Sonnox's Inflator is an interesting mix of perceived loudness enhancement without compression via what I suspect is tricky harmonic excitement mixed with emulated valve over drive. The ability to increase perceived loudness with out damaging transients is an exciting prospect for any mastering engineer so I was keen to try it out. This week we explore what its capable of as a creative tool in production on a single channel and in mastering over a complete mix.
The DSP Project is all about music production and technology in the studio and on the stage. Host Rupert Brown reviews audio gear, gives tips & tutorials on electronic music production with Ableton Live as well as interviewing a range of music producers, audio engineers and other interesting people.