Recording Studio Rockstars: Harold LaRue's Mastering Tips for Your DAW

RSR: Harold LaRue Gives Tips on Pro Mastering in Your DAW

By: WhisperRoom™

January 2, 2020

Mastering Engineer Harold LaRue next to his pro audio workstation inside of a recording studio

WhisperRoom™ is a proud sponsor of the podcast Recording Studio Rockstars. In each episode, Lij Shaw interviews music producers, engineers, studio owners, and other professionals to bring you inspiring stories, tricks, and insight from the recording industry.

You can listen to the entire podcast archive of Recording Studio Rockstars here or from your favorite podcast app.

RSR Episode #225: Harold LaRue Gives Tips on Professional Mastering in Your DAW

In this latest episode of Recording Studio Rockstars, Harold LaRue talks about the growth of the mastering industry, the power of great production, how to reference your mix and master against your favorite hits, and how to master your song like a pro in any DAW.

Listen to the full episode here or stream it in the video below!

Recording Studio Rockstars – Episode #225 – Harold LaRue

About Harold LaRue

Harold LaRue is a mastering engineer and audio educator based in Houston, Texas. Harold started out playing drums and running live sound in the ’80s. He worked as a software developer and pro audio repair technician before meeting his wife, Elizabeth, an accomplished restaurateur. Together, they built and operated several popular restaurants and a recycling company before Harold returned to his passion for recording and music production.

Harold studied with Producer/Engineer, Ronan Chris Murphy (also on the podcast RSR015), and learned the theatrical sound trade as a Union Journeyman on Broadway shows and other large-scale productions.

Harold shares his knowledge and experience with universities and recording schools across the country, provides technical support and consulting services to recording industry professionals, and operates a full-time mastering business. Some of his projects include working on projects for Macy Gray and R&B legend, Jeffrey Osborne.

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