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Re: AW: Mastering music

>> separate sub channels. Each sub channel is then armored with 
>> a low cut and high cut filters to enable only a certain 
> these eqs have quite a frequency-dependant effect on the signal's phase, 
> you get a phase washup all the way. For that reason, Waves did the LinMB
> compressor which compensates for the eqs phase shifts.
>       Rainer

Software multiband compressors use filters with linear phase response 
(always FIR type), so they don't have to compensate.

A similar strategy would work with home grown multibanding, though 
unfortunately most digital filters don't have linear phase (being IIR 

andy butler