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Re: 10 new pieces posted

Great tip Per! ive been wanting to get more into
mastering as well and expand which ive been doing with
my limited capabilities, do you have any good links or
recomended reading? i sometimes get lost in the
terminology though so if you have a comprehensive
online audio glossary id appreciated as well!

--- Per Boysen <per@boysen.se> wrote:

> On Jul 25, 2005, at 14:21, Ben wrote:
> > I like the compo but.. what a sound Per! I'm sure
> the DVD will be  
> > astounding!
> >
> > Ben.
> Thanks. One "trick" I used, that made the sound
> clearer and gave a  
> better stereo definition, was the classic  mastering
> with phase/ 
> stereo inversion. It may be off topic for this list,
> but here's a  
> short description:
> 1. Make three clones of the stereo mix file (or
> three mixer busses if  
> you want to work directly with streaming audio).
> 2. Phase invert clone one, stereo swap clone tweo
> and send them to be  
> summed on a bus. If you listen only to that bus now
> you should hear  
> some crappy sounding audio with a "hole in the
> center" stereo.
> 3. Make clone three mono and send it to a second
> bus.
> 4. When listening only to these two busses, blend
> them and "repair"  
> the whole in the center with the mono bus. Also try
> different  
> compression and filtering of the two busses. Mess
> around with levels,  
> compression and filtering until the sum of the two
> busses (the master  
> output) sounds right.
> I was truly amazed on how much there is to achieve
> from this  
> mastering method, speaking about "appeared sound
> quality" Mixes  
> mastered in this way can achieve a wide stereo
> spread while still  
> play back with the correct levels on a mono system.
> You should check  
> mono compatibility all through the mastering
> process.
> Greetings from Sweden
> Per Boysen
> www.looproom.com (international)
> www.boysen.se (Swedish)
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> www.cdbaby.com/perboysen


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