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Mixing and Mastering DVD Bundle Set
These instructional DVDs are the most comprehensive set of DAW Mixing and Mastering DVDs available today. The 5 discs included in this bundle cover all expertise levels from (I) introductory to (II) intermediate and (III) advanced. Whether you are a musician/producer recording your own material or a audio engineer with clients, or an aspiring mastering engineer, you'll find valuable information on all the DVDs that will help you create the most professional-sounding mixes and masters possible. The DVDs feature soundtracks in English, French, German, and Spanish. Save now by purchasing all 5 DVDs.
Over 850 minutes of instructional video
Extremely high quality tutorial videos
Features English, German, French, and Spanish language tracks
Easy to use interface
Mac OSX & PC Compatible
Requires computer with DVD-Rom Drive
Internal Mixing Volumes
Internal Mixing is aimed at all harddisk recording program users (Pro Tools, Cubase, Logic, Sonar, etc) who do their mixing mainly with their computers. You need more than a wide selection of plug-ins for a professional sounding mix!
Internal Mixing provides practical strategies for using computers to make powerful, clear, and perfectly balanced mixes and shows how to create them without expensive outboard equipment. The DVD includes English, German, French, and Spanish language tracks
With more than 160 minutes of video in Internal Mixing Volume 1 and over 180 minutes in Volume 2, this DVD bundle covers the tried and true methods for achieving that often elusive sound known from professionally produced CDs and DVDs. Covering a huge range of issues surrounding mixes, Internal Mixing offers valuable insights into topics such as native and DSP-based plug-ins, the concepts behind positioning instruments and voices within a three dimensional sound field, frequency spaces, optimized mixing workflow and much, much more.
Internal Mixing DVD Volume 1 Content:
Defining the objective of the mix
The three dimensions
Tips for delivering the mix master to the mastering studio
More bits sound better!
The systematic approach - clarity and a good workflow for the mix
Working with groups
Compressing groups to save CPU and increase sound power
EQing groups to save resources and create "space"
Handling groups: What do I control via groups, and what via tracks?
Summary of panning rules
Preventing phase interference
Breakdown of the frequency bands and their principle zones
Mixing a tight bass range
EQ basic rules
Common basic parameters of compressors and their use
Internal Mixing DVD Volume 2 Content:
Exercises with compressors
Layering with reverb and delay
Native and DSP-aided reverb devices
Pre-delay as a design component
EQing in reverb return as a design component
Pre-fader or post-fader?
How many reverb devices do you need? Planning depth design
Additional aspect: Design and the use of Mute and Special FX
Processing single instruments
Refining loops (doubling, gating, compressing, reverbing)
Exercise in editing loops
EQing and compressing vocals
Special aspects concerning choruses
Audio Mastering Volumes
The Audio Mastering DVD set is the ideal mastering guide for every audio engineer, producer, media technician or even ambitious home studio enthusiast who masters with a PC or MAC workstation, or wants to begin producing their own masters. It provides one of the most complete works on digital audio basics and professional mastering techniques available today.
This set contains a huge range of strategies, tips and hints on using computers to create the best sounding masters possible. Audio Mastering provides support and extends existing knowledge for engineers looking for a way of extending existing knowledge. Audio Mastering includes full English, German, French and Spanish versions.
With more than 180 minutes of video on Volume 1, and more than 160 minutes of video on each Volume 2 and Volume 3, Audio Mastering offers comprehensive knowledge about digital techniques and skilled handling of digital audio data using WaveLab to attain the best possible results in professional mastering.
Fundamentals such as PCM, jitter and dithering are covered extensively, as well as other areas such as workflow optimization and data preparation for creating master media. Audio Mastering also offers invaluable strategies for creative sound processing, with real-world applications and practical examples that support learning.
Audio Mastering DVD Volume 1 Content:
What is mastering?
Defining the goals of mastering
CD mastering of stereo tracks
CD mastering from groups
Studio acoustics & room acoustics testing and calibration
Choice of speakers & speaker layout
Equipment requirement for mastering
Operation system settings
Frontend & backend
Our sense of hearing
The Fletcher-Munson curve
Metering for mastering
Audio Mastering DVD Volume 2 Content:
Loudness and peak levels
What are interleaved sample overs?
Headroom for encoding
Reference values for loudness
PCM - the principle of digital audio
Basics of bit resolution
What is truncation?
Sample rate basics
Sample rate conversion (SRC)
All about dithering
What is jitter?
AES/EBU & S/P-DIF
Wordclock and houseclock
What is DC offset?
ISRC / EAN
Redbook & DAO/TAO
Phase 1: Preparation
Audio Mastering DVD Volume 3 Content:
Phase 2: Creative sound processing
Optimizing the best-sounding track
Using the leveler for A/B comparisons
Saving master section settings
Editing CD text & EAN / ISRC
Final master montage
Phase 3: Follow up
Choice of master medium / DDP versus CD-R/CD-ROM
Audio CD report
Order of processing steps
Working with EQs
Fletcher-Munson curve and EQing
Important filter types
Typical examples and strategies
Practical editing examples with master section
MAC: OS X Version 10.4 or higher, G4 1.67 gHz, 256 MB RAM, Sound Card
PC: Windows XP Home und Professional, Windows Vista (QT 7.1.3), 2 GHz or faster, 256 MB RAM, Windows MME & Direct Sound
This DVD-Rom works on a computer equipped with a DVD-Rom drive. Minimum screen resolution 1024 x 768.