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Old 17th April 2018
Gear Nut

Originally Posted by Duke Murdock View Post
Oi mastering and producing. Two words that have entered the lexicon in more inappropriate places than I can count.
If you read the original post, you would see that I do all three, and am not using them interchangeably.

It's just that you can master ITB with plugins, so I figured you can also do this with a digital mixer since they're not too different. If I was to go with analog outboard gear for mastering, I figured an analog console was a logical addition to this because the signal path could be kept analog for longer, which I thought could yield a better result. And in reality it probably does.

What it sounds like though, is the best answer for someone like me is "None of the above". Go without a console, but still get outboard gear like an MBP maybe. So master in analog/hybrid but remain ITB for everything else.