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From content acquisition through to playout, NUGEN Audio provides the music, broadcast, and post-production industries’ most advanced solutions for mix, mastering, surround upmixing, end-to-end loudness management, metering, and correction. Reﬂecting the real-world production experience of the company’s design team, its products make it easier to deliver high-quality, compliant audio while saving time, reducing costs, and preserving the creative process. These audio analysis, loudness metering, mixing/ mastering, and tracking tools are used by the world’s top names in broadcast, post-production, and music production.
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Loudness Toolkit is the leading solution for loudness compliant delivery. Everything you need to produce reliable, loudness-normalised audio, seamlessly integrated into your audio production workflow, from stereo up to 7.1.2-channel surround.
Three award winning plug-ins designed for effortless mastering, with confidence and precision. Modern Mastering delivers ground breaking functionality - streaming service auditioning, pristine limiting and a full suite of audio analysis tools & play-out delivery measures - all built with a level of usability not available anywhere else.
Surround Suite delivers all the control needed to define, enhance and fine-tune your surround mix to perfection. Achieve natural and coherent upmixing from stereo to 5.1 and 7.1 via Halo Upmix, take advantage of ISL's transparent True Peak limiting and SEQ-S's linear phase EQ in surround modes, and complement your surround workflow with Halo Downmix's precise and tweakable downmixing.
With these award-winning plug-ins you can naturally widen or reduce the stereo image, focus and define low frequencies, and move specific captured spectra within the stereo soundfield. All three plug-ins are highly mono-compatible, using unique algorithms that maintain the original character of the source audio without introducing strange phase, reverb or delay related artefacts.
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Jonathan Wales, mixing at Formosa NoHo, recently turned to NUGEN Audio’s Halo Upmix to help him complete the audio mix for the Netflix series, The Haunting of Hill House. Wales originally started his career producing music and transitioned to mixing movies in the mid-1990’s when he realized he could combine his passion for creativity with his love of technology. Having worked on such films as Meet the Parents and Get Out, Wales now relies on NUGEN Audio’s Halo Upmix to help him convey the emotions of haunted memories as Hill House’s story flashes between the past and present.
In a typical work week, George bounces back and forth between projects. With tools that help him turn out high-quality results as eﬃciently as possible, such as NUGEN Audio’s SEQ-S linear-phase equalizer, he’s sometimes able to mix a song a day. "I gravitate to tools that let you get the exact sound you’re looking for quickly and easily, and SEQ-S is a very musical-sounding EQ."
Howie Weinberg is one of the most prolific mastering engineers in the world, having worked on iconic albums such as Nirvana’s Nevermind and Biffy Clyro’s Only Revolutions, amongst over 200 Gold records. Concerns over streaming quality must be taken into consideration at all levels of the music industry, and Weinberg is no exception. NUGEN Audio’s MasterCheck Pro is a unique and important tool in ensuring that recordings sound their best on every platform.
Based in Hollywood, Tom Marks, CAS is a re-recording mixer with many popular television and cinema movie titles to his credit. Currently, he’s serving as re-recording mixer for the hit Netflix series Sense8, which just wrapped production of its second season. Here, Tom describes how the latest generation of digital audio technologies is empowering his work. In particular, Tom describes how he’s using NUGEN Audio’s Halo Upmix tool to streamline creation of a 5.1 surround upmix for Sense8.