[linux-audio-user] magic mastering tips needed
aaron at nquit.com
Wed Apr 5 19:47:52 EDT 2006
that recording is fine - leave it alone
On Thu, 2006-04-06 at 01:51 +0200, fons adriaensen wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 05, 2006 at 03:42:24PM +0200, Atte André Jensen wrote:
> > http://www.atte.dk/at_slum_avenue.ogg
> > It's a recording of one of my tunes with my jazz quartet. The recording
> > quality leaves a bit to be desired. I hope some of you mastering gurus
> > would lend an ear, explain what you think should be done and in what
> > program, maybe someone could even find the time to generate an improved
> > file. At least I hope to learn a bit about digital audio and mastering
> > along the way.
> The sound isn't bad at all - it's just _that_ type of sound and you
> like it or not. As it is you get the intimate feel of a very small
> jazz club. It could be made a bit more 'contemporary' by adding some
> equalisation and some reverb. But unless you have this as a
> multitrack session and you can remix it and apply the EQ and reverb
> selectively, I'd leave it alone, maybe just adding some very light
> HF shelving to give it just a touch more brightness.
> The major problem is that some parts are horribly out of tune, at
> least to my ears...
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