Multi Genre how to remaster song that has sounds shitty?

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  1. mxrultraviolent

    mxrultraviolent New Member

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    Hi, i was wondering if there is a way to boost up a song up that has a low bit quality, i converted a song from youtube to mp3, but it sounds real shitty and it's really hard to find, don't care if it sounds different i'm going to mix it anyways. I have fl studio 11 and ableton live suite
     
  2. Shatner's Bosom

    Shatner's Bosom murder TANMUSHIMUSHI

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    Convert mp3 to WAV then cut to dubplate and then it will get that warm sound you're after

    Big fat LOL at your face
     
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  3. Attire

    Attire Last Winter

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    Change the file extension to .wav and hey presto.
     
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  4. smoothassilk

    smoothassilk Active Member

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    You can never get back quality that's been lost. (i.e. if you convert mp3 to wav, it will still sound exactly the same)

    Are you sure it's the quality that's causing the problem? Cause I've never bothered with high quality audio cause 95% of the population either can't tell the difference or don't care.
     
  5. lostnthesound

    lostnthesound Burns Easily in the Sun

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    Shit in, shit out I'm afraid.
     
  6. Elzerk

    Elzerk 00111100 00110011

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    Yup, that's pretty much it.
     
  7. RUSSLA

    RUSSLA DNBF Monarch

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    Put in you DAW, wack a limiter on it (you want about 15db gain reduction) and this will really smooth it all out for you. Trust tho, it'll sound shit in your DAW but bounce out to WAV and then turn it up really loud and have a listen!
     
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    Dark Lizardro The Lizard that has a hammer Staff Member

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    You don't gain quality by simply changing mp3 extension to wav.
     
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    johneysvk tnuc

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  10. MARKLAR

    MARKLAR International Tracksuit Salesman

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    pretty sure you do
    wavs are better
     
  11. Mason John

    Mason John 21st Junta

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    Precisely

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    Lol.

    Maybe you can do some freq scoops on cut sections of the track, a little more eq'ing here and there, layer some of those, mix them down and do some compressing on top. But if the original song is shit, no approach will get you that far.
     
  12. sam the dnb man

    sam the dnb man Variation

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    compress. But only if its brotep