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I am so excited, Im going to master my album with Bob on monday, has anyone used him before ? he is the best (or one of the best)...

mac black
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jazzius II 23rd April 2004
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Hey Charles, I'm about to record strings for the first time. (Quartet and solo) and I'm trying to decide which mics to...

1nation
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fifthcircle 23rd April 2004
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For PC PT users, I have what should turn out to be really great news for all of you: I've heard (but I can't say from who)...

Charles Dye
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Shan 23rd April 2004
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For those of you who followed along with the Hard Disk Life column, you'll be familiar with the band Crease. In HDL we mixed one...

Charles Dye
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jeronimo 23rd April 2004
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quote: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Originally posted by C.Lambrechts...

Shaman
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Ruudman 22nd April 2004
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PT dropped samplecell which though limited was functional. Since then I've bought Kontakt and Mach 5. They are both...

Renie
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Ruudman 22nd April 2004
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hi charles I was wondering if you might give some tips how you mix drums (especially what kind of compressors you use) inside...

lukas
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jeronimo 22nd April 2004
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I recently mixed some songs for my friend. When playing them on a CD I realized that there where pops at the end of my tracks. I...

Two Left Hands
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7rojo7 21st April 2004
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Since I am using an Mbox and and doing everything as far as instruments and such, I am programming my drums using high quality...

TheReal7
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Shan 21st April 2004
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I have PT 002. I would like some advice on how to do some mastering of my own. I don't have a lot of plugins. I would especially...

Two Left Hands
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Nathanael 21st April 2004
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Charles, As good as plugin reverbs like REVERB ONE...are... don´t you feel tempted sometimes to use a 960 / 480 / 6000 /...

Shaman
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djui5 20th April 2004
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I've been working on a mix for this pop-rock-retro song "Hey, Peter Pan" and since Charles offered to comment on mixes,...

Mike Jasper
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Mike Jasper 20th April 2004
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Coming from Bolivia (south america) , finding a session drummer is imposible. For years I have always encountered the frustration...

Jose Mrochek
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Jose Mrochek 20th April 2004
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Hi! This might sound esotherical but have you guys felt a different sound when upgrading your PT software? I remember that...

Alécio Costa
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TheReal7 20th April 2004
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Hello everyone, I would like to get some tips on how to thicken a vocal performance. We tried using some pitchshift to give it a...

Jose Mrochek
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picksail 20th April 2004
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Hello....I am new to this forum. So go easy on me. I was wondering if anyone could give me some tips on recording Nickelbacl...

TheReal7
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TheReal7 19th April 2004
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Charles, I know this is probably a OLD topic around these parts... but, I was interested to hear your thoughts on convolution...

tee boy
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tee boy 19th April 2004
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I'm gonna try like hell to move to osx and PT6.xx during some down time at the end of this month. I'm getting my ducks in a row...

cajonezzz
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hammer 19th April 2004
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I am soon going to be doing an internship. I am now choosing between a big and small studio. Big Studio (2 studios, 1 mixing...

Two Left Hands
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Jose Mrochek 18th April 2004
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Hi everyone, Just a quicky! Im interested to know how RTAS plugs compare against TDM in terms of quality. I used to use a Mix...

tee boy
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djs 18th April 2004
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Hello Charles I'd like to have some feedback on this: I have several plugs for EQ (Waves Bundle, Focusrite, Blue Tubes, Bomb...

Gerax
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Alécio Costa 18th April 2004
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Please, no posts about analog v. digital summing. This thread is to discuss mixing rock while using your DAW's internal digital...

Charles Dye
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Alécio Costa 18th April 2004
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Hello Charles! Welcome Back!I Know you've mentioned this some where else but,how do go about setting up the AC1 in initial part...

SoundEng1
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JFernandez 18th April 2004
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Charles, the last time you were here was before you moved to HD. First let me ask what you consider the sonic benefits of your...

no ssl yet
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Extreme Mixing 18th April 2004
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Charles, What songs, productions inspired you to aspire to become a music producer? Also wondered what current music and...

