] [Thread Prev
masterin: was -- Re: 10 new pieces posted
A few articles that talk about mastering that may be interesting to you.
Mastering From the Trenches
By Myles Boisen - Feb 1, 2005 12:00 PM
Mastering Your Music
Why You Need it, Where to Get it, and How to Make the Most of it.
by The G-Man - NARIP.com and Immedia Wire Service, Posted Jan. 2004
STROTHER BULLINS discusses various aspects of mastering with five
accomplished engineers, located in five different, bustling markets.
----- Original Message -----
From: "L. Angulo" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, July 25, 2005 9:17 AM
Subject: 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 <email@example.com> 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)
> > ---> iTunes Music Store (digital)
> > www.cdbaby.com/perboysen
> Start your day with Yahoo! - make it your home page