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Question for Robert.

Discussion in 'Mastering' started by Big Daddy, Jun 30, 2002.

  1. Big Daddy

    Big Daddy Guest

    Hi Robert,
    I was toled that I can run my stereo outs to a good tube preamp when I am mixing down and that will help give body to the mix.
    Is that true or there is no merit in that?


  2. WayneG

    WayneG Guest

    Sorry, I'm not Robert, but there's a lot to be said for putting a track back through a mic pre (again and again even!) during mixdown, particularly when recording to Pro Tools or other DAW's.

    It can add harmonics or fatten things up a bit. Personally, anything put back through the my D.W Fearn VT-1, Vintech X73 (Neve 1073), Crane Song Flamingo or Peach M196 during mixdown has such an astounding clarity, depth, and detail ... & they all have a fantastic midrange.

    So basically, during mixdown (or tracking) if the track sounds good leave it ... it you want to enhance it then try it!

    Wayne Gardner
    Producer/ Engineer
    Sydney Australia
  3. audiowkstation

    audiowkstation Active Member

    Jun 29, 2001
    Use a line pre..tube..

    This one works great
    look at the forplay..you will need to build it..it is a piece of cake to build..


    go to products..look at fourm

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