Hidemi’s Rambling by Hidemi Woods

Singer, Songwriter and Author from Kyoto, Japan.

Hidemi’s Rambling No.188

on June 3, 2010

The first CD we made was a compilation album. We left the master DAT to a recording engineer to do the mastering for the CD press. When we received the master CD from the studio, the sound was a lot different from the master we had made. We didn’t expect the mastering changed the sound this much and preferred ours. We complained and they redid the mastering. From this bitter experience, when we released our original album in Japan, we joined in the recording studio for mastering. But a professional engineer worked for the actual mastering by asking our taste and we just examined whether the sound he was making was what we had desired or not. Now, I’ve been doing the mastering of our new song by myself and realized that the process has a lot of possibilities for sound and it’s the area to use creativity. I found it fun but because of it, the completion has been delayed more and more…


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