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It is a place for engineers starting out seeking advice about the fundamentals of mastering. Seasoned pros with a bit of time and...

Riccardo
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Riccardo 27th March 2016
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Let me take a moment to type up a PQ primer... PQ codes refer to 2 of the 8 subcode channels P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, that run...

jayfrigo
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jayfrigo 12th May 2008
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Hi all, Here's a newb sort of question for one of the many patient mastering engineers present. I'm learning how to limit...

timboalogo
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timboalogo 1 hour ago
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hi everyone, what are your advices for preparing a good mix before it's mastered? By looking around I saw that there are...

DanMartini
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DanMartini 4 hours ago
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hi everyone, I'm working on a master where I'm using Izope's dynamics and I realized I went too far expanding the high end,...

DanMartini
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DanMartini 1 day ago
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Hi! I am fighting with a track and I’m looking for guidance. The mix sounds good, but the snare tends to lose significantly...

Andrea
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Andrea 4 days ago
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From 'back in the day"... ....I am used to using a TC Finalizer + 96k. But the one I have is in use. I need another 2 Ch...

Jules
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johannburkard 1 week ago
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Hello there. I run a YouTube channel where I make video essays on shows/movies that I like. Currently, to record my voice, I use...

snspuderman
replies: 3 views: 166
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ambiguous signal 1 week ago
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I'll make it short and sweet: Best modern interface ~$500 with mastering quality D/A converters? Shoot!

NickLeoAudio
replies: 57 views: 2,639
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B.Collins 2 weeks ago
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Hi there, since a DDPi can be sent in higher resolution that 1648 does it make sense to let the pressing factory take care of...

DanMartini
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CJ Mastering 2 weeks ago
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Hey guys! Quick question. Running Logic Pro X. Looking to run audio out of my interface and BACK in for printing. But looking to...

rallycapmusic
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rallycapmusic 3 weeks ago
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db9091 3 weeks ago
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Hi! I'm having an issue on the mastering side of things and wondered if one of you could shed some light on things. I...

Kris Pohl
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CJ Mastering 3 weeks ago
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Hello, Does anyone within Europe have the Golden Ears Audio Ear Training Programme CDs that they would like to sell? Thanks.

fragment67
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Jules 4 weeks ago
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First let me say that I TRY to master my music and I'm in no way a Pro, although I've been working at it for some years now....

Ave.
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Oafashow 28th October 2020
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The rise of home recordists and audio hobbyists have impacted the professional territory of the music industry. Currently a trend...

coreyspencer
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coreyspencer 28th October 2020
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I have a stem of high hats and shakers where the shakers are way too quiet but the highhats are good I don't want to mess with...

dirtROBOT
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dirtROBOT 23rd October 2020
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When I first got into recording back in 2005 I simply loved capturing performances or song ideas. With kids a long hiatus came...

melodic dreamer
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melodic dreamer 21st October 2020
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Hi, I read that the recommend LUFS today for YouTube, Spotify, Apple Music is -14LUFS so I check a few songs. I downloaded from...

aviorrok
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aviorrok 19th October 2020
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I’ve searched for previous threads but was looking for a bit more discussion if possible. I only do this as a hobbyist, but am...

DamianL
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deedeeyeah 16th October 2020
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Sceptre S8+TS108 User here,also has adam a7x & NS10M pro. I'm very satisfied with Sceptre's sound field performance and...

Felix233
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ZENSIX 12th October 2020
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Hello Gearslutzzz, I'm doing some audio recordings again - after a 10 years break or so - and I need some help. I have...

_barnee
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_barnee 12th October 2020
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Hi all, I'm a high school teacher show is starting a big project that will involve the recording, editing and mixing of...

chiasson
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chiasson 10th October 2020
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Looking to have a couple of mixes recorded to cassette and back into Pro Tools for an alternative release. Anyone ever do this,...

tnipe
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DirkP 5th October 2020
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Hi all, Question for everyone here, but especially the Mastering Engineers if they don't mind. How in the hell do you master so...

Ferg1
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lucey 2nd October 2020
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"Mastering for Beginners:" Isn't that a bit like 'DIY Unexploded Bomb Disposal?'

razorboy
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razorboy 10th September 2020
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Situation: The project in question has both vocal and plug-in instrument tracks. I plan to prepare this project to be mixed and...

