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Mastering with Brainworx Plug-Ins Explained®

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  • Checking Out the Mix 8:51

    Checking Out the Mix

    Gary begins with an overview of what will be covered in this video series and gives a playthrough of the song he'll be using throughout.

  • Using the bx_meter 9:47

    Using the bx_meter

    In this video, learn how to use the bx_meter to check your audio signal's level before and after the mastering effects.

  • Quick Mastering with bx_masterdesk 11:04

    Quick Mastering with bx_masterdesk

    Discover how this all-in-one mastering plugin helps you get quick results if you're new to mastering or want to quickly mock up a song.

  • Using the bx_digital V3 EQ 13:09

    Using the bx_digital V3 EQ

    Next, Gary walks you through the features of this flagship mastering-grade EQ.

  • Dynamic EQ-ing with the bx_dynEQ V2 5:25

    Dynamic EQ-ing with the bx_dynEQ V2

    Dynamic EQ-ing is a super helpful feature during mastering, and this task can be aptly handled with the bx_dynEQ V2 plugin. In this video, Gary shows you how to use it specifically in a mastering context.

  • Using the M/S Mastering bx_XL V2 Limiter 12:30

    Using the M/S Mastering bx_XL V2 Limiter

    Learn how Brainworx’s most complex multi-band M/S mastering limiter affords you incredibly fine control over the dynamic elements of your mix.

  • Adjusting the Pan with bx_panEQ 4:54

    Adjusting the Pan with bx_panEQ

    Sometimes you don't have the luxury of being able to jump back to the mix. In this video, Gary shows you how to correct balance issues and solve other pan-related problems with the bx_panEQ plugin.

  • Using the bx_limiter 8:56

    Using the bx_limiter

    Next, discover how to get clear, transparent results with this simple, one-band limiter.

  • Using the bx_limiter True Peak 11:41

    Using the bx_limiter True Peak

    Finally, Gary covers the latest true peak limiter from Brainworx. Incorporating tone controls and advanced metering, this plugin allows you to get the most out of your limiting during the mastering process. You'll also learn how to match different broadcast formats!

Product Overview


Studio expert Gary Hiebner presents a collection of Brainworx mastering video tutorials! If you've always been curious about mastering your own tracks but were too intimidated, overwhelmed, or didn't know where to start, this series is for you. Gary takes you through the mastering process from scratch, demonstrating along the way how several different specific Brainworx plugins are used to tame various sonic issues. These videos are for new Brainworx mastering plugin users.

Gary welcomes you and begins by sharing the song that will serve as the subject for your mastering studies. Next, you'll learn about the importance of metering with the bx_meter plugin and discover the extremely powerful bx_masterdesk tool, which is a comprehensive plugin designed to get the beginning mastering engineer's feet wet with an intuitive process that's also excellent for quickly creating a mock up.

Next, take a look at the bx_digital V3 EQ plugin (a heavyweight mastering-grade EQ) and the bx_dynEQ V2 plugin, which provides critical frequency control by way of dynamic EQ (also known as multi-band compression).

Throughout the rest of the course, you'll discover the other crucial mixing plugins, including the comprehensive bx_XL V2 mid-side limiter, the bx_panEQ, the one-band bx_limiter, and the bx_limiter True Peak, all of which Gary demonstrates with revealing musical examples.

To see exactly what's contained in these Brainworx mastering tutorials, and to see how they'll quickly help begin to demystify the mastering process, see the individual Brainworx mastering video tutorial descriptions on this page. Give your songs the pro finishing touches they deserve ... Watch “Mastering with Brainworx Plugins Explained®” now!


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