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eiosis e2deesser Explained

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    Tutorial 1

    Factum

    4:11

    Learn how the incoming signal is routed to three different units, and how the basic controls interacts with each other.

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    Tutorial 2

    Duty of Care

    5:38

    Learn about the various sibilant detection modes, and hear the basic functions applied to a female voice over.

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    Tutorial 3

    Metering & Sibilant Wide-Band Gain Controls

    5:44

    Explore the idle threshold controls, and see how it interacts with the wide band gain control and amount knob.

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    Tutorial 4

    Auto vs Wide-Band Deessing

    4:13

    Hear the results of the auto detection algorithm compared to the wideband deessing algorithm on a female voice over.

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    Tutorial 5

    Working with EQ Bands

    7:06

    Discover how to create and modify individual EQ bands that can be used on either the voiced portion of the incoming signal or on the sibilants that are detected.

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    Tutorial 6

    In Action on Drums

    4:10

    Follow along as the deesser is used to tame a strident sounding ride cymbal bell.

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    Tutorial 7

    In Action on Reverb

    4:55

    Hear the deesser at work taming the high end of a reverb return that sits predominantly in the mix as a sound design element.

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    Tutorial 8

    Another Approach

    2:51

    Use two instances of the deesser on parallel tracks in order to isolate the sibilant and voiced signals for independent processing and volume control.

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    Tutorial 9

    Plug-In Controls & Preset Management

    6:28

    Learn to manage banks and presets, and how to use the spectogram, A/B snapshots, redo/undo, kick and other functions.

Say goodbye to sibilance with eiosiss e2deesser! In these in-depth video tutorials, Eli Krantzberg shows you the ins and outs of this amazing plug-in, plus how to silence annoying and troublesome sibilance in your recordings and tracks!

Watch and learn how to quickly and easily eliminate annoying Ss, Ts, plosives and harshness, on vocals, instruments, and even reverb, resulting in a professional polished sound, thats more easy to mix and listen to.

See the individual tutorial descriptions below for more info, and make better tracks now Watch eiosis e2deesser Explained today!

rmdoti21
Submitted 1 month ago

Explanation is easy to understand.

Possibly the best deesser on the market! Definitely my favorite.

I am a: Producer, Professional, Audio Engineer, Beat Maker

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Gabby
Submitted 7 months ago

Eiosis deesser

Very good instruction and explanations. Audio of instructor was very good; excellent communicator.

I am a: Hobbyist

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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I started playing drums in high school at age fourteen. Like most kids my age around then, I was into progressive rock. Genesis, Emerson Lake and Palmer, and Yes. They rocked my world. A few short years later though, my musical life changed. While studying music in college I discovered Charlie Parker, Milt Jackson, Sonny Stitt, and John Coltrane. Milt Jackson spoke to me in such a profound way that it left me no choice but to take up vibraphone.

These great players, along with  drummers like Philly Joe Jones, Max Roach, Art Blakey, and Elvin Jones changed not only the way I thought about drumming, but also music - and by extension, life - as a whole. I realized life was meant to be a creative endeavor. The idea of improvising based on a loose set of guidelines and rules permeated into my psyche even when I wasn't holding a pair of drumsticks or mallets. But if I am going to be perfectly truthful, I have to hold Henry Miller and Woody Allen equally responsible for shaping the way I view and experience the world around me. 

2. What training have you had?

I am currently an Apple certified Logic Pro. Young and cocky, and armed with only a partial University degree, I dropped out of school and  began playing steady commercial hotel engagements and jazz gigs when I could. This went on for many years until I decided it was time to complete my degree - which I ultimately did with a major in Political Science and a minor in music. 

It was at this point that I formed my current band Nightshift. We are going in to our twenty third year now - playing commercial one nighters like weddings, corporate events, etc. Don't turn your nose up at it though - it has allowed me a wonderful quality of life. It gave me the freedom to go back to school and complete a post graduate degree in Communications Studies - all the while supporting myself by playing weddings.

3. When did you get into recording?

It was in this graduate program - in the early nineties - that I found myself drawn to the fledgling emerging universe of hard disc recording and midi sequencing. Based on nothing more than the recommendation of one of my band mates who had an old Atari, I jumped in head first and bought a Mac LC ll, along with a version 1.1 of what was then Notator Logic. I had no idea what I was getting myself into. But, in hindsight, it was a decision of epic importance in my life - shaping my future as much as the music of Milt Jackson and Charlie Parker did fifteen years prior. 

I opened up my own commercial home studio in 1998 and began doing a variety of projects, working on radio jingles, artist CD projects, and whatever came my way. A couple of years later a colleague called me up - desperate. He was working at a post production house and one of the editors had just quit. They were doing audio post for a weekly TV series and needed a Pro Tools editor - and fast! And so, once again, I jumped in head first into what would ultimately open up my world even more - the world of Pro Tools. 

4. People you have worked with/for?

Focusing on Logic, I built up a small but loyal client base and my phone kept ringing for Logic tech support and instruction. Film composers and studio owners all over the city were calling me. Even the music stores were giving out my phone number at this point! This kind of stuff becomes a self fulfilling prophecy. The more of it you do, the more calls you get to keep doing it. At least that's the way it should be!

As my Logic chops kept growing, I was hired by an old buddy of mine, Len Sasso, who was then an associate editor at Electronic Musician magazine, and began writing some columns for them. I had a blast doing them - and really learned to focus and express my thoughts in a concise and clear manner. This lead to a collaboration with LA based composer Terry Michael Huud on the 2006 film called Civic Duty - which was certainly one of the highlights of my professional life as a composer. 

5. Why are you so good at training people?

I wake up every day excited to boot up, and create. Whether it's instructional videos, creating music, working with a studio client, performing with my band, or teaching at the schools - my days are filled with what I love doing. Enriched by the stimulation and creative freedom this modern music making software brings to my life. I bring that excitement and passion to each and every training product I create. My years of experience both using and teaching these programs has taught me the best way to make the user comfortable with these complex programs.

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eiosis e2deesser Explained is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Explanation is easy to understand. Possibly the best deesser on the market! Definitely my favorite.
Date published: 2017-02-28
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Eiosis deesser Very good instruction and explanations. Audio of instructor was very good; excellent communicator.
Date published: 2016-08-28