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Old 08-17-2011, 07:05 AM
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Default Re: Undipped music stem

There are some distributors that ask for Music and FX stems UNDIPPED against VO AND dialogue. It is a right royal pain in the proverbial to say the least...

If you know in advance, then do a flat music/fx mix BEFORE adding dialouge, and dip the Music/FX stems as you go. Then finish with a DM+E dip fader against the VO for the final mix. Then when the mix is complete, send the Music/FX PRE fader for the 'undipped' stems and POST fader if you also require 'dipped'

If you find out too late, then laboriously work through a separate 'Undip' copy of the Master session with the dial off, keeping music and fx at a uniform level.
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