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Modern GAIN STAGING for Home Studios (EXPLAINED!)

Modern GAIN STAGING for Home Studios (EXPLAINED!)

The TRUTH About Modern Gain Staging and What You (Actually) Need To Know

The internet is FILLED with myths and misunderstandings about digital audio in general, which has led to so much confusion surrounding gain staging in the digital domain.

Despite what you hear, gain staging in any modern DAW (digital audio workstation) is VERY different than gain staging in the analog world.

This video walks you through a deep dive into what gain staging is, how audio files are processed within a DAW and answers some long standing questions about headroom and digital clipping. I even test Steinberg Cubase to see what the actual limitations are for digital gain staging and I break Cubase…

This video is EVERYTHING you need to know about GAIN STAGING when mixing and mastering music in your home studio.

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00:00 Intro
00:12 Gain Staging With Analog Gear
00:34 Gain Staging In The Box (in your DAW)
01:28 Why audio doesn’t distort when over 0 dbFS in a DAW
02:25 What happens to audio in a DAW
03:32 Does audio clip internally in a DAW?
06:16 What happens when I *add 1008 dB of Gain in Cubase*?
09:55 Is there a limitation with gain staging in a DAW?
11:26 Recap of lessons learned

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I'm an audio enthusiast, entrepreneur, and owner of Raytown Productions – an online mixing, mastering, and production studio. I love challenging artists and musicians to create art that is honest and resonates with others.

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