Watch this 2 minute video to hear how the Manny EQ by Waves can breathe life into a muddy mix in a matter of seconds.
H-Comp combines modelled transformers, tubes, and transistors, together with the power and precision that only a plug-in can provide. H-Comp is a compressor with spades of attitude and grit. It can be used as subtly or aggressively as you want. The release sync mode and punch dial make H-Comp unique providing a vast pallet of dynamic styles that are effortless to set.
In this free video we demonstrate the power of Waves Vitamin multiband harmonic enhancer plug-in on a master. In this video you will hear how Vitamin lifts the tonality of a muddy mix in seconds.
In this free video tutorial, brought to you with the support of Waves, we demonstrate the power of Waves’s mighty Linear Phase Multiband plug-in on a master. We’ve looked at several very good plug-ins by Waves in this series, we can not continue our search for the best mix bus plug-ins by Waves without taking a look at this… Waves Linear phase multi band, named LinMB for short, it’s an oldie, but a goodie.
In this 2 minute video we demo CLA MixDown. The key to getting the best results from CLA MixDown is by applying extremely subtle amounts of each control. Top Tip: Don’t forget to balance the output level when comparing your unprocessed mix with your CLA MixDown processing.
Made in collaboration with the EDM production powerhouse duo Infected Mushroom, Pusher provides an easy to use toolset of enhancer processors which enable users to quick impart sheen and weight to mixes. In this video we use Pusher to bring up the low mids in a mix as well as the overall presentation and vibe.
Made in collaboration with the parallel processing guru Andrew Scheps, Parallel Particles features four main tonal controls that together help to lift a mix gently and musically without resulting in mixes that sound touched or mangled. In this tutorial we feature a mix example which sounds great, however, it’s lacking in the low mid department so we use Parallel Particles to quickly apply some energy and vibrance to help present the mix better.
Mastering can be an elusive subject, but it doesn’t have to be. The streaming age has declared war on the loudness war itself with new LUFS standards, allowing you to maximise the dynamic range of your masters without compromising the size and punch of your mixes in order to stay competitive. In this Mastering Case Study, Grammy Award Winning Engineer, Fab Dupont, masters a single for the artist “Effee”, and shows you how to get the most from your masters.
In this video we feature an over “punchy” drum mix example that’s all crack with little in the way of body, tone and sustain. There’s a cool way to use Waves Smack Attack which involves some parallel processing using Smack Attack’s mix dial. Listen to how we blend back in some of the original unprocessed “crack” which gives this example a nice rhythmical vibe.
Mastering Sounds "Overproduced"? - How Wide Is The Bottom End In Your Mix? PureMix and Brian Lucey Might Have The Answer.
Apogee Electronics has announced a new 2x6 Special Edition AD/DA module for their Symphony I/O Mk II series. It has been designed specifically for mastering engineers, whose critical work demands very high sonic performance, and Apogee claim that the Symphony I/O Mk II 2x6 SE offers the highest quality AD/DA conversion of any Apogee converter ever.
10 years ago this year Russ Hughes started the AIR Users blog, which morphed into Pro Tools Expert in 2012. To kick off our year of celebrations we are running a competition with a Pro Audio gear and software prize pot worth over $28,000. Enter The Pro Tools Expert 10th Anniversary Competition to be in with the chance of winning the Nugen Audio Post Production Pack worth $859, which includes VisLM-H 2, LM-Correct 2, ISL 2, Stereoizer, Monofilter, Stereoplacer, Visualizer, SEQ-S, and the DynApt extension for LM-Correct.