True Peak Metering

Robert Katz

Dear Bob Katz, I hope this email find’s you well. My name is Jens Gerlach. First I’d like to thank you for your book „Mastering Audio“. This book is really …

Mixing Only on Headphones. Really?

James Hardiman

Bob I am forced to consider the buy of a “head-monitor” and that’s when I noticed your enthusiasm for the democratic LCD-1, at AES… My word, I won’t share any …

Too Conservative Mix Levels

Robert Katz

Hi Bob I’ll bet you address this issue quite a bit. I’ve enjoyed your work on several projects and thought you would be the best person to hear from. So, I’m …

Clocking

Robert Katz

Barry Keel wrote Bob,I just purchased your book Mastering Audio and look forward to reading it. I also noticed some FAQs on your website in which people have emailed you …

ADC and 32 bit float files

Robert Katz

Roberto Estrella wrote:  I have a doubt. I have an interface with a 24bit A/D convertCurrently, some DAWs can work at 32 bit float, 32 bit fixed or 64 bit …

Subwoofer Calibration

Robert Katz

Mickey Wilson wrote: I’m recently delving deep into the K system and studying the honor roll. I have 2 questions: Thank you for signing my copy of Mastering Audio 3rd …

Analog Processing

Robert Katz

Martin wrote: Dear Bob, I am a recording/mix engineer. I came across a section where you discuss digital vs. analog mixing where you speak about summing mixer vs. any analog …

K-System Refinements

Robert Katz

Pamela Frangou wrote: I’m recently delving deep into the K system and studying the honor roll. I have 2 questions: 1. After calibrating my system according to the k system …

SRC and Dither. One step or two?

Robert Katz

Jim P Wrote When rendering my 176-24 bit files to CD audio, can I dither and apply whatever plug-ins at the same time, or should this be 2 processes? And, …