Don't miss the advanced techniques at the end of the mastering tutorial :)

Mastering Tutorial Part 2: The Secret Notebook of a Mastering Engineer (Advanced)

The Master Chain

The 'master chain' is discussed in a dedicated chapter found in the advanced section. There you will learn about how one process affects another and how to order your processors to achieve a specific result. Below are several diagrams of how a master chain may look to achieve specific results using the techniques found in the advanced section...