IK Multimedia debuts Lurssen Mastering Console –
a totally unique approach to professional audio mastering
on iPad, Mac & PC
Lurssen Mastering Console represents a new approach to digital audio mastering. Streamlined and easy-to-use, it provides a complete emulation of the entire mastering processing chain developed by world-renowned mastering engineers Gavin Lurssen and Reuben Cohen, and their team. It gives users access to the their unique studio workflow, secret techniques, signal chains and technical knowhow, effectively condensing many decades’ worth of mastering experience into a single, easy to use solution.Tap into professional mastering results
Lurssen Mastering Console comes with 20 unique mastering templates – called “Styles” – that have been carefully crafted and set up by Gavin Lurssen, Reuben Cohen and their team of engineers. These templates provide the real world expertise, perspective and secrets of mastering each musical genre. Not only do they feature high-quality digital mastering processors developed with IK Multimedia’s world-renowned expertise, but they also replicate the nuance and interaction between each processor in the chain, imparting a certain magic not present in other mastering tools. Each template’s processors have already been set up and configured by Lurssen Mastering for effortlessly professional mastering results.
Using Lurssen Mastering Console couldn’t be easier. Users can take control of the mastering process thanks to its streamlined interface. After loading a song and selecting a style, users will be transported to a beautifully rendered studio interface based on Lurssen Mastering in Los Angeles. Musicians can take control of their master via Lurssen Mastering Console’s Input Drive knob, five band EQ and special “Push” knob, which lets users “ride” the flow of the song, making subtle and uniform EQ adjustments to enhance dynamics and create emotion throughout the song. Adjustments to the Input Gain and Push knob can be recorded and automated. Changes to the five band EQ can be saved as presets on top of the Lurssen Mastering styles. Recorded automation can be viewed and edited thanks to Lurssen Mastering Console’s waveform display.
As with mixing, mastering is about ensuring that audio sounds as good as possible on as many playback devices as possible. Lurssen Mastering Console allows for an extreme degree of sonic detail thanks to its 88.2/96kHz DSP processing. Finished audio rendered with Lurssen Mastering Console sounds great in any format. It allows for export in all popular file formats from AAC to WAV, FLAC and beyond. It also allows for quick export to File Sharing, SoundCloud and more.With Lurssen Mastering Console, musicians finally have a way to achieve professional-quality audio mastering results any time and everywhere they go.
Pricing and availability
Lurssen Mastering Console is available now for iPad via the App Store as a free app with a functional demo mode. All content can be unlocked via a one-time in-app purchase of $/€99.99. A standalone and plug-in version for Mac and PC is now available for preorder from the IK online store and authorized resellers for a special pre-order price of just $/€199.99*. Lurssen Mastering Console for Mac/PC will be available in February, 2016 for $/€299.99*.
* Prices excluding taxes
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