EP 194: Marc Matthews – Mastering Synth-Based Music

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Marc Matthew is the driving force behind Synth Music Mastering, an online music mastering company. With a deep understanding of mastering’s complexities, Marc aims to alleviate the common struggles musicians face in achieving sonic perfection. He offers a collaborative and straightforward mastering service, ensuring artists’ visions are honored and their productions maintain their integrity. Marc’s mission is to offer peace of mind in the production’s final stage, helping musicians finish a record they’re proud of.


  • Finding your niche in the music industry
  • The “dark art” of mastering
  • The financial side of getting into mastering
  • Picking reference tracks wisely
  • Why people struggle with mixing low-end
  • Hearing low-end
  • Tools that can help you when you’re not sure of what to do with your mixes
  • The importance of volume-matching
  • Competitive loudness: Should you master for specific levels?
  • Using humans vs. AI for mastering
  • The challenges of mastering synth-based music

To learn more about Marc Matthews, visit: https://www.synthmusicmastering.com/

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