Noise

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How important is it to get rid of? Do you measure the noise level in your masters? Chris Caudle wrote… I guess the other question is, does it matter? Do …

Normalization

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Normalization Basics Normalization is a DSP calculation, not a very nasty one, but it adds a minute amount of (probably imperceptible) distortion. But a little bit of imperceptible distortion accumulates …

Pressing Problem

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A good customer with a blues label phoned me yesterday saying that the manufactured CDs were back from the plant and that they sound a little ‘smaller’ than the final …

Pyramix

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Hi, we’re two guys from Spain who are about to open a new recording studio where we wanna do also mastering jobs. We’ve heard and read lots of good things …

Parallel Compression Latency

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Bonjour Mr. Katz,   Your beautifully presented book -it reminds me of Hegel’s courses books; or generally of books teaching greek philosophy- is a savier. I’ve applied the parrallel compression technique for the …

Recording With DSD

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Hello Bob (may I call you Bob?), I recently picked-up your mastering book from Amazon, and am so E X C I T E D! I am a budding drummer/home …