Originally Posted by Henchman
Hell, I find myself getting so focused on the noise sometimes, I go too far. And find myself backing way off at the end of the day in those cases.
Always listen to the dialog
when applying RX (or any other NR for that matter), not to the noise/silence. It's really easy to do too much. :-/
The standard attenuation setting is -12dB, I never use that (after seriously overdoing it the first couple of times
). I'll EQ first, then apply RX in small doses (-3 to -5 dB max!), and I'll keep a couple of "inbetweenies" on inactive tracks (just as I do the original), just in case I go OTT in spite of being careful.
You'll never turn a noisy, messy recording into perfect sound anyway - it's just a way of helping you get rid of the worst....
RX spectral repair is brilliant for those horn honks indeed.
Or for that chicken in the bushes during that romantic scene......