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Old 02-21-2003, 12:26 AM
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Default Analog warmth in digital recording... how?

guys... do you sometimes feel that the digital recording platform, while it is outstanding for clarity, it compromises on the warmth of the analog sound? how do we veto this prob? and also, what role does dithering play and how do you determine which dithering bit rate to use when? i find my mixes a perfect in terms of balance and pans, effects etc... but the sterile sound makes it a bit unacceptable to my ears... well?
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Old 02-21-2003, 02:45 AM
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Hi ChenteleyA,

Have you tried our DaD Tape and DaD Valve plug-ins? I'm sure they would make a big difference to your final tracks!!!

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Old 02-21-2003, 03:34 AM
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Default Re: Analog warmth in digital recording... how?

I find recording with an Empirical Labs Fatso Jnr and mixing with a Cranesong Hedd indespensible.

Do a key word search here on the DUC to get further info on using both products with PT.


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Old 02-21-2003, 05:37 PM
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I agree with Jules on the HEDD192 for warming things up. I saw a great article featuring both the Great River MP-2NV and the HEDD192 for bringing back the analog sound. I use them both and I love them. You may find the article on Great River or Cranesongs website, but it was very informative and technical too.
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Old 02-21-2003, 10:55 PM
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Default Re: Analog warmth in digital recording... how?

I record everything with vintage Neves, API's etc. In the mix I use McDSP Analog Channel.

Sometimes in Mastering we take a D/A trip out to some analog EQ and Compression.
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Old 02-22-2003, 09:21 AM
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Default Re: Analog warmth in digital recording... how?

My way to get warmth on my Jazz Projects is to choose the right mics and pres and maybe have some nice compressors already in the process, then convert with a good converter.

If I need something colorfull in the Mix-Process I find the Inflator very usefull and nice.

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Check this out: http://www.dangerousmusic.com/products.html
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Old 02-22-2003, 10:29 PM
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Default Re: Analog warmth in digital recording... how?

Hi DUY

You got good reviews but your charging a ton for tiny plugins with no soundclips on your site. Some soundclip comparisons at exactly the same volume level would be a great selling point.

Why dont you let us hear some soundclips of how DUY warms up things.

Does anyone have any or know of any website that has comparison soundclips of real tape vs digital vs the various plugins?

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Old 02-23-2003, 12:38 AM
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Default Re: Analog warmth in digital recording... how?

for me,.......#1 is going in with tube saturation,....TL Audio tube pre,...or many others,......

not heavy,......tickle the tubes,.....listen for a slight fatness,.....that's some squarewave-even order harmonic distortion,...

if you eq some silky top end into that,.....
avalon or focusrite or gml,....

then,.....

mcdsp analog channel,........Voilá,....!!!!

my too sense,.....

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