cool free analyzer tool

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    Thanks for the link this is just waht I have been looking for, it is very similar to the spectrascopes that I use at work and is essential to anyone doing mastering on their system.

    Its a very pro bit of software and I'm amazed that its free.
     
  3. heinz

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    Try their compressor on a drum bus... HOLY SH*T it's cool. I registered it immediately. And I am a die-hard hardware guy (distressors, fatso, etc.).

    It's so cool because instead of being multiband on frequency ranges, it operates on AMPLITUDE ranges, essentially letting you do stuff like bringing up ambient noises without touching loud stuff, etc.. Very cool.


    Hey here's another KILLER tool I ran across called SPACE BOY, a spectral EQ that looks at relationships between two tracks, then 'ducks' the frequencies that conflict (i.e. kik drum vs. bass, etc.). Wow.

    Again I'm not a big plug-in guy, but....

    http://www.elevayta.com/
     
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    I must admit that I tried the compressor demo and was very impressed and as for the multi band eq I dont think I have seen such a comprehensive eq yet.

    They are $168 for the pair which seems a bit of a bargain to me.
     
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    Please excuse the stupid question but exactly what would you use this for and how would you use it? I've never used an analyzer and I'm not sure what I'd do with it but after reading the description it sounds like something I should learn about.

    Thanks.

    BC :)
     
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    It shows true digital levels and an average loudness level too, the bomb factory meter is not as useful as it is a VU scale and doesn't show true digital 0-level which is +18 db's.

    This is useful as you can maximise your compression during mastering and make sure that you are getting the best level loudness in your mix for CD production.

    The analyser bit is not as essential but it does give you an idea of the levels across the frequency band.

    This also has a left right meter so that you can see than your stereo image is nice and phase co-hearant.

    The pro meters I use at work cost thousands of $$$$ so this is a great addition as a plug in on your main output after your main compressors.
     

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