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Mixing the entire song to 0db?

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Response to Mixing the entire song to 0db? 2011-02-24 23:49:49 Reply

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"Add 3 Soundgoodizers on each channel and then 7 on the master, for the last slot add a bass boost of +80db."

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Response to Mixing the entire song to 0db? 2011-02-26 06:50:40 Reply

At 2/24/11 02:22 PM, Alchemist94 wrote: ...Or put 8 soundgoodizers on the master.

GTFO audio forum. Now. I'm serious. Soundgoodizers? Really? C'mon, this isn't preschool. Learn to EQ like a REAL man.


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Response to Mixing the entire song to 0db? 2011-02-26 07:05:52 Reply

"Add 3 Soundgoodizers on each channel and then 7 on the master, for the last slot add a bass boost of +80db."

You would need a hell of a computer to run all that XD

and, the worst part, it'd sound shit

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Response to Mixing the entire song to 0db? 2011-02-27 02:19:05 Reply

Personally, I literally don't give a flying fuck about overall volume until the mastering stage. (If it's loud enough to start clipping, fuck it unless it's actually noticable.) Prior to the mastering stage, all I care about is how loud the instruments are relative to each other.

And once I get to the mastering stage, I still don't care. Why? Because I can lower the input volume in Maximus. (Or raise it if necessary, but I've only done that maybe twice or thrice.)

I generally compose very loud, angry songs.
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Response to Mixing the entire song to 0db? 2011-02-27 03:05:51 Reply

Put a limiter on the master fader?


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Response to Mixing the entire song to 0db? 2011-02-27 14:35:20 Reply

At 2/27/11 03:05 AM, Daimoth wrote: Put a limiter on the master fader?

You would think, but we here at NG like to do things the hard way. It's more manly.

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Response to Mixing the entire song to 0db? 2011-02-27 15:52:24 Reply

Its cool how everyone here uses FL. Other forums might be like "wuts a songoodizer?"

as to mixing there's never harm in putting a limiter at the bottom of the master. it will always prevent clipping over 0db but will never touch it if its not. Everything else is adjusted to taste imo. and yea save some volume by cutting unnecessary bass.

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Response to Mixing the entire song to 0db? 2011-03-01 09:36:06 Reply

At 2/24/11 02:22 PM, Alchemist94 wrote: Have everything under say -10db, then bring up the master at the end. Or put 8 soundgoodizers on the master.

I'd smack you so hard if I didn't know you was TROLLIN hahaha :P

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Response to Mixing the entire song to 0db? 2011-03-01 09:38:13 Reply

At 2/27/11 03:52 PM, MarioMan94 wrote: Its cool how everyone here uses FL. Other forums might be like "wuts a songoodizer?"

as to mixing there's never harm in putting a limiter at the bottom of the master. it will always prevent clipping over 0db but will never touch it if its not. Everything else is adjusted to taste imo. and yea save some volume by cutting unnecessary bass.

yeah but that's like.. omg.. cheating you know..?

still gotta know how to mix the rest of you'll have this undesirably mixed song that just conveniently doesn't peak lol..

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Response to Mixing the entire song to 0db? 2011-03-01 10:59:16 Reply

I'm tempted to create a useless format to level my songs after going through this thread a couple of times...

Of course I just keep a general overall level for each mixer channel, depending on what I'm doing. If it goes over I'll lower volume until it fits unless I end up needing to do some soft compression. Other then that I try to stay in the -1 to 0db range on the master.


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