Re: [LAU] mastering dilemma

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To: Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf@...>
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Date: Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 9:10 pm

On Thu, 5 Sep 2013, Ralf Mardorf wrote:

> On Thu, 2013-09-05 at 13:07 -0500, Brent Busby wrote:

No, not really. It varies with the album...material made in the 60's
and 70's tended to be mixed warmer than stuff made now. Most albums
these days are quite cold.

> I guess you are speaking about "music" made with virtual synth. Sure,

No...I was comparing even to acoustic instruments...any instruments at
all. With the exception of maybe the aforemention cold Yamaha, almost
anything I record would have to have its low mids cut to have an EQ
similar to commercial recordings.

>> 2) To figure out why I would want that. On most decent speakers, it

Well, that's a good question. I don't know if I do. I suppose I'm just
trying to make my recording portable to lots of listening gear, and also
to make it not sound horrendously different in tone from what everyone
expects.

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+ Sr. UNIX Systems Admin + banging on a million typewriters will
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[LAU] mastering dilemma, Brent Busby, (Thu Sep 5, 6:07 pm)
Re: [LAU] mastering dilemma, Lieven Moors, (Thu Sep 12, 6:53 pm)
Re: [LAU] mastering dilemma, Len Ovens, (Thu Sep 12, 7:34 pm)
Re: [LAU] mastering dilemma, Ralf Mardorf, (Fri Sep 13, 5:33 am)
Re: [LAU] mastering dilemma, Fons Adriaensen, (Thu Sep 5, 7:29 pm)
Re: [LAU] mastering dilemma, Ralf Mardorf, (Thu Sep 5, 7:02 pm)
Re: [LAU] mastering dilemma, Gordon JC Pearce, (Fri Sep 6, 12:26 pm)
Re: [LAU] mastering dilemma, Brent Busby, (Thu Sep 5, 9:10 pm)