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Tips and Tricks of Game Music Mastering for Composers and Audio Leads


Game Composers and Audio Leads need to know how to polish music. This session offers tips and tricks to do a better job mastering music. Dive deep into his work on Star Wars Kinect and take away key mastering techniques for getting the best results regardless of budget.

John 's lecture will give clear definitions and descriptions of key technical terms and discuss the technology and art of mastering music to make it sound fantastic. Common mistakes will be covered, as will audio processing sequence tips, ear training and the careful usage of inexpensive software plug-ins to achieve quality results. At the end of the lecture, attendees will be substantially better equipped to make informed choices about mastering music for games, regardless of the project's budget.

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  • GDC 2012
  • John Rodd
  • Clearstory Sound
  • free content
  • Audio
  • Audio