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Reason 8 302 - Mastering Lab.
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What is the Bus compressor of choice used by Mo Volan?
Softube Fet Compressor
D Cam Bus Comp by FXpansion
How can you apply parallel processing when using the MClass compressor device?
With the Mix control
With the Mix control or by creating a parallel channel
By creating a parallel channel
When should you use dithering?
When converting a file to another sample rate
When importing 16 bit audio files
When reducing bit depth
One of the drawback of using Reason for mastering is that you have to stick with the stock effects. True or false?
There’s a device in the rack for every audio channel. True or false?
What is the most important control on the MClass Maximizer?
How can you widen or narrow the Q in the Spectrum EQ window?
Hold down Shift and drag
Right-click, hold and drag
Hold down Option (Mac) or Alt (Windows) and drag
Hold down Command (Mac) or Control (Windows) and drag
When mastering, you can use reverb to enhance the stereo image of sections that are too mono. True or false?
When mastering, what is the very last unit that should be used?
The Stereo imager
How many bands are available in a single Stereo Imager device?
One of the good thing of using parallel compression is that you can keep the original dynamics and mix the processed signal to taste. True or False?
What happens if you choose File > Import Audio Files in Reason 8?
This option was removed from Reason 8
An Import File dialog window will appear
You will be able to import files from Reason’s Browser
The M-Class Maximizer is in fact a:
To avoid over-compressing audio, you should only one compressor when mastering a project. True or false?
What is the first step towards getting a good Mastering workflow?
Import a few reference tracks in your song project for use as a reality check
Create a separate empty project and save it as a template
Load your song project, and insert all MClass devices on the Mixer
Buy a quality Brickwall Limiter Rack Extension
Where should you insert the EQ when mastering?
Always before the compressor
Always after the compressor
You should experiment by placing the EQ before and after the compressor
It doesn’t matter, it will sound exactly the same
Which of the following statement is incorrect?
Saturation effects should be avoided when mastering because they will reduce dynamic range
The Pulveriser device features a Filter
Saturation will reduce dynamic range, increase perceived volume and add extra harmonics
The Pulveriser device features a Dry/Wet Blend control
Limiting should be one of the first thing you do when mastering. True or false?
What’s an important difference between the MClass Compressor and the Master Buss Compressor?
All answers are correct
The MClass compressor is more transparent
The MClass compressor features an Input Gain control
The MClass compressor is a better choice if you want to add “glue” to a mix
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