Dynamics processing is one of the most important techniques in the audio engineer’s bag of tricks. Compressors, limiters, expanders and gates are examples of these tools and they come in a wide variety of types and functions both as hardware and plugins. Let’s take a look at how these techniques can be useful to your music-making, whether you are a player or a producer.Continue reading
Blue Cat’s MB-5 Dynamix 2.0
Expected later this year, Blue Cat’s MB-5 Dynamix V2 is a complete rework of our Blue Cat’s MB-5 Dynamix plug-in.
With a brand new user interface including a new look and feel, zooming, new presets management, bands linking capabilities, it makes multiband dynamics processing even more accessible.
It now also includes an external side chain input to trigger its gate, expander, compressor or limiter on each band. Stop by our booth (#16300) to check it out!
Today Jerry Mateo shows us how to use Blue Cat’s MB-5 Dynamix to gate the higher frequencies of a shaker track to improve its dynamics: