As hinted earlier in a facebook post, the TesslaPRO update will be delayed and probably released after the summer break – it is just not there yet. Instead, a major update for the Density compressor plug-in already made it and it will going to see the light somewhere later this month.
So, lets talk about the Density mkIII update. During the last two years or so I’ve received quite a lot of feedback to the Density mkII release – mostly coming from mastering engineers – on how to improve its dynamic response towards todays mastering needs. Some very early efforts did not made it but with the learnings from the ThrillseekerLA compressor design and the emerging stateful saturation approach everything was possible, all of a sudden. [Read more…]
BaxterEQ – transparent mastering and mix buss shelving EQ
Changes in version 1.0.1
- A smaller GUI version is included
- VST vendor tag is corrected
BaxterEQ is a Windows x32 freeware release for VST compatible applications and you can grab your copy via the download page.
The mid-side (M-S) stereo technique is one of the two formats of “intensity stereo,” that is, stereo in which spatial localization is determined by the differences in the intensity of a sound wave as it arrives in phase at a coincident pair of microphones. Intensity stereo relies completely on the directional characteristics (polar patterns) of the microphone pair to produce this effect, since only intensity differences and not phase differences exist between the channels for any single source arriving at a coincident pair.
(Source: “M-S Stereo: A Powerful Technique for Working in Stereo” by Wesley L. Dooley and Ronald D. Streicher)
Last year he missed the show but this year, Bootsy (Chief Technical Dude of Variety Of Sound) is sneaking around again (unrecognized) in one of the largest music equipment trade shows. Lets see which secrets he obtained by fraud this time 😉