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Tips & Techniques:Optimum recording Levels - 'Hot' it's not!

I was asked to post this here at GS... It's mostly for the "less seasoned" recordist, but I guess it could some in handy as a reminder to some... " class="inlineimg" />

(it's still in "edit mode" as of 03/2008, so cut me a little slack, eh?)

Proper Proper and Reasonable Recording Levels
Contributors: mw, MASSIVE Master, Jules
Created by MASSIVE Master, 11th March 2008 at 03:05 PM
Last edited by mw, 27th March 2012 at 03:05 PM
Last comment by doom64 on 1st April 2012 at 08:25 PM
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Old 18th March 2008
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Old 31st October 2008
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Amazingly well put! I can say that when I attended AE school (one of the expensive, ginormous marketing campaign schools whose name I will not mention) two very wrong things were pounded into my head on almost a daily basis: 1. NEVER EQ to tape. 2. Record as hot as possible without clipping. It wasn't until a couple years of assisting that I realized what I was doing. It's surprising the number of artists, studio owners, and even engineers that love to record hot.
Old 27th January 2010
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Original link appears to be broken :(
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Old 1st April 2012
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