Review of the Best Music Production Books to take your songs and audio engineering career to the next level.

But can't you surf the web and Youtube for 3 months and find this information for free?  

You can find SOME of it, BUT -

1. There is a lot that of info you WILL NOT find anywhere.  Because they don't know it.  Most of the Youtubers and audio engineering bloggers have very little experience professionally mixing and mastering music.  Many have worked on a few hundred songs or less, and some only their own songs as a hobby.   It takes several 1,000 songs under your belt before you really become good at audio engineering, and have mastered the techniques necessary to yield pro results.  Any pro will tell you this.  You need proven techniques that have been used working with major labels and with songs on the radio.

2. WRONG INFORMATION!  I've read soooo many free tips that are 100% wrong!  And they'll ruin your music if you use them.  Audio engineering isn't guessing like making football picks, and everyone has a different pick before the game starts.  There are definite RIGHTS and WRONGS when in comes to mixing and mastering, and you need advice from someone with pro experience that gives you ONLY GOOD CORRECT RIGHT information.  This is what this book series provides!

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The #1 Best Selling Audio Mastering Book for 2021 and 2020!

If you're into audio engineering, this is a great music production book to add to your home recording studio collection. Packed with step-by-step proven methods.

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!

Written by John Rogers of JR Mastering, this guide outlines (step-by-step) the techniques John has used to professionally master songs for over 8,000 clients, since 1999 (that’s 6-8 per week).

Whether you need to know how master songs in fl studio, pro tools, audacity, garageband, cubase, logic or abeleton the information provided applies to all of these programs.


Audio Mastering Secrets notes:

This Book Is A 7 x 9 Learning Guide (192 pages)
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, or what I heard from some other engineer. I teach from real world experiences with satisfied clients.

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.

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!

This book is the sequel to my first book, "Audio Mastering Secrets" the best selling audio mastering book for 2021 and 2020!

If you're into audio engineering, this is a great music production book to add to your home recording studio collection. Packed with step-by-step proven methods.

Since 1999, I've worked with over 8,000 clients (that's 6-8 per week) 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 sound engineer 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 that most sound engineers make, 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 20 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.

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