[Ardour-Users] Plugins for mastering: suggestions ?

mn0 fukked_up at gmx.net
Tue Sep 8 07:22:13 PDT 2015

I kinda do it that way, too. The workflow description was a little
Actually I prefer having only ardour running while recording, as it's
somewhat more stable and easier without insert and the stupid auto-on
system-out connection of jamin.
Rough mixes are produced on the road without jamin, fine tuning is mixed
into it. Actually I never thought about mastering a fixed stereo signal
exported from a multitrack... the mastering-engineer idea seems to be
historically grown.

Am 08.09.2015 um 16:09 schrieb Jörn Nettingsmeier:
> On 09/08/2015 04:03 PM, mn0 wrote:
>> Agreed, but that's for pros, maybe?
> Fair enough :)
> I should mention an interesting approach used by a colleague of mine: he
> always uses a multiband compression tool with his favourite setup in the
> master bus (something like the Waves L3), and mixes "into" that. This
> could be a handy approach for quick results. You have the fatness of a
> multiband compressed sound, and you have immediate control over what
> each of your mixing decisions does in the sum compressor.
> Not the approach I personally favour, but less of a lottery game than
> mixing without and then cranking the multiband afterwards.

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