Jonathan Wyner [Pt. 1]: What the Hell is Mastering, Anyway??

2020'd

Sep 26 2022 • 1 hr 4 mins

Jonathan Wyner (Mastering Engineer / Educator / Past President of AES) joins Benny, Siobhán, and Cory to answer the question "what the hell is mastering anyway?" Jonathan breaks down his career in mastering working with some of music's biggest names and getting a chance to really witness and be a part of how mastering has changed with technology. We dive into Jonathan early years surrounded by music and his journey to becoming a mastering engineer. We hear some incredible celebrity stories, including an airplane call from Nuno Bettencourt and the real reason you should choose a person over technology to master your tracks. All this and more tune in with us and prepare to be 2020'd. Check out Jonathan Wyner: IG: @jonathan_wyner Jonathan's Studio: http://www.m-works.com/ Jonathan's book: https://www.amazon.com/Audio-Mastering-Essential-Jonathan-Wyner/dp/0876390947 00:00 - Intro 02:30 - What is mastering today? 07:26 - I played music before I spoke English 11:07 - mastering was the first place that digital was happening 18:13 - Mastering engineers are the representative of the artist 24:15 - The only thing I miss from working with tape 29:06 - Famous record mistakes 36:40 - Nuno Bettencourt called me from a plane 42:00 - Using modern tools 50:32 - Nobody is getting paid to make the music 51:50 - AI mastering 59:30 - Outro FOLLOW 2020'd: Official Site: https://2020-d.com/​ Facebook: facebook.com/yougot2020d Instagram: instagram.com/yougot2020d WATCH + LISTEN + SUBSCRIBE: https://lnk.to/yougot2020d #musicengineer #mastering Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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