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Re: mastering plug ins

agree. that's the point. feeding a better signal to your DAW. always
there's room for improvement, even at home.

2009/6/4, Jeff Duke <jeff_d@embarqmail.com>:
> There was music before computers? :)
> Really I am thinking that I need to work on improving the audio I am 
> into my DAW. Unless I can find a turd polishing plugin :)
> If I have a boomy sound why not fix it before recording etc and so on. I 
> still trying to grasp audio mastering but I get so confused...slowly I 
> thanks for all the fish,
> Jeff
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mark Sottilaro" <zerocrossing@gmail.com>
> To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 03, 2009 4:52 PM
> Subject: Re: mastering plug ins
>> You know, you can spend a lot of time and energy on the mastering
>> project, but I swear some of the best armature mixes I've heard came
>> from a guitarist I used to play with.  All he did was run his master
>> buss though a light compressor, graphic EQ and a DBX exciter. (all
>> hardware, this was pre-computer daw).  One day I caught him in the
>> process and what he did was first run a song with a similar feel
>> though the setup and look at the display on the graphic EQ while in
>> bypass.  He then ran his program though it and tried to use the eq to
>> get the same look in the audio spectrum.  Hilarious.  He admitted he
>> just used this method as a starting point, but the real truth is, in
>> the end he probably really good at listening.  I suspect the spectrum
>> display was probably more of a placebo than anything else.  He was
>> only doing 4 track cassette recordings, but his always sounded great.

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