Other tools

To cover each and every processor and effect available for mixing engineers would be exhausting. Combined with the huge number of plugins that emerge each year, a whole new book could be written. This chapter covers a few mixing tools that may come in handy and are therefore worth knowing about. Since these are less common than the tools covered so far, the information is kept short.



Mono vinyls utilized lateral (horizontal) groove excursions to encode amplitude variations. When stereo records were introduced in 1958 there needed to be a way to encode both the left and right channels. One proposal was to encode the left channel as lateral excursions and the right channel as vertical ones. The problem was that, ...

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