Mix With The Masters – Mastering Workshop #3 – Gavin Lurssen (TUTORIAL)

By | July 23, 2021


Year of issue: 2021
Manufacturer: Mix With The Masters
Manufacturer’s website: Link
Author: Gavin Lurssen & Reuben Cohen
Duration: 1h 19min
Handout Type: Video Tutorial
English language

Description: Drop into the elite Lurssen Mastering for our first episode with Gavin Larssen and Ruben Cohen! The two engineers give an overview of the passive mastering console and modified external circuitry they use on a daily basis, as well as detailed explanations of how each piece of equipment affects sound. Cohen opens the Happy Mix by Pharrell Williams and recalls the original mastering settings, guiding you through each step of the process and comparing the mastering versus unmastered versions. Larssen does the same with Caparezza’s Ti Fa Stare Bene, showing why he made certain decisions with certain equipment. Other topics discussed include gain structure, converter limiting, monitoring, subwoofer crossover, reference tracks, LUFS for streaming, MFiT, and album versus singles mastering.

Content :
1. Console & equipment overview, typical signal path, gear characteristics & purposes
2. Passive console & gear modification, reference tracks, monitoring, frequency crossover
3. Cohen – comparison between ‘Happy’ mix and master, commentary, EQ & level rides
4. Cohen – soft bypass full chain, individual insert activation, D-A & A-D gain structure
5. Lurssen – signal chain for ‘Ti Fa Stare Bene’, solid state vs. tube circuitry, LMC plug-in
6. Lurssen – mastering the track with real-time level & EQ manoeuvres, commentary
There are subtitles in English and Spanish.

Sample files: not provided
Video format: MP4
Video: AVC, 1920×1080, 16: 9, 30 fps, 1500 kb / s
Audio: AAC, 48 kHz, 160 kb / s, 2 channels

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