Pensado's Place #33

Topics include:
  • De-essing 101, using two de-esser plugins to fine tune
  • Interview with David Kutch - Mastering Engineer (Mastering Palace in New York, Outkast, Alicia Keys)
  • Philosopy of mastering for smaller and consumer grade listening situations
  • Getting solid low-end
  • Loudness Wars: Losing dynamic of a mix makes it sound smaller.  Are the loudness wars over?
  • "Trust your ears," close your eyes and listen.
  • A mastering engineer facilitates a "second opinion"

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