This is an older article from Sound on Sound magazine that talks about the new trend of mastering at home. Even though it's from 1999 it contains some great tips. I especially love this one:
"The old adage 'If it ain't broke, don't fix it' applies perfectly to mastering."
This is so true. Enjoy the article.
Now that so many musicians are completing the entire album-making process in their own studios, mastering is becoming an increasingly important skill. Paul White offers a few pointers to becoming a Master of mastering.