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Hi there, i am a german mastering engineer. Last weekend my whole studio was completely robbed!!! i have a list of stolen...

Peer Hahnefeld
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2"Dave 7th July 2018
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We have the awesome Klas Lindblad over for our next Q&A!! He has nearly 30 years of producing awesome tunes under his belt,...

Reptil
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Reptil 28th June 2018
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GEARSLUTZ.COM MASTERING FORUM - POST OF THE MONTH Hey everyone! Our friends at NUGEN Audio are sponsoring a "post of the...

Whitecat
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Riccardo 27th October 2017
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We have a new sub-forum titled "Mastering for Beginners" (see above) Some of the past threads will be moved there...

Riccardo
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Riccardo 22nd November 2013
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1) Please search the forum prior to posting. Many topics have already been discussed ad infinitum. This will avoid clutter and...

Riccardo
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Riccardo 11th October 2007
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I really don't want to reawaken the tired old arguments about high res vs low res audio. But to satisfy my own curiosity and...

shosty
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FabienTDR 1 hour ago
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Hi Sorry i'm new to mastering. Currently i master my tracks using ozone 8 (previously ozone 5). I mix and master all ITB, no...

1jordyzzz
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eternalsound 3 hours ago
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Hello, i'm start doing Mastering service not much time ago, so i'm not a super pro but it fascinated me so much in the end and...

rameron
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scraggs 12 hours ago
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Show your Mastering set up 2012jkthtyrt

hubercraft
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Virtalahde 14 hours ago
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Hi all, I have been playing around making music for over 15 years as a hobby and I focus usually on bass heavy dance music. I...

ura_soul
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ura_soul 14 hours ago
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I get a lot of PMs and FB messages asking an opinion on this or that. If anyone has a specific mastering or production ? for me...

lucey
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DrAudioBot 14 hours ago
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I've been demoing this one for the last few hours. You can do some pretty deep processing with it on program material. Have any...

engmix
replies: 182 views: 23,958
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aaron aardvark 1 day ago
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When I learned about this unit I thought this forum would pick it up fast! Doesnt seem to have happened yet dispite it's being...

Magnus Lindberg
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Switchcraft 1 day ago
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So right after Christmas, Chris (who lives 5 minutes from me) calls and says he has a new optical bus comp he wants me to listen...

Bob Boyd
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nomatic 1 day ago
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Ok, we've had the STC-8 tips n tricks thread, which I found pretty interesting, especially for such a "deep" box. So...

Thor
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priyaskd 1 day ago
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I was wondering if you guys could give me a short list of the most common outboard gear, monitors, and software used in...

ZombieLuke
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eternalsound 1 day ago
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Sonnox announced that starting tomorrow all plugs are 50% off. So I demoed the upgraded G5 Brick Wall Limiter. I compared it to...

AudioSoundzz
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eternalsound 1 day ago
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Ay folks. I sat in on a mastering session with a guy who said that there are some benefits: 1) It makes the band sound more...

Barncore
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scraggs 2 days ago
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I have a question for mastering engineers I just got my tracks back from the mastering engineer and listened to the mastered cd....

jdgoldberg
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scraggs 2 days ago
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Hi,i want to buy new analog comp for mastering,which is better for mastering?is there any comparison? 1-shadow Hill 2-manley...

raga2000
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eternalsound 2 days ago
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There have been so many changes in "mastering" over the past 10 years I am wondering what you see mastering becoming in...

Thomas W. Bethe
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eternalsound 2 days ago
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I'm not really looking for suggestions on other models, but right now I think I am between two monitoring systems: The ATC SCM20...

Bond117
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Audiosexual 2 days ago
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So im a little confused on how to gain stage with outboard gear on the 2bus. so the converter wants to have +4dbu on the in and...

nixoblivion
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Jerry Tubb 2 days ago
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I'm in the market for a new AD/DA. And just as I'm about to settle on a Lynx Hilo, Apogee comes out with it's new...

TheMegaMan
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Justin P. 2 days ago
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I know at least a handful of guys out there are using reaper for mastering, and i'd love some insight into how you operate. I...

the3030club
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Sjeff 2 days ago
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Does anyone here use a vacuum tube amplifier to drive their monitors in their mastering studio? I was almost decided on a solid...

jesusfwrl
replies: 57 views: 6,041
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lucey 3 days ago
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mastering in Pro tools with Lyra 2 and want to use an outboard EQ on the track. This is how I'm doing it- anyone have another...

josha
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miomusic 3 days ago
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Hi The title says all. I produce and mixing my own music. I do Pop, Dance, Rnb, Rock.. etc My hardware mixbus mastering...

janeee
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Tom Meyer 3 days ago
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OMG, I just noticed that everybody is hitting between -5 and -4 LUFS. I was shocked. HOT HOT HOT.

superkizuna
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macc 3 days ago
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Gyraf G24

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Thought I'd start a thread on this one - had it in my rack for just under a week now. I wanted to write a proper review, but have...

macc
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macc 3 days ago
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P4S ME

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Something new from FCS Based on the P4DMS but made into a ganged stereo mastering unit utilizing a new main board layout. >...

