iZotope RX Loudness Control Now Shipping

 iZotope is now shipping RX Loudness Control their offline loudness plug-in. Part of iZotope’s RX family of post production products, RX Loudness Control analyzes and renders a mix for loudness compliance “in faster than real-time,” while preserving the dynamics of the mix.

RX Loudness Control automates an “historically tedious” workflow with what iZotope is lauding as the fastest, most transparent, and most accurate processing available today: “Audio or video post production professionals working for broadcast can now access intelligent, automatic loudness compliance with just two clicks: one click to analyze audio, and one click to comply.”
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iZotope Intros RX Loudness Control Plug-In

rx-loudness-controliZotope has introduced its new RX Loudness Control plug-in.

RX Loudness Control is designed to help audio post production and broadcast professionals create high-quality, industry-compliant mixes.

With RX Loudness Control, video and audio editors can quickly choose the broadcast standard they wish to adhere to from a set of global templates. RX Loudness Control automatically analyzes the audio and renders out a compliant file and an accompanying .CSV-formatted loudness report in just two clicks. Continue reading

Sonarworks Reference 3 Lets You Mix & Master On Headphones


Sonarworks has announced that is has more than doubled the number of headphones supported by its Reference 3 Headphone Calibration system, which they say is accurate enough to let you mix and master on headphones.

Sonarworks has added calibration profiles for the most popular studio headphones from Sennheiser, AKG, Beyerdynamic, Audio-Technica and other brands. Continue reading

NUGEN Audio Updates Visualizer Audio Analysis Suite


NUGEN Audio today announced version 2 of Visualizer, the company’s audio analysis suite.

Ideal for music mixing and mastering as well as audio post-production, Visualizer provides comprehensive audio analysis for recording, mixing, and mastering in a single tool, that is now available as a plug-in or a stand-alone version.

Visualizer features numerous user interface enhancements in response to customer input, and is now available in a version supporting Avid Pro Tools HDX as well as a stand-alone configuration. Continue reading

Building a Home Mastering Studio – The End Result

This video, via mastering engineer Ian Shepherd, is the last in a series that looks at planning and building a home mastering studio.

Shepherd’s goal was not to create a commercial quality mastering studio, but to create a home studio that he could use for doing some of his work in. While his focus is on mastering, most of this information applies to planning and building any serious home studio. Continue reading

Acoustic Treatment For Home Studios

Mastering engineering Ian Shepherd takes a look at studio acoustic treatment in the latest of his video series on Building a Home Mastering Studio.

While Shepherd’s goal is to be able to do useful mastering tasks in his home studio, much of the information will be useful to anyone planning a home studio.  Continue reading