Watch Deadmau5 take apart and remix an old track and then apply mastering processing.
0:00 Deadmau5 locates older track Polaris and strips it down just a chord progression.
2:41 applies @meldaproduction MSTEREOEXPANDER
4:00 uses @xferrecords Cthulhu to automate writing an arpeggio to midi.
7:35 manually edits the arpeggio note by note.
8:55 uses @xferrecords Serum to design a fat arp patch.
9:45 uses @Spectrasonics Omnisphere to layer a luscious pad sound.
12:14 further tweaking the arp sound.
13:27 loads up @NI_News Reaktor with spacemaster2 reverb.
14:17 loads @fabfilter Pro-L Limiter on the master bus.
16:40 copies the chord progression to make a sub track in Omnisphere.
18:00 loads up a kick drum sample and does some sound design on it.
19:50 mixing/sidechaining the synths.
20:03 Deadmau5 praises up @fabfilter Pro-L Limiter and all it’s awesomeness as he shows how he puts it to work.
23:42 Deadmau5 layers another kick for the low end.
24:53 Deadmau5 flies some @iZotopeInc Ozone7 in on the mastering bus says “I always brickwall eq 30hz …don’t ask why …just good practice.” Joel talks a lot about mastering here….good stuff!
29:00 Walks through some mastering stuff (overhead -1db)
31:35 Deadmau5 goes to bed.
For your convenience this video was a selected from a longer stream from https://www.twitch.tv/deadmau5/v/103892237
I hope you find it helpful.
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