[LAU] Subject: Albums under a label recorded and/or mixed with Linux

fons at kokkinizita.net fons at kokkinizita.net
Tue Sep 28 09:37:12 UTC 2010

On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 09:31:10PM +0200, Arnold Krille wrote:

> On Sunday 26 September 2010 02:22:21 fons at kokkinizita.net wrote:
> > * Multi-band compression. Maybe. But if that improves the result, it's
> > much easier to apply compression while mixing, on selected tracks. The
> > 'multi-band' thing is there only to try and separate things again, and
> > usually it fails. IMHO dynamics are part of the mixing step, no excuses.
> There is one exception to this rule:
> When you have a stereo feed from the console and a stereo feed from room mics, 
> you can't get back to "mixing" to fix the issues that you can easily fix with 
> multi-band compression.

You mean the situation where you just use a stereo mic to record
a complete orchestra or smaller group ?

In that case you have to fix thing *while recording*.

Problems could be instruments or performers out of balance,
bad stereo imaging, too much room sound, background noises,...
None of these can be 'easily fixed' with multiband compression.
Usually there's not much you can do about those at all.



There are three of them, and Alleline.

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