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Lunch and Learn: Izotope Spectral Repair

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Lunch and Learn: Izotope Spectral Repair

Izotope audio repair plugins are helpful tools for many applications to clean up your audio. From dialogue editing to cleaning up live recordings, there is bound to be an Izotope plugin for what you need. For this demonstration, we will go into a bit of detail specifically in the Izotope RX Connect application which is included in the RX Standard and Advanced bundles.

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Edit Faster, Save Money and Avoid Frustration With This Simple File Organization Hack

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Edit Faster, Save Money and Avoid Frustration With This Simple File Organization Hack

This is not the sexiest blog post you will read this month. In fact, it’s probably the least sexy topic we’ll write about all year here at Boom Box Post. That said, it’s such an important one for anyone considering themselves a professional sound editor. A cluttered file structure is the equivalent of a messy home. Sure you can make do sorting through a mess, finding what you need after some intense searching. but why put yourself through it? Go to the container store, buy a pack of labels and some bins and get your stuff off the floor (I’m still on the messy house metaphor). So with that in mind, let me be your personal Peter Walsh (he is a professional organizer - I had to google it) as I help you to get your digital life in order.

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Five Things I've Learned About Editing from Mixing

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Five Things I've Learned About Editing from Mixing

I have been a sound effects editor and supervising sound editor for a long time now.  But, I have recently begun mixing a television series here at Boom Box Post.  I am enjoying how much I learn each and every time that I sit down at the board, and am my no means ready to start spouting mixing advice to anyone.  But, I can say that I’ve come to appreciate certain editorial practices (and absolutely abhor others!) through my new vantage point as a mixer.  Things that I thought of as a nice way to make your mixer happy have turned into practices that are essential to me being able to start my mixing day right.  Seriously, these five things can be the difference of hours added to my predub day.  So, here are five editorial practices that I’ve realized are absolutely essential to a smooth mix.  

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