERING ALONG WITH STREAKY
In this lesson section, you will join Streaky in the studio as he masters four dance tracks from start to finish. By seeing all the things you learned in the previous lessons come together, you will understand how powerful yet simple Streaky's mastering method is.
You will have the same tracks, presets, and templates to practice the same skills on, but you will soon see how easy it is to add any track into the method and get a mastered track in no time at all.
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