You might try experimenting with the De-Reverb feature in the New version of Izotope's RX3.
You can download a free trial version that is fully functional for 10 days, except that it is save-disabled, so you will need to record your result to something else before you close the program.
From: Shai Drori <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 4:22 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Advice needed on removing / minimizing tape bleed-through
This is a hand riding job. After the transfer ride the levels in your
favorite DAW. No automatic one invented yet.
בתאריך 23/10/13 8:02 PM, ציטוט Josh May:
> Hello ARSC,
> I'm new to the list, so please excuse me if this request is out of line.
> I'll get right to the crux: I'm working on a digital transfer from a 40
> year old 1/2" master audio tape. The recording is unaccompanied singing,
> and in the transfer I've noticed a very faint bleed-through / pre-echo that
> peaks at about -36 dB. The bleed-through is only minimally noticeable in
> the silence before or after a very loud note, but due to the dynamic nature
> of the recording, I've had trouble making a gate work and sound natural.
> So my question is, how could I correct or minimize this problem without
> affecting the original recording, if at all? I'm hoping there are some
> tricks out there I'm not familiar with.
> Thanks in advance for any and all help!
> Josh May
> June Appal Recordings
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