You won't believe what happened with Cut the Crap! Engineers don't want you to know this simple trick!

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You won't believe what happened with Cut the Crap! Engineers don't want you to know this simple trick!

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Don't ask me how, but I tried playing Cut the Crap through the enhancement filter in Apple Music and it actually makes sense of the mix. It sounds like a real 1985 record now and not a 5 year old playing with a mixing desk. All the claustrophobic mess gets knocked back and the drums and bass and vocals go front and center. It actually sounds like there's real separation and not a hideous car wreck of overdubs. Even, dare I say it, some breathing room.

Warning: Dictator and Play to Win sound more insane and nausea-inducing than ever, though.

It probably helps that I'm playing through a 100 watt system but still. What a happy accident. Now it's like the remix version of Gerald's masterpiece.

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IkarisOne wrote:
13 May 2022, 8:54pm
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Warning: Dictator and Play to Win sound more insane and nausea-inducing than ever, though.
That doesn’t seem possible.
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matedog wrote:
13 May 2022, 9:54pm
IkarisOne wrote:
13 May 2022, 8:54pm
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Warning: Dictator and Play to Win sound more insane and nausea-inducing than ever, though.
That doesn’t seem possible.
I don't have apply music but I am... intrigued
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Flex wrote:
13 May 2022, 10:51pm
matedog wrote:
13 May 2022, 9:54pm
IkarisOne wrote:
13 May 2022, 8:54pm
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Warning: Dictator and Play to Win sound more insane and nausea-inducing than ever, though.
That doesn’t seem possible.
I don't have apply music but I am... intrigued
I generally dont use it because it makes a total hash of the levels. But I guess since CTC already is a total hash it fixes it. It am Bizarro World music mixer. It are all backwards.

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Any chance of capturing it CK

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Any chance of capturing it CK

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I just want to offer a chef's kiss for the thread title. :cool:
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
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I just want to offer a chef's kiss for the thread title. :cool:
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This lays it out pretty simply. In essence Cut the Crap sounds so unpleasant because everything is jammed up at the center of the mix. Enhancement breaks up the signal and pans it out.

https://www.sweetwater.com/insync/stere ... re-better/

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white man wrote:
14 May 2022, 2:55am
Any chance of capturing it CK
What exactly do you mean by capturing, Whitemanny?

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Dr. Medulla wrote:
14 May 2022, 5:30am
I just want to offer a chef's kiss for the thread title. :cool:
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IkarisOne wrote:
13 May 2022, 8:54pm
Don't ask me how, but I tried playing Cut the Crap through the enhancement filter in Apple Music and it actually makes sense of the mix. It sounds like a real 1985 record now and not a 5 year old playing with a mixing desk. All the claustrophobic mess gets knocked back and the drums and bass and vocals go front and center. It actually sounds like there's real separation and not a hideous car wreck of overdubs. Even, dare I say it, some breathing room.

Warning: Dictator and Play to Win sound more insane and nausea-inducing than ever, though.

It probably helps that I'm playing through a 100 watt system but still. What a happy accident. Now it's like the remix version of Gerald's masterpiece.
So Bernie was so ahead of his time that he created music to be played on yet to be invented software. He is a genius after all! ;)

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laxman wrote:
14 May 2022, 10:05am
IkarisOne wrote:
13 May 2022, 8:54pm
Don't ask me how, but I tried playing Cut the Crap through the enhancement filter in Apple Music and it actually makes sense of the mix. It sounds like a real 1985 record now and not a 5 year old playing with a mixing desk. All the claustrophobic mess gets knocked back and the drums and bass and vocals go front and center. It actually sounds like there's real separation and not a hideous car wreck of overdubs. Even, dare I say it, some breathing room.

Warning: Dictator and Play to Win sound more insane and nausea-inducing than ever, though.

It probably helps that I'm playing through a 100 watt system but still. What a happy accident. Now it's like the remix version of Gerald's masterpiece.
So Bernie was so ahead of his time that he created music to be played on yet to be invented software. He is a genius after all! ;)
:lol: :lol: :lol:
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IkarisOne wrote:
14 May 2022, 8:49am
white man wrote:
14 May 2022, 2:55am
Any chance of capturing it CK

What exactly do you mean by capturing, Whitemanny?
Recording whatever you're outputting

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white man wrote:
14 May 2022, 3:20pm
IkarisOne wrote:
14 May 2022, 8:49am
white man wrote:
14 May 2022, 2:55am
Any chance of capturing it CK

What exactly do you mean by capturing, Whitemanny?
Recording whatever you're outputting
What do you suggest? Recording it with a phone is just going to recompress it and cancel out the effect. Any suggestions?

Also, use the "vocal booster" setting in options.

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