MASTERING ENGINEERS ADVICE — de-essing

QUICK TIP: DEESING VOCALS THE EASY WAY

advice de-essing mastering

QUICK TIP: DEESING VOCALS THE EASY WAY

De-essing is a really important thing with mastering now because De-esses cannot just do the vocal. There's a lot of digital noise going on, and it can sound edgy. So, using De-esser for that and the vocal is a perfect way of getting a nice, smooth top. I'm using a couple of DSs mainly. They're new ones. They've only been out about a year, but they're my favourites now. For a long time, I used a multiband compression and some dynamic EQ, which you can use if you don't want to use these plugins. You can use those just in...

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