Mastering & Mixdown (ft. The Money Shot Thread)

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Re: Mastering & Mixdown (ft. The Money Shot Thread)

Post by SunkLo » Wed Mar 05, 2014 6:27 pm

A PPM doesn't give dynamic range information, it's just a smoothed maximum value. An oscilloscope actually shows you a pretty good image of the volume envelope and how the dynamics change over time. An easier tool is a meter with RMS and peak built in so you can compare average to peak (called crest factor) Some meters actually also display the dynamic range as its own readout, which is quite useful.
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Re: Mastering & Mixdown (ft. The Money Shot Thread)

Post by didi » Wed Mar 05, 2014 10:46 pm

frequency overlap is natural and not something to be avoided at all cost imo

obviously if your kick and sub are clashing or your mids sound muddy then draw for the eq quick and sort it out

but that's a problem sorted using your eq and your ears and it should be a musical decision

fromm personal experience definitely wouldn't advise just trying to minimise frequency overlap just for the sake of it or out of habit
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Re: Mastering & Mixdown (ft. The Money Shot Thread)

Post by leaflet » Wed Jun 04, 2014 11:46 pm

I have spent hours mixing down tracks that have taken me twenty minutes to write. There is no easy way of doing it and every tracks is different. Some tracks you will just not be able to get a good mix down on and that is just the way it is. :u:


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Re: Mastering & Mixdown (ft. The Money Shot Thread)

Post by outbound » Sun Aug 10, 2014 6:19 pm

I'm not sure if I've put this up in here but:-

This link has quite a few resources for mixing down FX, drums etc :)
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Re: Mastering & Mixdown (ft. The Money Shot Thread)

Post by bRRRz » Sun Sep 21, 2014 7:18 pm

Thanks outbound, some nice bits of info in that link.

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