REDUX as a mastering tool?

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REDUX as a mastering tool?

Post by sweetjesus » Tue Aug 23, 2005 1:20 am

Does anyone use Redux as a mastetring tool?

I don't mind Flangers for mastering, but Redux really sounds nice.

If anyone want to swap examples of their masters, let me know.

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Post by Machinate » Tue Aug 23, 2005 6:03 am

eh? I suppose downsampling the master could be cool - but isn't that a bit too Hard-normal-daddy oldskool?
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Post by warabunga » Tue Aug 23, 2005 8:40 am

redux in sends can spice up the sound quite well either...
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Post by Michael-SW » Tue Aug 23, 2005 9:41 am

Machinate wrote:eh? I suppose downsampling the master could be cool - but isn't that a bit too Hard-normal-daddy oldskool?
Hey, what is wrong with oldskool? :)

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Post by ikeaboy » Tue Aug 23, 2005 10:02 am

I love mastering my tracks by giving some air by recording it from live via my monitors into a stereo minidisc microphone, sssush thou!

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Post by sweetjesus » Tue Aug 23, 2005 12:12 pm

yeah if you capture that air, and take it with you to say china, it will come back with an oriental flavor, sort of like them harijuku things with the yeah and the oo-ahh

i started a stupid thread, but realised that yeah downrezing in mastering can definately be an interesting experiment.

i wonder if we make 12bit tracks, will the become more valuable in the future due to the algorithms that were used in the bitcrusher of 2005?

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Post by nexus-6 » Tue Aug 23, 2005 3:11 pm

hi
what is redux??have searched on the internet,but cant find anything about it??

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Post by leisuremuffin » Tue Aug 23, 2005 3:31 pm

it's the bit/sample rate reduction effect that comes with live.



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Post by nexus-6 » Tue Aug 23, 2005 3:49 pm

aaahhh hehe i havent really have time to getting to use the live 5 effects yet,ok thx
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Post by ethios4 » Tue Aug 23, 2005 4:12 pm

One of my favorite mastering techniques is to run the final mix into a television's video input, record the result in a dark room with a VX-2000, send the DV tapes to Denmark for duplication, mail them out randomly to 100 grandmothers, and have them put the tape on top of an oven while baking cookies for the kids down the street. When they mail the tapes back, play them one at a time back into your audio input while waving speaker magnets around the tape. This will give it that much sought-after "analog" sound. Take care to make sure each of the tapes is lined up to sample-accurate precision or you will get horrible phasing artifacts that will send the dancefloor to a screeching halt. Now, at this point, and only at this point do you apply the Redux effect. Be sure to apply a rather extreme setting. All those extra bits are really just the product of effective marketing by Steinberg in the mid-90's, ok? Once this is done, remove your harddrive and submergge it in the bathtub for an hour, and send it to a data recovery service. Voila! There you have it! This is really the only way to achieve a decent mix, IMO. Have fun!

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Post by Machinate » Tue Aug 23, 2005 4:32 pm

Redux has been around since Live v2
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Post by sweetjesus » Wed Aug 24, 2005 12:33 am

ethios4 wrote:One of my favorite mastering techniques is to run the final mix into a television's video input, record the result in a dark room with a VX-2000, send the DV tapes to Denmark for duplication, mail them out randomly to 100 grandmothers, and have them put the tape on top of an oven while baking cookies for the kids down the street. When they mail the tapes back, play them one at a time back into your audio input while waving speaker magnets around the tape. This will give it that much sought-after "analog" sound. Take care to make sure each of the tapes is lined up to sample-accurate precision or you will get horrible phasing artifacts that will send the dancefloor to a screeching halt. Now, at this point, and only at this point do you apply the Redux effect. Be sure to apply a rather extreme setting. All those extra bits are really just the product of effective marketing by Steinberg in the mid-90's, ok? Once this is done, remove your harddrive and submergge it in the bathtub for an hour, and send it to a data recovery service. Voila! There you have it! This is really the only way to achieve a decent mix, IMO. Have fun!
100 grandmothers? u must be from Utah

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Post by sinnatagg » Wed Aug 24, 2005 9:23 am

Bah! I do my mastering through my old ElectroHarmonix Big Muff pedal. The Sovtek model of course.

Redux, huh ?

>andré

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