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  Topic: Autotune and extreme compression
werner althaus

Replies: 13
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PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 10 Sep 2019 7:42 pm   Subject: Autotune and extreme compression
To clarify a bit... Analog audio recording (Tape, direct to disc etc.) captures everything and plays it back with an infinite amount of variability. (However, also including tape hiss, record groove n ...
  Topic: Autotune and extreme compression
werner althaus

Replies: 13
Views: 290

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 10 Sep 2019 7:04 pm   Subject: Autotune and extreme compression
Take the example of a video of someone talking to camera in front of a stationary background. The only thing that changes from frame to frame is the speaker's face, so if instead of repeatedly record ...
  Topic: Preferred Control Surface
werner althaus

Replies: 14
Views: 4058

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 3 Aug 2018 7:33 pm   Subject: Preferred Control Surface
Longtime Protools Artist Mix user here. Mine actually says "Euphonix MC Mix" on it. Euphonix, builder of high end large frame digital consoles and smaller controllers like the MCMix was boug ...
  Topic: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
werner althaus

Replies: 45
Views: 7723

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 14 Jul 2018 9:47 pm   Subject: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
....i have to fight engineers all the time about compressors. try to do a bass session with no compressor these days. most players do not know how to even play evenly so you dont need one, but even if ...
  Topic: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
werner althaus

Replies: 45
Views: 7723

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 14 Jul 2018 9:47 pm   Subject: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
double post
  Topic: Unusual "instruments" used on recordings
werner althaus

Replies: 21
Views: 4105

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 12 Jul 2018 1:37 pm   Subject: Unusual "instruments" used on recordings
I know it's not an unusual instrument but before I owned a (cheap ) bass guitar I used my old Gibson ES-5 archtop guitar with the strings tuned down one full octave. Strings felt like overcooked spagh ...
  Topic: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
werner althaus

Replies: 45
Views: 7723

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 10 Jul 2018 5:00 am   Subject: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
quote="werner althaus"]


There's just a little too much misinformation ( in bold) in this post to ignore so here I go:


Thanks for setting me straight, I'll refrain from future post ...
  Topic: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
werner althaus

Replies: 45
Views: 7723

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 9 Jul 2018 8:25 pm   Subject: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
I think everybody is right in this thread with a valid point. I haven't tuned into the steel forum in over 6 months but had a little time to kill today so here I am. Here is my thoughts on compression ...
  Topic: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
werner althaus

Replies: 45
Views: 7723

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 9 Jul 2018 8:11 pm   Subject: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb

Very true, but lets not lose sight, In the OLD days everyone was recording ANALOG, if you exceeded 0 DB it was a gentle transition past the 0 db point, the audio didn't jump into saturation. Compres ...
  Topic: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
werner althaus

Replies: 45
Views: 7723

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 27 Jun 2018 7:37 pm   Subject: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
The entire point of my replies to the ops initial question is to discuss what a compressor does , it is not to determine if we like them or even if we use them. Two unrelated topics.

Sure, but th ...
  Topic: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
werner althaus

Replies: 45
Views: 7723

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 26 Jun 2018 10:26 am   Subject: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
Many of todays' limiters do more than just "brickwall limiting", as described in Tony's post, they bring up the average level enormously as you move the threshold down , waves L1,2 and 3 com ...
  Topic: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
werner althaus

Replies: 45
Views: 7723

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 24 Jun 2018 3:20 pm   Subject: Re: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
I wanted to quickly dress the OP's reference to presets, since nobody has addressed that yet.

In case of compression I would say that presets are mostly useless, just like EQ presets. Best to just ...
  Topic: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
werner althaus

Replies: 45
Views: 7723

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 24 Jun 2018 9:06 am   Subject: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
To that we agree. As I stated and as the video states, use them as needed, or not. I believe the big picture is before you can use one or NOT, you still have to know how to use one, which is the e ...
  Topic: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
werner althaus

Replies: 45
Views: 7723

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 23 Jun 2018 7:36 pm   Subject: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
It's sole use now is for effect.

Sorry, now I , as well as many pro engineers will totally disagree. A compressors main use today is NOT for effect, it's still the same, tame/control/balance a ...
  Topic: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
werner althaus

Replies: 45
Views: 7723

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 23 Jun 2018 1:11 pm   Subject: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
Got it, however, many things can be viewed with an alternative use, a compressor as well. Regardless of whether people use it is an effect, it's a dynamic processor first and foremost. It's initial a ...
  Topic: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
werner althaus

Replies: 45
Views: 7723

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 23 Jun 2018 7:55 am   Subject: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
What are you disagreeing with, learning how to use a compressor ?

No, of course not, I'm disagreeing with the statement that compression is not an effect. The way music is being compressed these da ...
  Topic: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
werner althaus

Replies: 45
Views: 7723

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 22 Jun 2018 6:53 pm   Subject: Talking Shop Compression and Reverb
I disagree, compression these days is very much an effect, unfortunately. It's seems that many "engineers" will default to an overdose of Squish on everything the same way that they used to ...
  Topic: Help pricing some lap steels?
werner althaus

Replies: 22
Views: 3036

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 26 Apr 2018 5:58 am   Subject: Re: Paint job
The paint job I think is earlier. I say that because it was very well done. The control plate - the painting around the control plate- and the fret board, however, are hideous and amateurish. I think ...
  Topic: Help pricing some lap steels?
werner althaus

Replies: 22
Views: 3036

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 25 Apr 2018 7:44 pm   Subject: Help pricing some lap steels?
That Bill Lawrence designed PU is not what I was expecting to see but hey, it never hurts to look. I wonder if the blue paint job was done at the same time, late 80's onward.
  Topic: Help pricing some lap steels?
werner althaus

Replies: 22
Views: 3036

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 13 Apr 2018 8:47 am   Subject: Help pricing some lap steels?
The possibility that there's a PAF sitting in there is one I had not considered, and would definitely be worth exploring. Considering the placement of the controls, and the shape of the replacement mo ...
  Topic: Help pricing some lap steels?
werner althaus

Replies: 22
Views: 3036

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 13 Apr 2018 5:19 am   Subject: Help pricing some lap steels?
That blue Gibson (BR3 ???) looks old enough (40's or 50's) to have been refinished and it's PU changed a long time ago, hence the possibility of that "generic humbucker" being something valu ...
  Topic: Help pricing some lap steels?
werner althaus

Replies: 22
Views: 3036

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 12 Apr 2018 8:05 pm   Subject: Help pricing some lap steels?
I'd be curious about the pickup in that blue Gibson.
  Topic: Recording Steel seems muddy
werner althaus

Replies: 10
Views: 4799

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 16 Mar 2018 6:44 pm   Subject: Recording Steel seems muddy
get the amp off the floor and out of the corner if it isn't already, move the mics around to get closer to what you want, THEN use EQ to fine tune.
  Topic: Comparing Operatin Systems for Recording
werner althaus

Replies: 11
Views: 3923

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 26 Feb 2018 8:41 pm   Subject: Comparing Operatin Systems for Recording
Running IZ RADAR Studio with Windows 8.1 and ProTools 11 HD. I don't know how they (IZ Technologies) do it but alongside the fast processor, SSDs and 32 GB of RAM they "strip down" the OS to ...
  Topic: How to Bypass Pre Amps?
werner althaus

Replies: 16
Views: 4066

PostForum Section: Recording   Posted: 19 Feb 2018 7:52 am   Subject: How to Bypass Pre Amps?
There seems to be a lot of contradictory info on the web regarding which interfaces allow for the mic pre to truly be bypassed (as in removing it from the circuit in its entirety). Claims are made reg ...
 
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