MusicMayqer
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CJ Mastering 1st September 2020
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I'm currently working on a song which has two vocals one is male vocal and the other is female vocal. I'm using...

josejayant13
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SmoothTone 29th August 2020
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A song I recently mixed and did my own make it louder master was uploaded to Reverbnation. On playback it sounds compressed and...

Jeff Tummond
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Jeff Tummond 29th August 2020
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Hi everybody, I recently started a collaboration as mixing and mastering engineer for a small funky house / disco house...

Concept B.
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CJ Mastering 29th August 2020
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Hi guys, I got a track mastered and the engineer gave me a version that is less compressed (in terms of dynamics) for streaming...

Jackdc100
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Jackdc100 28th August 2020
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Hi all, My first question on the board, I think. I have a project that I will master that contains a range of genres and...

timboalogo
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timboalogo 11th August 2020
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im in the mixing process of a song and im lacking some high end in the overall mix is it ok to strap a eq on the master channel?...

Newbie956
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RobertRyda 6th August 2020
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Hi there, I'm new to mastering so apologies if this is obvious.. :) Thank you in advance for your help. Two...

hellojoshgraham
replies: 1 views: 398
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kuasalogam 24th July 2020
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I am new to the site. I came on here specifically to seek advice on having a song mastered. I'm an artist that lost the original...

Tigertron
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SmoothTone 15th July 2020
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Hello! I'm having a hard time finding my 1st Mastering EQ. I've had my eyes set on the Maag 4M, TK-Lizer 2 and a few others in...

optikstrange
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IAMGOD_OFFICIAL 15th July 2020
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Hi Guys, I hope you experts out there can help me out with this mastering question I have. Most of the reference tracks I...

fender__
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msmucr 6th July 2020
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My masters often come out quiet because I don’t push limiter as hard due to crackling (probably distortion would be more...

TS-12
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SmoothTone 5th July 2020
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Like the title says, is there a standard for this? How much silence do you leave on the actual file? In HOFA I can make the pre...

Trebor75
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Mindtree 30th June 2020
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I have Bob Katz's Mastering Audio (3rd edition) and was just wondering if it's worth buying Bobby Owsinski's book on mastering? I...

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bgood 28th June 2020
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Hi everyone, I'm upgrading my monitors and wondering if the PMC Result 6 are up to task for mastering? As I understand it,...

Deleted eaed1be
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CJ Mastering 19th June 2020
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Totally newbie here at mastering, but id like to try my hand in it, I mostly do things inside the box. so what plugins do you...

sunken0887
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CJ Mastering 10th June 2020
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Hi all, The ME I've chosen for my latest project has asked me to please "leave off any peak limiting or loudness...

Romdave
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RyanM 15th May 2020
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I am certainly no expert on loudness, but even I can tell I am missing the boat by looking at this file. Also, if I compare it to...

777funk
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777funk 7th May 2020
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Hello all, I was wondering if I control my peaks the right way, just to make it easier for my compressors on my master...

Volt9
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Volt9 6th May 2020
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I know Mastering is a fine art, but I just wanted some advice on simple Home mastering to get a healthy mastered stereo...

flsh333
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flsh333 5th May 2020
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Hi guys,like in the title i do electronic and trapstep music. I obviously love 808 fat bass and big,warm and punchy kicks. I...

808lab
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DAH 4th May 2020
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I've recently mastered a few of my songs using Wavelab 9.5 and Ozone 8 with maybe some additional compression. The default...

dgc4rter
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Vum 28th April 2020
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Hi guys,recently i’ve buyed the uad chandler mastering eq. Now,after some search online,i’ve decide to start demoing the...

808lab
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01010110 27th April 2020
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Im looking to improve my mixes. Ive been doing this since 2003 but recently just tore apart my technique and am trying to break...

cap217
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cap217 26th April 2020
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Hi i am using Sonoris TPDF no curve 16b dither to bounce out my Master sessions. I am very happy with the clarity of sound with...

ktwalker76
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traumerei1838 23rd April 2020
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Or could the mastering chain be done all at the same time; EQ, compressor and limiter all set then the entire song(s) is passed...

slutbox
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soundslikejeremy 12th April 2020

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