Should a limiter on the master be the first thing you add before writing a track?

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KVRian
575 posts since 9 Jan, 2015 from NY, NY

Post Sun Jan 20, 2019 5:44 pm

Compression on individual tracks can tame dynamics that would otherwise make it hard to mix, but any kind of compression on the master is something usually reserved for the mastering process.
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UnbalancedBeats
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105 posts since 6 Jun, 2008 from Spain

Re: Should a limiter on the master be the first thing you add before writing a track?

Post Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:44 pm

Same here, limiter plugin on master bus (ceiling -0,2, treshold 0, precautionary measure) at production stage none of my tracks sound over -18db.

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