New to Production

Discussion in 'Production' started by SubData, Sep 11, 2007.

  1. SubData

    SubData New Member

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    Whats up people,

    My partner and I are new to production and have many questions. I guess the biggest one would be the final mixdown of mastering. Do all of you do your mastering in house or do you send it out for mastering(outsourcing). If so, what are the costs involved in mastering? Also, if we can do it ourselves do you have any reading material suggestions and devices(soft or hard). I appreciate the input. Big ups............

    SubData
     
  2. Treazon

    Treazon Myriad Abstruse

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    I attempt to master myself, but I don't really have much knowledge to give. I'm sure someone else will be able to help out :)
     
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    vintage warmer for mastering

    alrite mate, i think that when a tune has been sent off to a label it is up to them to master it, i usually have a go at it myself by using a plug in called the vintage warmer made by PSP, i think that this plug in gives the sound so much more depth and power.
    check out www.myspace.com/generaldissarayct5 for examples of the vintage warmer with my tunes
    take it ez
    ben
     
  5. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    i looked into mastering houses, found a good one in germany i dont remember at all what it was called but i seem to remember prices around 400 euros, and they keep working on the sound till youre satisified with the sound. never did send them anything, just bothered them for a few months and spent all my money on something else.
     
  6. SubData

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    Thanks a whole lot for the info guys.
     
  7. vickvega

    vickvega Mr. Blonde

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    nothing wrong wit going for it yourself mang
    wot you got to lose
    thats wot i do
     
  8. kama

    kama benkama.net

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    If you're thinking of sending tunes to labels, dont worry too much about mastering. Just make sure the mixdown and levels are right. If you provoke an interest, start worrying about these things.