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Yes, burning your own redbook master CDs is very easy!  Here's how to make your own redbook CD masters for free!
 
Before doing ANYTHING with your songs, be sure you have them mastered properly!!!
 
 
Below are two free red book standard CD mastering burning software that includes text embedding, and have no strings attached FREE TRIALS.

CD-DA Extractor - This program is the easier of the two. Much easier. Just drag your files from the top window to the bottom window, and name the song and artist. On the next page you can name the CD and artist. This text will show up on CD players. Note: You cannot enter ISRC codes with this program.

Sony CD Architect - The main reason you would choose this program is if you need to enter ISRC codes for your songs. Also, you have more control over the start times of the songs, and if you want the pauses between songs to vary.

My Best Mixing & Mastering Articles

Mid Side EQ In Mastering

This is a quick video on how a mid-side processor works, and how to check the stereo field of your mix using a mid-side processor equalizer.

 

What's The Difference Between Mixing And Mastering

8 difference between mixing mastering

What's the difference between mixing and mastering?  A lot of people new to music don't know the answer to this.

 

Best Free Redbook CD Burning Software
Yes, burning your own redbook master CDs is very easy!  Here's how to make your own redbook CD masters for free!
 
How To Master A Song In Only 5 Minutes!

Would you like to know how to master a song or how to master your own music?  So many people think just making the volumes the same level for every song is "mastering" their CD.  Well, mastering is a lot more than just that!  

 

Mastering A Song For Radio

14 song ready for radio

Here's another popular question I see online, always with the wrong answer! "There's no such thing as radio ready mastering!"  REALLY?

 

The Sound Engineer SCAM! Does More Expensive Mean Better?


The sound engineer scam, the online recording studio ripoff, whatever you want to call it.  I hear about it 3-4 times a month from my clients, since 1999.  It never changes!

 

Can Anyone Become A Great Sound Engineer?

11 become great sound engineer

I would say YES, most people can become a great mastering engineer. I say this because most of the mixes I receive from clients are pretty good and I know the audio engineer (the band member with a computer) has only minimal training.  He could easily be great if he put a little more study and practice time into it.  And if he had this book to teach him what took me over 17 years to learn!  Ha!

 

Best Music Gear For Your DAW Home Recording Studio in 2017

best gear for daw studio

What's the best music gear for your home recording studio in 2017?

 

A/B Comparison In Mastering
In this video I do a quick A/B comparison of a few songs.  In my audio mastering secrets video series, I get a lot more in-depth into exactly what you are trying to achieve sonically for your genre/style of music.
 
What Is Headroom In Mastering?

15 what is headroom in mastering

In order to produce a good master, a mix needs proper headroom and dynamic range.

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