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Article about Mastering

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Hello,

I have found a zip file with an article from a guy called Galactic Boy about Mastering.
I'm not sure but maybe I have already posted it here...

I hope it will be useful for some of you ;) :shock:
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magmavander wrote: I hope it will be useful for some of you ;) :shock:
Thank you Mag,very useful ! :)

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hi magmavander,

thanx for that. Nice idea.

To be honest, I don't dare to open the doc files 'cause my word2007 is outdated. :shock:
Well, it's only 12 years old ! Grrrr ;)

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HerrFornit wrote:my word2007 is outdated. :shock:
What about OpenOffice ? ;)

Edit: I just printed that documents,if you want I can send it to you.You can post adress at p.m.
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yeah, its more secure.
(at least 6.2.5, earlier versions have severe security bug)

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This is definitely one of the most important tips, not just for Buzz but any DAW (or just recording in general!):
3) Turn the volume sliders on your generators DOWN! My rule of thumb (this doesn't necessarily have to be your rule of thumb) is too turn the master volume down just a smidgen, and I adjust the volumes so that the meter rarely goes in the red. Some generators (Jeskola basses and MX7 to name two) seem to have really loud outputs. If you're using distortion, you'll probably need a limiter, which I'll get into more in a future article.
Was only in the last couple of years I really learnt about 'proper' gain-staging and completely revolutionised the quality of my mixes - I personally aim for around -10db peak at pretty much any stage of the mix to give myself tonnes of headroom until the *very* last stage of the final master
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temporalsounds wrote:
HerrFornit wrote:my word2007 is outdated. :shock:
What about OpenOffice ? ;)

Edit: I just printed that documents,if you want I can send it to you.You can post adress at p.m.
Ha ha, THAT's really virus secure, Thanx! :lol:


@mcpete
I use -18 db RMS for first stage and -0.5 db peak for limiter in masterline (true peak headroom). In between I increase the signal each stage a bit for better signal/to noise.


EDIT: PDF if you prefer:
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@HerrFornit
Ah ,OK :D

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