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About John Rogers
In 1999, I opened my own recording studio, JR Mastering. Since then I've now mastered over 50,000 songs for over 9,500 highly satisfied clients.
My books contain a wealth of knowledge that basically covers everything I've learned over the past 19 years. Thank you for letting me show you all that I know. God bless!
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The #1 Best Selling Audio Mastering Book for 2020 and 2019!
Audio Mastering Secrets is the first audio mastering books that focuses entirely on how to master audio to radio quality standards, all from the comfort of your home recording studio. No expensive gear required to get amazing results! Note: This is a full 184 page book, not a 40 page mini.
Written by John Rogers of JR Mastering. Since 1999, I have mastered over 40,000 songs for over 7,500 highly satisfied clients. Let me personally show you everything I've learned!
My book covers the following:
This Book Is An 8.5 x 11 Learning Guide
It focuses on how to master audio, how to become a great audio mastering engineer, and how not to be a bad one.
I do not get into the specific brands of gear you should buy, the history of sound engineering, or 1,000's of compressor settings (of which maybe 40 you'll ever use). In this book I focus on mastering audio!
Common Mastering Problems And Their Solutions
In audio mastering, you will face common problems like a mix being too thin, tinny, distorted, over-saturated, muddy, or not bright enough. Sometimes you can't get the song loud enough, boomy enough, no separation, too much bass, no sparkle, and many other problems. I explain in detail which effects processors to use and their exact settings to solve these common problems. This is a great tool to refer back to when needed.
My Step-By-Step Audio Mastering Session
You will learn the 18 steps I take in the audio mastering process. From importing your file, down to loudness maximization and finally exporting a perfectly mastered song!
This Entire Book Is Based On Real-World Experiences
Not on theory, what I learned in school, what I heard from some other engineer, etc. I have mastered over 40,000 songs for over 7,500 highly satisfied clients. I teach from real world experiences and success.
Mastering Different Genres
Here s where I break down the sonic qualities of sixteen different genres. How much brightness, bass, boominess, compression, etc., you re trying to achieve for each genre. And several tips on what clients are looking for.
My Audio Mastering Laws
In this section, I cover a series of dos, do nots, and facts that basically apply to all audio mastering jobs regardless of genre. I also cover several pitfalls you will experience (just like I did) as an audio mastering engineer, and how to get through them.
Setting Up You're Listening Environment
In this section I cover calibrating your speakers, learning your speakers, speaker placement and room size. And, the myth about soundproofing your room.
The Effects Processors Used In Audio Mastering
The basics of what they all do, how to use them, when to use them, and my initial settings templates.
This Book Is A Very Easy Read
I left out all the high-tech jargon and rarely used words that slow down sentence flow.
Written In 2017
In this book I work with common software and a digital DAW system, using current audio mastering techniques for this day and age. I show you how to get great mastering results using your home PC, DAW, plugin software, and basic hardware. No expensive old-school equipment required.
And Much More!
In a matters of weeks, you can learn all of the audio mastering secrets, tips, and techniques that took me over 19 years to learn!
Book #2 in the Music Production Secrets Series by John Rogers. The first book, "Audio Mastering Secrets" was the best selling audio mastering book for 2018 and 2019!
Since 1999, I've mastered over 40,000 songs in every genre imaginable.
Working with this many clients gave me the rare opportunity to discover what areas most sound engineers are having problems with.
Most of the mixes clients submit are pretty good. The mixer definitely does not need to read a 400 page book on basic mixing techniques, or take a six week mixing course. They're way beyond that.
What they do need is a book that points out the most common mixing errors I see daily, so they can check their mixes for them. Problems they don't even realize their mixes suffer from. That's what "Song Mixing Secrets" is all about!
I Show You How To Quickly Fix These Common Problems -
- Mix is too crowded, no space or clarity
- Vocals can't cut through the mix
- Inconsistent levels from section to section
- Mix is too bassy, muddy
- Mix is too bright, tinny, thin
- Stereo field is weak (your song is really mono)
- And More!!
This book is for someone who has a good understanding of basic mixing procedures. Sometimes as a solution to a problem, I might suggest compressing the lead vocal a bit. But, I don't get into detailed threshold and ratio settings. I assume you already know how to compress a vocal track.
I wrote this entire book in simple plain English (layman's terms). I eliminated all the words you never heard of and hi-tech jargon, so anyone at any level can understand and learn from this book.
You've invested hundreds, if not thousands, of hours into your music.
If you're serious about it, now's the time to make a very small financial investment in this book so your music will sound the very best it can!
I wrote this book so you can quickly learn (in a matter of days) the techniques, tips, and secrets that took me over 19 years to learn!
This is the 3rd book in the best selling Music Production Secrets Series by John Rogers.
Now that it’s extremely affordable, hundreds of thousands of music enthusiasts around the world have created their own DAW home recording studio.
Many have turned their passion into a career, or they’re earning a lot of money with their home recording studio as a side job.
In this book, I explain everything I did as a sound engineer to earn $100,000 a year online, working from my home studio. Note- This ebook will be a little more than 60 pages of valuable info.
I discuss working with customers which includes tips on how to beat the competition, the marketing techniques I used that brought in a huge amount of free traffic, and many business dos and donts I learned since opening my recording studio in 1999.
I also mention several things YOU might want to try with your business that I know absolutely WILL NOT work, which will save you a lot of time and money.
Whether you’re starting out from scratch or already running your own recording studio business, this book will help you increase your profits.