I also use stems when playing live, but one thing I've struggled w/ is the loss of the sonic finish that comes from the mastering process. How do you address this, or don't you worry about it? Thanks!
I did worry a great deal about it and then I got onto a stage and realised that the signal was passing through a cheap mixer, down some questionable cabling, via a pair of Behringer D.I. boxes and into another slightly less cheap mixer, where it got a bit of crunchy channel EQ and then sent back down 50 yads of wire to be passed through some mid-market graphic equalisers, into a crossover with a set of brutal limiters then out through two stacks of horn-loaded speakers, blasting out at terrifying volume into a cubic concrete box full of sweaty punters and no acoustic treatment.
From that perspective, the .25 dB of 150hz that Kevin added during mastering didn't seem terribly important.
Fort Collins and Boulder Colorado are an equal 8-hour drive. Which do you suggest for attending the OatASE (that should be a word now, oatase) tour? Wait for the west coast tour instead? (Utah?)Ott responded on 09/15/2012 Next question
ott! seriously! FISH!!! (with a rod) take the whole famyli with ya... ;^)Ott responded on 09/17/2012