Year/Date of Issue: 08.2021
Developer: IK Multimedia
Developer site: ikmultimedia
Format: STANDALONE, VST, VST3, AAX, AU
Bit depth: 64bit
System requirements: Windows® (64-bit)
Minimal: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo or AMD Athlon™ 64 X2, 4 GB of RAM (8 GB suggested), Windows® 7, Windows® 8 or Windows® 10. Requires an ASIO compatible sound card.
Minimal: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo, 4 GB of RAM (8 GB suggested), Mac OS X 10.7 or later.
Description: Master your music with Lurssen Mastering’s secret techniques, workflow and world-famous know-how
Lurssen Mastering Console is an innovative new mastering tool for iPhone, iPad or Mac/PC that puts the richness of the professional mastering experience at your fingertips.
A collaboration between mastering engineers Gavin Lurssen and Reuben Cohen of multi-Grammy winning Lurssen Mastering, Inc. Based in Los Angeles, the Lurssen Mastering Console puts you in complete control of the studio with all the secret tools, settings and techniques that have made the Lurssen sound desirable to top-tier artists and producers.
It accurately recreates Lurssen’s mastering philosophy: “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” With it, you get one of the best mastering chains created and fine-tuned by Gavin and his team to reflect the settings they use in the studio when mastering hip-hop, rock, pop and other genres of music. With the Lurssen Mastering Console, you now have the ability to make a professional-sounding master, whether you’re in the studio or on the go.
Lurssen Mastering Console is a completely new approach to digital audio mastering. It provides full emulation of the entire processing chain used by world renowned mastering engineers Gavin Luhrssen and Reuben Cohen and their team. This circuit includes a tube EQ, solid-state equalizers, limiters, de-essers, and solid-state compressors. The modeling of this chain reflects their “whole chain philosophy”.
The Lurssen Mastering Console models and recreates the interaction between the individual processors in this chain, down to the actual hardware connection. This approach actually gives you access to decades of wealth of knowledge in the form of workflow secrets, special techniques, signal circuits and technical know-how.
When you’re mastering, you want your audio production to sound good on a wide variety of speakers and systems, from car stereos to home hi-fi systems, from iPods to club equipment. Lurssen Mastering Console helps you achieve consistently great-sounding results because it lets you showcase your projects on a wide variety of audio playback systems thanks to its iPhone/iPad version. Now you can take your projects anywhere and hear exactly how they sound in real life.
It’s easy to get great results with Lurssen Mastering Console. You are provided with 30 unique mastering templates called “Styles” that tailor the processing chain for hip-hop, hard rock, heavy metal, country, American and many other genres of music. These templates take all the hard work out of the mastering process; Gavin and his team have configured everything for you from the signal path to the individual settings for each processor. All you have to do is load up a track, select a template, and you’re ready to start mastering. In other words, Lurssen Mastering Console can help you achieve amazing professional results, even if a trip to Lurssen Mastering Los Angeles is out of your budget.
Created in collaboration with mastering engineers Gavin Lurssen, Reuben Cohen and the Grammy-winning Lurssen Mastering, Inc. team.
Accurately reproduces Lurssen Mastering’s unique philosophy, studio workflow and signal chain
Separate versions for iPhone/iPad and Mac/PC
Mac/PC version works as a standalone application or as a plug-in for your workstation
30 pre-made “styles” created by Gavin Luhrssen and team that reproduce the settings and equipment used to master pop, hip hop, rock and more
3 user-friendly displays: Studio with controls, Wave with waveform and Chain for individual processors
Input drive knob
5-band fixed frequency equalizer
PUSH knob for easily boosting selected parts of a song by evenly adjusting the EQ
Full automation of audio content adjustment
Input Drive for stereo balance settings
Assignable VU Input/Process dimension
Monitoring capability Stereo/mono
88.2/96 kHz DSP processing
Import Audio from iPhone/iPad Music Library
Interface resizing (Mac/PC version)
Full featured modes available through in-app purchases: Play/Process and HD Engine (for iPhone/iPad version)
File Compatibility projects between Mac/PC and iPhone/iPad