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Hi there, I'm at the moment quite new to mastering and have a little question to ask. I'm currently practicing mastering a...

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Miles Flint 28th February 2014
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What's up guys I've been mixing my songs now, and I mix the vocals to where you can hear them but you don't really hear them. I...

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Greg Reierson 26th February 2014
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peace y'all! here's da deal. I'm a DJ. I take other folks' music and mix it up. sometimes, I record my mixes. my issue is...

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evergruven 25th February 2014
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i'm looking at getting a prism lyra 2, as i enjoy prism's cleanliness, but can i connect gear 2 it? if its got 2 in 4 out ?...

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Slug1 24th February 2014
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Hi gang Well I could use some help. I am in my studio and just got back some mastered pieces from a well respected mastering...

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JustMastering 23rd February 2014
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If I have a 48khz track that must be delivered 44khz and I'm intending to master it with some analog gear, is it better to: a)...

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Justin P. 21st February 2014
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Looking for Mastering/CD apps for OSX. WaveLab 8 and DSP Quattro, any others? I would prefer a dual platform app if...

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fdsaevad 16th February 2014
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master_5 preset, what's so hard about that. 'mastering' am i missing something here?

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fdsaevad 16th February 2014
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Hello, What are really ideal monitors for mastering? I have some pmc tbII in mind... Are there some other which will do a...

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datafeist 13th February 2014
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If I import one bounced down track into a project to be mastered, instead of inserting plugins on the stereo master bus, can I...

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vintagerobotics 12th February 2014
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Hi mastering engineers, I have been given a stereo rock concert file whose electric bass is almost lacking. How could I make the...

Red Baron
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Red Baron 12th February 2014
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Antelope Orion 32.. is it a interface and converters like the prism orpheus is? because i read different places, it says its...

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northern_dirt 7th February 2014
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Hello, The original apollo is used by many for mastering. Now i am wondering... Is the apollo twin a possible masteringtool...

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stariq 6th February 2014
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Hello, Is it done that masteringengineers use headphones? Thx

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Transistor 6th February 2014
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Hi guys, i finished my mastering session for my 12tracks new album, all done at home, ITB (i know you wil say "go in a pro...

Mike Zaffa
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mdoelger 3rd February 2014
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Whats a good plugin under 300 for mastering? Im new to mastering need some tools. Thanks Sent from my LG-MS770

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bluesafiro 30th January 2014
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Hey Guys. Basically time and time again my bass guitar is ending up too high in the mix. So recently I've been working hard...

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smoke 28th January 2014
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How much input gain when using a tape is too much? Im using Waves J37. I have set the input gain to zero, but this is my first...

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wado1942 27th January 2014
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I'm not talking about loudness wars, here, but if you don't clip is there such a thing as too loud? Do you ever back off the gain...

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kasinjsh 22nd January 2014
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Greetings, After toying with the idea of developing a mastering chain OTB, I think its best to REALLY LEARN to master it ITB...

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smoke 20th January 2014
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Just one link in the monitoring chain, I know - but such a critical one. How about instead of re-visiting this topic every week,...

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musicus 18th January 2014
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Hi everyone, I'm I've been playing around with audio as an amateur for five or six years now, recording and mixing music for...

Sir Warren
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musicus 18th January 2014
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Can anyone recommend tape settings for Satin? For EDM music.

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Twerk 17th January 2014
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Hi! I'm studying sound engineering and even though I'm not sure I will ever be doing mastering in a commercial environment, here...

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1176LN 16th January 2014
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Now I don't mean the gap/pause between tracks but is there a generally accepted figure for how much lead silence to put on a cd...

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Deleted 691ca21 13th January 2014
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Hey everyone, I am starting mastering engineer and I am curious how did you pros start? My studio can hardly compare to...

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Riccardo 10th January 2014
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Hey all, I'm a little embarrassed to post this type of question I know its been beaten to death on all forums but I really...

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bandso 10th January 2014
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Hey, So my plan for the new year is to cut my teeth on doing audio restoration and transfer. In my new space I have access...

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Joe_caithness 4th January 2014
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So I'm starting to take some classes and such for mastering and am in need of some full range monitors for the course and to do...

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Umulamahri 2nd January 2014
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I'm Mastering a clients project and I use Waveburner 1.6.1. I like to end my mastering chains with a Limiter (typically (w) L2 or...

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RedTuxedo 29th December 2013
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Hi, I posted a thread a few days ago about dBFS levels for mastering (how much to leave the mastering engineer), and found the...

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UtopiaMastering 27th December 2013
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So one of the obvious tools mp3 converters use are low pass filters, in fact at 128kbps it's pretty steep at around...

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FabienTDR 27th December 2013
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Hey guys Ive been producing a while but never attempt to master, i know its better to get a pro to do it and a label with get...

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JustMastering 26th December 2013
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I have a question that has been danced around for years - is there some TECHNICAL reason why major label audio productions are...

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Adam Dempsey 20th December 2013
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Hey guys, hope everyone's well. I've just finished a new track and I want to put a compressor on the master to gell it all...

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szmola 16th December 2013
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First of all, i'm asking because i'd like to stick a "flat" compressor on my master output while mixing, so I can get a...

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John Moran 14th December 2013
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Every track I record, I make sure the audio does not go over 0 db. Each track records up to around -6. Now, whenever I add more...

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trenten7 10th December 2013
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I was interested in getting a high end compressor for mastering and lacking the budget to get a stereo unit I was wondering about...

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jackbraglia 10th December 2013
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I Think at this point my mixes are pretty good, & I know they would sound pretty nice if I paid someone to master them,...

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smoke 10th December 2013
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Hey guys ! I'm doing Music Technology in university and I am required to master 3 tracks. I'm not much of a composer so I've...

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Birdland101 6th December 2013
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Hi , A question: Which mastering limiter do you use during mastering. Did always use Waves L2/3 in combination with...

Jimmy Makhaisingh
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audiokid 4th December 2013
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I was looking into studio monitors but I came across floor standing speakers! I was wondering have anyone used these for...

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Adam Dempsey 1st December 2013
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I'm an amateur electronic music maker. I'm more or less happy with my production except I can't achieve the volume levels that...

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Birdland101 14th November 2013
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I may be recording and mastering a project all on my own soon, and I would be limited to all Waves plug-in's, so what plugs...

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Jason rocks 3rd November 2013
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Should mastering plug-ins (multi-pressor, limiter, eq) be added to the stereo out bus before bouncing to an aiff audio file, or...

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NewAllianceEast! 25th October 2013
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A rather common question : - Is it better to mix down ITB plugin-free on master bus and then master? - If so, dither the...

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Vilddyr 11th October 2013
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In Logic, when you bounce a project, you have the choice to cut everything below 10 Hz. I was wondering if someone was using...

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rakkaus 29th September 2013
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OK, this is a workflow question about finishing off a mix and going to the mastering step - can you do all the mastering on the...

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api2500 2nd August 2013
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Members of the Mastering Forum, I need your help. I am trying to burn a CD of original recordings that will play on a normal CD...

Given To Fly
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rockandroll55 1st August 2013


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