Renie
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JasonWWW 18th April 2004
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hello Charles, first of all, congratulations for your work. now my question... i'd really like to know how to obtain a long...

dexter
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ixnys 18th April 2004
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I’m a student of a music college in Nishny Novgorod, Russia. I’d like to be a producer. Nowadays I’m studying Theory...

Alchemy
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Shan 17th April 2004
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...yet another path to lead you down... Curious at what spl you cal to Charles and if room tuning is high on your...

AUDIOSFX
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Temp Love 17th April 2004
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I was wondering if anyone out there has some good web sites and/or books that I could check out to find mixing techniques. I was...

Two Left Hands
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ProFool 16th April 2004
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Hello Charles! Could you talk about some of the vocal chains you use when mixing? This is an area I struggle with a bit. I do...

superbee
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b-magical 16th April 2004
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Charles, I set up the Drum/Squish signal path that you discribed in one of the threads. Just wanted to say that it works...

Extreme Mixing
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wallace 16th April 2004
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I've been mixing all week + trying my best to keep up here @ the same time. I know there are plenty of posts to respond to + as...

Charles Dye
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Ethan Winer 16th April 2004
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Hi everyone! A little bit about myself: My name is Charles Dye and I'm an engineer, mixer + producer based out of Miami,...

Charles Dye
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Alécio Costa 16th April 2004
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I'm having a great time here this month and I'm enjoying reading all your great posts. After I read them I often want to know...

Charles Dye
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alphajerk 16th April 2004
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I just received this email from John Sawyer of GC PRO. Thought you'd like to see it. Here's the PDF: What do you guys + gals...

Charles Dye
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axtrak 16th April 2004
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IMO, Serban Ghenea, mix engineer for The Neptunes and Kenna among others, is the best "in the box" mixer out there. ...

travista00
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Lindell 15th April 2004
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When you started out didn't you (like most of us) wanted to have a big console, with tape machines everywhere and lot's of...

Hans Hitmachine
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De chromium cob 15th April 2004
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I wanted to make a thread to personally thank Charles for all the contributions he's made to this forum. He's gone to great...

djui5
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Charles Dye 15th April 2004
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To Charles and all y'all. When you use fades, do you use Equal Power or Equal Gain? I've read the manual, it's not clear, but...

Mike Jasper
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Mike Jasper 15th April 2004
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Charles, I am going to upgrade from mix plus to hd1. Converters-192 or 96. I will be reording at 44.1 and 24 bit. I was going to...

music
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music 15th April 2004
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Charles, Just curious what A/D/A converters you use if other than the 192 you mentioned earlier. Also what do you use for a...

djui5
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djui5 14th April 2004
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A little bird has told me you have some flying hours on this baby... So! Whats it like? diddlydoo

Jules
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djui5 14th April 2004
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Hi Charles, I have read all the HDL articles and I have found them very helpfull!!I must say thet I am not a Protools user but...

Yiannis
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Yiannis 14th April 2004
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Today I came across an Unusual situation. I don't know if it's a great thing or bad. We finally finished tracking drums and...

Jose Mrochek
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Charles Dye 14th April 2004
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Charles, before I post my question allow me to say that my post is not an attempt to disavow your use of plugins nor their...

no ssl yet
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Charles Dye 14th April 2004
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Plug-ins can't compensate for what Pro Tools is lacking. Charles, I've noticed in the screenshots of your mix channels, you...

Robotnik
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RKrizman 13th April 2004
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Hey charles !! I was wondering if you could shed some light on how you made it in the music business. What were some of the...

silver_shake
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Charles Dye 13th April 2004
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Charles and others, would like to hear how you print your mix. and why or what do you prefer about it ? Do you bounce it...

C.Lambrechts
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RichT 13th April 2004
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Two months ago Joe Gore in his excellent LE Boot Camp column in DIGIZINE wrote a great two part series about VST plug-ins for Pro...

Charles Dye
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Teacher 13th April 2004
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Thought I'd start this thread so that we can check out some stuff thats been mixed all in PT or other DAWS. I love checking out...

Shan
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BrianT 13th April 2004
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