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Win Gebre Waddell's book Complete Audio Mastering in our Holiday Giveaway, 2013 (Day 3)
Welcome to the Gearslutz.com 2013 'Advent Calendar' Holiday Giveaway!

Today's Prize is from mastering engineer Gebre Waddell


Gearslutz.com has teamed up with some great companies to give away awesome prizes for the 2013 holiday season. Join us every day between now and December 25th for your chance to win a great prize each day! To enter all you have to do is answer a simple question (found below). Hint: the answer can be found on the website of the daily giveaway sponsor!

Today's Prize

Our good friend Gebre Waddell has kindly donated 5 copies of his new book "Complete Audio Mastering: Practical Techniques" for todays giveaway!

Features full coverage of:
  • Mastering concepts and equipment
  • Room setup and speaker placement
  • Session workflow and organization
  • DAWs and audio interfaces
  • Analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters
  • Loudness optimization and dynamics
  • Digital and analog EQs and filters
  • Professional compressors and limiters
  • Fades, crossfades, spacing, and sequencing
  • Red Book CD, WAV, MP3, and DDP formats


About Gebre Waddell :

Gebre Waddell is a noted mastering engineer and owner of Stonebridge Mastering. His 10-year career includes work with artists such as Public Enemy, Ministry, George Clinton, and Rick Ross. Waddell is a current member of the Grammy Recording Academy and the Audio Engineering Society. He has created many resources, including The Digital Publishing Standard for Audio Recordings and a popular spectrographic frequency chart titled “The Frequency Domain.” Most recently, Waddell has been working with DSP algorithm design and VST programming.



Question : Which of the following is not a chapter from "Complete Audio Mastering: Practical Techniques"?
  • Workflow & Client Interfacing
  • What Happens After Mastering
  • Achieving Greatness
  • Shaping Dynamics





The boring stuff: Each daily giveaway lasts for 24 hours (15.00-14.59 GMT). One entry is permitted each day per member. Winners will chosen at random and contacted by Gearslutz.com private message shortly after each competition ends. Winners must claim their prize within 72 hours via return PM or we may re-draw a different winner. Winners are responsible for any local taxes or import duties. The contest is open worldwide but is void where prohibited by law. The selection of winners is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the outcome. Good luck!
Correct Answer: Achieving Greatness
Winners: scrubs, ionian, gila, adam_vee, gerthector