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How is compression quality related to sample rate?

The higher the sample rate is, the better the compression quality will be. That seems to be the conclusion to draw from several dynamics plugins I've worked with that implement oversampling (in this ...
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Audio Leveler Isn't Stable

Sorry if this question doesn't make sense (or uses the wrong terms, feel free to edit). I've got very little understanding of audio, but willing to learn. I've recorded a tutorial for Youtube and I'm ...
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How to master a song? [closed]

What should I do when I have finished mixing a song and I want to master it? I don't have any processors on Master strip. I know that multiband compressors and limiters are usually used. I would like ...
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Completely cut frequencies below a certain threshold

I'm warming up to Ableton Live by attempting to manipulate songs into how various animals would hear them. For example, idealized bats hear roughly between octave 7, starting at 1.28kHz, to octave ...
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Should I use a standalone compressor/gate or do it in post?

I'm recording screencasts and also dabbling in podcasting. I do video editing in Final Cut Pro X. My question is this: Is it better to use a standalone insert compressor/limiter/gate or have FCPX do ...
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Delivering DM&E stems

How are your sessions built so that when the client receives final stems, the comped level doesn't exceed a given threshold? The way I set up my sessions is audio tracks feed aux inputs (D, M & E ...
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How often do you use limiters during field recording?

Most field mixers and portable recorders have basic limiters at least for the stereo output. Stereo linked, no threshold or release, just switch it on or off. When recording vocals I prefer recording ...
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Mixing for Television

I just mixed a commercial for TV and saw it air against other commercials and is it just me or is all TV audio smashed to hell with an L2? I mean, come on... My mix was smooth and had dynamic range ...