FG-X Tutorial

FG-X Explained®

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Chapter 1 : Introduction

  • Introduction 0:52


    Learn about FG-X's intended purpose and what information will be covered in the tutorials.

  • Dynamics vs Loudness 3:17

    Dynamics vs Loudness

    Take a look at the relationship between inherent dynamics and overall loudness.

  • Control Overview 3:27

    Control Overview

    See how to identify each control and setting in the FG-X plug-in.

Chapter 2 : FG Comp Section

  • Main Controls 8:47

    Main Controls

    Explore the main compressor settings in the Comp section of the plug-in.

  • Settings 9:59


    Get an in-depth explanation of the variety of settings available.

  • FG Comp in the Mix 5:40

    FG Comp in the Mix

    See how to use the FG Comp as a mix buss compressor or mastering compressor.

Chapter 3 : FG Level Section

  • Transients & Gain 4:48

    Transients & Gain

    Explore the Lopunch, Detail, and Gain knobs and understand their relationship to each other.

  • Dynamic Perception & ITP 8:13

    Dynamic Perception & ITP

    Discover the Dynamic Perception knob and the ITP slider and their functions and relationships.

  • Settings & Dithering 4:48

    Settings & Dithering

    See how to use the Level settings and dithering options, as well as explore the effects of dithering on mastered audio.

  • Leveling a Track 7:30

    Leveling a Track

    Learn how to use the FG Level section to increase loudness and affect the dynamics of a mix.

Chapter 4 : Metering and Levels

  • Understanding Metering 11:40

    Understanding Metering

    Learn all about metering, VU meters, RMS & Peak monitoring and other functions of the meters, as well as examining the various metering options in the plug-in.

Chapter 5 : Presets and Banks

  • Presets & Banks 6:31

    Presets & Banks

    See how to use presets and banks to store your favorite combinations of settings in FG-X.

Product Overview

Are you looking for that loud punch without the squashed, lifeless sound? Slate Digital has done it again, with their dynamic and intelligent transient saturation system, FG-X Dynamics Rack. Studio guru Sedric Pieretti takes you on tour of this amazing plug-in suite designed to get your mixes sounding their loudest and best.

Sedric begins with a detailed outline of the main features and discusses what you'll be learning about the FG-X. He then goes into dynamics vs loudness and an in-depth coverage of the FG-X controls.

Sedric then moves onto the FG Comp Section and covers its main controls, settings and using it in a mix. He then shows you the FG Level Section and discusses Transients and Gain, Dynamic Perception and ITP, Settings and Dithering, and how to properly level a track. Finally, Sedric wraps up the series with Metering and Levels and how to use Presets and Banks.

If you're looking for the loudness solution for your mixes, stop right here and checkout "Slate Digital FG-X Explained" today.

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