[Ardour-Users] [OT] mastering madness

Benjamin Scherrer realhangman at web.de
Fri May 27 07:03:17 PDT 2011


this reminds me of a good counterexample: Guns N' Roses' Chinese
Democracy. I amused myself by loading RHCP's Californication and GNR's
Chinese Democracy (the songs themselves) into Audacity... have a look ;)


Additionally here's a short article by Bob Ludwig about mastering
Chinese Democracy:


Am 27.05.2011 15:34, schrieb Jörn Nettingsmeier:
> On 05/27/2011 02:52 PM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>> I've got the "Blood Sugar Sex Magik" from the RedHotChiliPeppers. The
>> compositions are still ok, but the mixing already is shoot, e.g. the
>> drums are a hardcore compressed sludge.
> if you think that one's bad, check out their "californication" album.
> again, ok songwriting (even though they are repeating themselves at
> times), and a great band, but the mastering is absofuckinglutely insane.

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