Fixing Panned Audio

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Fixing Panned Audio

Post by JoeHempel » October 6th, 2009, 2:51 am

Apparently one of my files got panned to the Right Slightly when mastering, when I open it in Audacity or Adobe Soundbooth I can see both channels, but I can only effect both of them and not one at a time. Is there any suggestions from anyone?
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Re: Fixing Panned Audio

Post by Moonrider » October 6th, 2009, 5:56 am

JoeHempel wrote:Apparently one of my files got panned to the Right Slightly when mastering, when I open it in Audacity or Adobe Soundbooth I can see both channels, but I can only effect both of them and not one at a time. Is there any suggestions from anyone?
If it was panned where it wasn't supposed to be, then that was a mix error. You'll have to go back to the original mix, fix the error, and then export the corrected stereo track to be taken back for re-mastering. Mastering engineers don't do panning, or any other type of mix operations. Their job is to balance the EQ and volume for the best reproduction on the final distribution medium.
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Re: Fixing Panned Audio

Post by JoeHempel » October 6th, 2009, 7:42 am

I think I hit it when I was exporting in audacity, my mouse gets erratic sometimes. I don't have the original mix so I guess I'll have to do it again.
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Re: Fixing Panned Audio

Post by Moonrider » October 6th, 2009, 7:39 pm

JoeHempel wrote:I think I hit it when I was exporting in audacity, my mouse gets erratic sometimes. I don't have the original mix so I guess I'll have to do it again.
Ouch. It's a good idea to archive your mixes for just this type of thing
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Re: Fixing Panned Audio

Post by JoeHempel » October 6th, 2009, 8:02 pm

Yeah, but I think I'm going to re-record it. I believe I found the mic sweet spot when setup to my Classical. Got good results yesterday, now just have to wait until I get off work to try and re-create it. I'll be archiving from now on though for sure.
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