I have purchased every console lib that you have created ... but when it comes to the mastering stage I have found the GMC to be the most 'neutral' [even though I can hear it sonic imprint in headphones - Senn HD-650] console for this task.
With the need for most projects requiring a mastering session ... I very much look forward to the release of this critical tool !
Again ... thank-you for your diligent effort in providing quality tools.
Of course there's a sonic imprint. In fact it's rather silly to call it transparent. Otherwise there would be no need to run through it! You should remember, the hardware needed to be transparent during the time of just sending analog signals through various signal paths. THat was all relative though, it was "most" transparent or more transparent. But anyway, if you work in the digital domain, think about it, there's no need to run through "transparency summing". It's digital: if you want it transparent, leave it as is.
nino wrote:at Yamaha HS50M with HS10W you can really hear difference for any of Alexb library preset(consoles,preamps..), GMC is great, add 4db of 40hz (if your mix lacks bass of course) and bass gets separated and augmented in such a pleasant way.
Tested all consoles (from alexb demo listening room) at Genelec 1038 and they differ even more on those monitors.
Yep, the EQ is great. I hope to get some time on speakers this weekend to properly evaluate the effect of the input/output stages of the GMC library. I've been mixing/mastering at a pro level for 17 years now so I know what subtle means - and I have some great monitors even at my small home setup. I have no doubt that the GMC does nice things.. I am looking forward to hearing what it does and then being able to apply it .. rather than simply hoping it does something and using it arbitrarily.
As said the console has been recapped with better electrolytics and now it sounds more detailed and with more dynamics and better 3 dimensional soundstage. The upgrade will be out with his mastering compressor in the next months, free upgrade for the GMC and discounted price for the GMD (N*****n U473).
AlexB wrote:As said the console has been recapped with better electrolytics and now it sounds more detailed and with more dynamics and better 3 dimensional soundstage. The upgrade will be out with his mastering compressor in the next months, free upgrade for the GMC and discounted price for the GMD (N*****n U473).
Can't imagine this sounding any better than it already is .
This,the VBC and 73eq have been saving my harsh 44.1 tracks that recorded when had not so great equipment.
Will the VBD be out soon too? i'd love to get the complete picture of the N*ve desk!
Well .. if you want a compressor N**e for VBC I suggest the Fate compressor...He is the Buss Compressor of console N**e 8014 will be released soon libraries 96KHZ... I'm waiting the buss compressor N**e Portico 5088 of console white...Our much I would love this compressor.