Mastering EDM with GTS39

Mastering EDM with GTS39

In this tutorial, we will use the GTS39 – Limiting Tube Compressor to finalize a modern EDM track. The song has already been mixed down, and is ready for mastering. The GTS39 plugin seems to be a very simple piece of software at first glance. But don’t let the clean...
Enhancing Cinematic Music with Presence

Enhancing Cinematic Music with Presence

Today, we’re going to use Presence to enhance a short piece of cinematic music. Presence is a multimode and multiband exciter plugin with a few extra features up its sleeve that can help you refine mixes and even single tracks. We will use it to enhance the low end of...
Mastering Modern Metal Drums with Mattertone

Mastering Modern Metal Drums with Mattertone

Today we’re going to look at how we can use Mattertone in a mastering scenario. Let’s say we’ve just received a final mixdown or pre-master of a modern metal song, and we want to give it the final touch. After listening to it a couple of times we can say that the mix...
Big Electro House Basses with GTS-39

Big Electro House Basses with GTS-39

Modern electronic music, such as electro house, would be more or less nothing without its bold and earth shaking bass sounds. In today’s session, we’ll show you how the GTS-39 plugin can help you to get your synths to thunder! At its core, the GTS-39 is a limiting...
Finalizing a Mix with Cuttertone

Finalizing a Mix with Cuttertone

Today we’re going to be looking at a plugin which, for some indefinite reason, we haven’t actually featured on our blog at all yet: Cuttertone. We want to make up for that and show you exactly what this plugin does and why it can be an invaluable tool for...
Mastering a Song with Bus

Mastering a Song with Bus

Bus is the sister plugin of the ever popular Strip, and while the latter can sit happily on every channel of your mix, the best place for the former is – you guessed it – on a bus. Don’t let the relatively simple GUI fool you: Bus is really a powerhouse, which gives...