Which plugins are on your stereo bus? Why?

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LarsHenry
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9 posts since 22 Apr, 2012

Post Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:26 pm

TDR Kotelnikov or Vertigo VSC-2 into Slate FG-X

elassi
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2143 posts since 8 Sep, 2009

Re: Which plugins are on your stereo bus? Why?

Post Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:32 pm

What: Analyzer
Why: Can't trust my ears anymore

chk071
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18882 posts since 11 Apr, 2010 from Germany

Re: Which plugins are on your stereo bus? Why?

Post Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:35 pm

Hooj wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:42 pm
A brick-wall limiter
Same here. :)

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bmanic
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8299 posts since 3 Feb, 2003 from Finland, Espoo

Re: Which plugins are on your stereo bus? Why?

Post Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:50 am

e@rs wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 12:40 am
bmanic wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:47 pm
DMG Audio secret plugin
:?: Available or yet to be released?
Now available. :wink:
"Wisdom is wisdom, regardless of the idiot who said it." -an idiot

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e@rs
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3937 posts since 15 Dec, 2011 from Bucharest, Romania

Re: Which plugins are on your stereo bus? Why?

Post Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:10 pm

^Got it, the Multi thingie. At that price, I'm afraid of even demoing it.

legendCNCD
KVRian
760 posts since 23 Sep, 2004 from there

Re: Which plugins are on your stereo bus? Why?

Post Mon Feb 18, 2019 5:44 am

NOTHING.

Mix needs to be sounding like a master in all the other ways except volume/limit :)

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Deep Purple
KVRian
776 posts since 9 Jan, 2015 from NY, NY

Re: Which plugins are on your stereo bus? Why?

Post Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:02 pm

legendCNCD wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 5:44 am
NOTHING.

Mix needs to be sounding like a master in all the other ways except volume/limit :)
Exactly the reason I have nothing on my master bus. The only thing I am interested in doing in my DAW is mixing; mastering is something I take to another tool (Ozone in my case).
Sweet child in time...

jochicago
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387 posts since 26 Feb, 2018

Re: Which plugins are on your stereo bus? Why?

Post Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:39 pm

...enter heated discussion about what "mastering" even means these days :party:

Velcro
KVRer
7 posts since 18 Nov, 2010

Re: Which plugins are on your stereo bus? Why?

Post Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:04 am

I keep on s(M)exoscope, Fabfilter Pro-Q3 for analysis.
Everything else is season to taste, usually a UAD ATR-102 at the end.

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AegisPrime
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193 posts since 12 Sep, 2015 from The Fortesque Mansion

Re: Which plugins are on your stereo bus? Why?

Post Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:34 am

A simple EQ (currently Overtone's AF210) in case I want to do any last-minute high/low pass filtering, Kotelnikov GE, Slick EQ M and lastly Barricade 4 as a true-peak limiter (usually with tape saturation on 'cause it sounds sooo good).

vladimireti
KVRer
6 posts since 13 Dec, 2018

Re: Which plugins are on your stereo bus? Why?

Post Fri Mar 01, 2019 1:57 am

A brick wall limiter as well.

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TSS
KVRer
14 posts since 21 Oct, 2015 from Melbourne, Australia

Re: Which plugins are on your stereo bus? Why?

Post Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:52 pm

Slate Digital VTM, VBC and VMR, I like the way they bring everything together and add depth.

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Aloysius
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22985 posts since 11 Aug, 2008 from a computer

Re: Which plugins are on your stereo bus? Why?

Post Tue Mar 05, 2019 8:00 pm

Off button. To stop the air pollution.
Never buy something you don't want just because it's a bargain.

andrelafosse
KVRist
250 posts since 18 Jun, 2010

Re: Which plugins are on your stereo bus? Why?

Post Tue Mar 05, 2019 9:15 pm

Lately:

Airwindows Console Buss (and its variants), to "decode" the instances of Console Channel
IK Buss Comp (particularly for M/S compression, to boost/hype the sides a bit)
IK 432 EQ - for high-shelf boosting and very transparent changes
Airwindows Spiral - for peak limiting and extra analog-esque mojo
Kazrog True Iron - just makes everything sound better
Voxengo SPAN - metering etc.

johnrwilsonmusic
KVRer
13 posts since 8 Mar, 2019

Re: Which plugins are on your stereo bus? Why?

Post Thu Mar 07, 2019 5:39 pm

I normally just have a bus compressor on my master channel during mixing, then ill export for mastering.

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