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NickHayes1
 
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Mono vs Stereo

by NickHayes1 » Sat Oct 03, 2015 9:47 pm

Hi all,

I was wondering, in a normal dance track, what should generally be mono or stereo? Is mono just for basslines and subs?

I also use Logic X. How can I make subs from sylenth1 mono? Is there a plugin that works for this built into Logic X? If so please tell me where it is at.

Thanks,

Nick

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Re: Mono vs Stereo

by DJVeaux » Sat Oct 03, 2015 10:22 pm

NickHayes1 wrote:Hi all,

I was wondering, in a normal dance track, what should generally be mono or stereo? Is mono just for basslines and subs?

I also use Logic X. How can I make subs from sylenth1 mono? Is there a plugin that works for this built into Logic X? If so please tell me where it is at.

Thanks,

Nick


General rule of thumb: Frequencies <100 mono, as a phasy sub will sound weird on a big system. That being said, recently I have tried experimenting with adding just a taaaaaaaaad bit of phase on my bass to make it feel really warm/wide, but unless you really know what you're doing I'd suggest avoiding this.

Outside of that, just picture your track's stereo-image like a painting and place your elements in their own spaces. If you place them all out wide/in the same places, nothing feels defined.

Hope this helps brotha :)
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Re: Mono vs Stereo

by Flashwade » Sat Oct 03, 2015 10:51 pm

NickHayes1 wrote:
I also use Logic X. How can I make subs from sylenth1 mono?


just turn to 0 (far to the left*) the stereo knob of every oscillator.

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Re: Mono vs Stereo

by Zaleriaa » Sun Oct 04, 2015 3:27 am

Hi everybody

In case i am using ableton how can i turn the sub bass to mono?

Hope you can help me

Regards

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Re: Mono vs Stereo

by NickHayes1 » Sun Oct 04, 2015 4:15 am

Flashwade wrote:
NickHayes1 wrote:
I also use Logic X. How can I make subs from sylenth1 mono?


just turn to 0 (far to the left*) the stereo knob of every oscillator.


Thanks man, wasn't sure if that was the only thing I had to do.
Nick

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Re: Mono vs Stereo

by Lars » Sun Oct 04, 2015 10:43 am

Izotope Ozone on the master and make everything below 125-175 (+-) zero with the stereo imager.
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Re: Mono vs Stereo

by Flashwade » Sun Oct 04, 2015 12:22 pm

If you want to keep it legal/simple/cpufriendly, there's this free plugin for the stereo imaging that pretty much works as the waves famous one.

http://www.alexhilton.net/A1AUDIO/index ... reocontrol

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Re: Mono vs Stereo

by frankiemoriello » Sun Oct 04, 2015 9:13 pm

Zaleriaa wrote:Hi everybody

In case i am using ableton how can i turn the sub bass to mono?

Hope you can help me

Regards



Hey Zaleria,
you can easily turn your sounds into mono by dragging the utility plugin on your audio/midi-track. Bring the width parameter down to 0.

Hope this helps.

Cheers Frankie

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Re: Mono vs Stereo

by TonicTWSTD » Sun Oct 04, 2015 10:00 pm

Basically it's important to keep all frequencies under 100hz in mono but dont forget, you cant have all of your elements in the center cause the sound will be ,,unrealistic,, . Just pan your instruments to the left or right, with reverb and delay it will sound wide and can open up your mix.

Back to the start: with Fabfilter Pro Q you can cut all frequencies under 100 hz with the side/middle function.

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Re: Mono vs Stereo

by T8ke » Sun Oct 04, 2015 11:57 pm

everything should be in mono before 240hz you can use a Stereo Imaging Processor like the one from sonalksis

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