Intro to T-RackS9:30
Get a basic introduction to T-RackS layout and functions.
Introduction to Mastering4:07
Michael explains the basics of mastering before looking at the tools.
The Loudness Wars10:29
See how the desire for excessive loudness has damaged music and see how some clever processing in T-RackS Brickwall Limiter tries to minimize the damage.
A discussion about EQ with some examples.
Learn about dynamics processing and get a first look at some of T-RackS new dynamics modules.
Linear Phase EQ8:10
Discover the transparent sound that a fully phase compensated EQ can provide.
See when to use this small and often misunderstood necessity in the mastering chain.
Learn how to split the mix into its mids and sides and how to process them separately from each other.
See how processing just certain frequencies of the mix gives you more control over problem areas.
Learn how two processors operating at the same time can toughen your mix.
Compressors in Series15:17
Understand how two compressors one after the other can be used to better tame your dynamic.
See how you can create a wider mix without compromising the center.
Discover an alternative to straight stereo mastering that gives you more control.
The Power of Comparing2:37
Learn the importance of having a fixed reference when mastering to keep your ears in check.
Lets Do Some Mastering28:08
Dive into mastering four songs while using two others as a reference.
Presented by engineer and mixing guru Michael Costa and officially approved by IK Multimedia, this in-depth series shows you how to get professional radio sounding results using the IK Multimedia T-RackS.
Michael first introduces you to the powerful T-RackS Deluxe plug-in suite and then gives you a crash course into mastering your productions so they sound better while having a healthy, loud level. During your journey you'll learn about EQ, compression, dithering, parallel processing and much more. Step-up your sound today.
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