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pretty simple question

Post by mja » Wed Jul 02, 2008 8:01 am

When i render down my tracks,how do go about making sure they all play at the same volume when rendered..Ive noticed on my space a couple of the tracks are quite loud..whats the normal process you should go through after rendering to sort out the volume. cheers mike. :)

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Post by m:o » Wed Jul 02, 2008 8:20 am

learn to read your meters
your tracks play at the same volume as they're rendered.

fix the master fader at 0db and mix your seperate tracks to your like (balanced).
put a spectrum analyzer on your master to get an image of the frequencies and
their relation to each other.
also do RMS (Root Mean Square) analytics of the rendered file to get an idea of "how loud is loud".

get yourself into dynamic effects, such as compressors and limiters. do tutorials and read about.
but first, the mix has to be right - one of the most important things in producing.

ah, and fuck the myspace player. it will bring all effort to shame.... :roll:

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Post by m:o » Wed Jul 02, 2008 8:23 am

and please do not end up like this.....

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loudness isn't everything...........

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Post by mja » Wed Jul 02, 2008 10:11 am

Thanks 4 the info,a bit of work to be done so. :)

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Post by NapalmBob » Wed Jul 02, 2008 10:28 am

What I generally do is to mix pretty low so when I render the track out to a wav file its low in volume, then drag it back in along with some other tracks and get it to basically match those by using a maximising compressor.

YMMV tho.

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