Article: Tools for That Finishing Touch

December 21, 2006

Tools for That Finishing Touch

by Michael Cooper for MIX (Dec. 2006)

“Equalization is one of the two most-common processes employed in mastering (the other being dynamics processing) to put the finishing touch on a recording project. Whether used to correct a problem, enhance something that already sounds good or simply lend consistency to the spectral balance of multiple songs, equalizers must fulfill more demanding requirements if they are to be used for mastering, and not just for tracking and mixing.”

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Listen: Philosophy and Film

December 21, 2006

from PRX

Philosophy and Film

hosted by John Perry and Ken Taylor for Philosophy Talk series

producer: Ben Manilla Productions

PRX Description:

“Despite Hollywood’s best efforts, there’s no doubt that film is a distinctive and distinctively powerful art form. Cinematic representations move us in ways that few others do. And film has also proven to be an outstanding vehicle for conveying philosophical ideas. Join John, Ken, and their guest, noted film critic David Thomson, as they dim the lights, raise the curtain, and dig into a jumbo-sized vat of philosophical popcorn.”

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