RogerFoote
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RogerFoote 3 days ago
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This is obviously a trend for newer mixers in the DIY era. It's a bad idea for the artist, the mixer or the producer. Here's...

lucey
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lucey 3 days ago
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Softube - Weiss DS1-MK3 well now.

Joe_caithness
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4fmb 3 days ago
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With higher-end ADC's, does a PCI/PCIe sound card always perform better when synced via wordclock to the converter's clock? Do...

BringItBack
replies: 31 views: 5,179
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dinococcus 3 days ago
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Hey guys, I'm a mastering engineer and producer who works mainly in the box with Logic X. My current setup is a simple one...

Nikola_Tesla
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Slug1 4 days ago
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Hello, I was reading this old interview with Ted Jensen: Masters of the Art of Mastering Part 1 | Analog Planet It is said...

gilmanoel
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gilmanoel 4 days ago
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Hey there, Has anyone had a play with the Tokyo Dawn DeEdger? I just used it on a project where the vocalist had used 2...

Channel time
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mixerguy 4 days ago
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Hi everyone. The introduction is that over the years I became more sensitive to high frequencies. I found myself turning down...

melopie
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cooker 4 days ago
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I was working yesterday, pressed a button (I think the flip between 1-2) and the whole dangerous got unresponsive. Audio was...

Swift Mastering
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Bushman 5 days ago
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Dear Fellows, I'm thinking on purchasing a new equaliser. I know this is a very personal thing...and kinda hilarious but,...

fccmt
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Ben F 5 days ago
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Best DAC?

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Whats everones fave DAC for mastering?

MattStanley
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adamj31 6 days ago
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How is everyone lighting their studios? What mistakes have you made and lessons have you learned? I wish I had natural...

Joe_caithness
replies: 58 views: 9,674
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Thomas W. Bethe 6 days ago
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Hi all. I'm not sure what to look for, so I'm very stuck finding what I want. Here is what I'd like: (I've seen it before, but I...

jrhager84
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Barncore 1 week ago
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CD-Burn.DDP.Master | HOFA-Plugins woah, talk about upping your game! Looks like they are moving into the full mastering...

Joe_caithness
replies: 81 views: 8,774
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Clemens Schleiwies 1 week ago
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Dear all, Having read several threads on the matter, I'm in some doubt about gain staging at the end of the chain when spreading...

gertvanhoof
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moostapha 1 week ago
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Just converted my Apogee Symphony I/O MKII 8x8+8 Mic Preamps into an Apogee Symphony I/O MKII 2x6 SE Mastering Edition...

DarkWoods
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Germy1979 1 week ago
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I'm posting it hear cuz typically MEs have good ears and lots of experience. I recently got a mastered track back from a...

blinkSaunders
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scraggs 1 week ago
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Hey guys Have been unable to find an answer to this specific question. Lots of related topics but haven't found the answer I'm...

subconscious nz
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moostapha 1 week ago
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I've been demo'ing them lately and i don't understand why they aren't more talked about and highly regarded. I'm no audiophile by...

Barncore
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Emmett_Brown 1 week ago
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I've got space and enough gear to start a second small mastering room. Thinking about taking in an intern, or letting a few guys...

ORC
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stamand 1 week ago
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For me, the Sontec Mastering EQ was always the "Holy Grail," greatest equalizer I ever heard etc because of the way...

SharpKillerCable
replies: 33 views: 3,157
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Macaroni 1 week ago
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Wondering if anyone has directly compared the sonics of the Pure2 vs. Eclipse?

Grasshopper11
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SonicSensei 1 week ago
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I try to do a little market research and want to find out if it would be a profitable idea to invest in a Mastering Studio for...

Michael_
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01010110 1 week ago
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Mastering got really old so I sold my gear. If I wanted I could get the same out of plugs anyway, next time.

chazmar
replies: 62 views: 5,815
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Trakworx 1 week ago
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Hi Folks, How good are the B&W 802 Matrix series 2 for mastering. See this link for the picture. B&w 802 matric...

LBL
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Trakworx 1 week ago

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