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Below I am sharing something that I send to my mastering clients when they inquire about targeting LUFS levels for streaming...

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SmoothTone 4 days ago
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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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KStC 4th July 2019
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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...

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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...

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Riccardo 11th October 2007
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Following some links here and there, looks like a WL10 Pro is near to be released and already pre released to random testers. But...

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Thomas W. Bethe 10 minutes ago
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Just thought I'd share this bizarre story. I did a mastering for a band last year. The album is pretty long so it's a double...

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Thomas W. Bethe 12 minutes ago
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I am actually having cognitive dissonance about this next post because I want to keep this box a secret weapon but the more...

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Hippocratic Mastering 45 minutes ago
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I enjoy the videos from the British mastering engineer Streaky - he is a really down to earth geezer and has a great channel on...

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James Lehmann 4 hours ago
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I've been comparing Ozone 8's master assistant to Ozone 9's and it's incredible how much quieter Ozone 9 is, I've tried matching...

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Elvisish 6 hours ago
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Hey (hybrid ME) fellows, what's your DAAD calibration level you're usually working with ? Or: At which RMS level (dBFS or...

Uli Auer
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Adam Dempsey 6 hours ago
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Hey esteemed ME's ! Everybody's making lists of EQ and compressor plugins these days...but how about putting a list of great...

Uli Auer
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DAH 14 hours ago
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I am wondering what studios in Europe cut lacquers off DSD now with contacts to press plants for a smallish press run with no...

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DAH 16 hours ago
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Hi all, I have been given mastered WAVs of a bands album and I have been asked to add some atmospheric noise into the last 10...

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julianz 18 hours 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...

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HOFA 1 day ago
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Hi! What do you do guys when the mix it's already too loud with no possibility to ask a more relaxed versión?

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Switchcraft 1 day ago
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Hi all, Trying to figure out which one will be best for my mastering rig. I have a collection of analog and digital...

saga legin
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saga legin 1 day ago
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Files here:!InggRS4K!ztYVoN9G7H46yqF7TBYlOw]Mastering Compressor Comparison The compressors include: ADT...

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Unheard Vision 1 day ago
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JLaPointe 1 day ago
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Brand new Converter from RME: It seems they tried to build the absolute best...

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TheBrightSide 1 day ago
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In need of a transparant mastering compressor: First place: Knif Vari-MuII Second place: Analogue Tube at-101 Thirth place:...

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djanthonyw 2 days ago
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Is there any benefit of using SFE on MBP as this function can be replaced with any digital eq in M/s mode or may be using vertigo...

amit monga
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b0se 2 days ago
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Replacing my Obsidian for a looptrotter monster. Obsidian was a bit clean wanted a more aggressive color box with...

saga legin
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saga legin 2 days ago
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apparently soundBlade is 'no bueno por nada' with Mac OS X High Sierra. thought i'd post this notice for my other ME bros that...

Jerry Tubb
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Jerry Tubb 3 days ago
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I'm just gonna leave this here..

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DAH 3 days ago
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I would assume at the mastering stage open back headphones are the best choice since they provide more open sound. Which do you...

Glenn Bucci
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Shaggy2039 3 days ago
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Hey everyone! I'm looking for an alternative to Ozone multiband stereo imager. I'm running a version of Mac OS which is too...

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XKAudio 5 days ago
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Hey guys, I hope this is the right subforum.. So I have some great compressors (SSL, Phoenix, DV) and bought a Drawmer 1973 as...

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Slug1 5 days 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...

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Thor 5 days ago
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I've been getting into mastering and I still do some of the work with plugins like Gulfoss and Soothe and Ozone plus a bunch of...

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occam 5 days ago
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Hi all, Just wanted to see if any of you fine folk have formed opinions on the new features of Ozone 9 yet. For my own part,...

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spaceman 6 days ago
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Gyraf G24


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...

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chalkandpaste 6 days ago
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Hello! I have a RND Portico II master buss processor with the 250Hz sidechain filter. I would like to use an external hpf with...

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tengu 6 days ago
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What about these limiters? They're mostly used for broadcast. Has anybody used them for mastering? Hows the compressor, hows the...

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kant3r 6 days ago
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I've read the threads on the forums about the Amari and there really isn't any answers about this machine. There's one guy who...

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Magnus Lindberg 1 week ago
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Hey! I have Mytek 8x192 with ADAT-DIO card. I want to use it with RME 9632, where Mytek will be converting ADDA and RME work as...

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msmucr 1 week ago
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After 4 years of good use on the Barefoot MM12 prototypes I've moved to a more traditionally designed 3-way floorstander, raised...

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oivavoi 1 week ago
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anyone try this sexy eq ? or compared with knif soma ? look like gml9500

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teebaum 1 week ago
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Hello everyone, I saw there is no topic about this plug-in. I just bought it recently and i use it in conjunction with...

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thermos 1 week ago
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Has anyone tried to access their Sonoris account lately? Out of the blue DDP Creator lost its authorization on my system and when...

Greg Reierson
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potscrubber 1 week ago
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I posted this question in another thread due to me not having access here, so maybe I can get more answers now that I can post...

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AudioKemestry 1 week ago
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Hi, please help to understand this. So I have narrowed my search here: Isolated Transformer: It separates the physical contact...

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Jihn Shaw 1 week ago
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Im doing my very first paid mastering job, and the client has asked if I can embed the ISRC codes into the tracks. Are there any...

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Hans Island 1 week ago
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Thomas W. Bethe
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Justin P. 1 week ago
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Does anyone know who might sell (or manufacture) 1/2U 19" vented blank rack panels?

24-96 Mastering
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SmoothTone 1 week ago
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Michael Fremer from Analog Planet video gives extensive tour of GZ Media. It is the world's largest record pressing plant...

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Plush 1 week ago
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Debated whether to put this in the EDM production forum but this is clearly some kind of mastering trickery going on here. Drum...

Iron Octopus
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loji 1 week ago
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I’m continually amazed by the low overall level of CD rips of the original mid-late 80s releases. I’m not talking about...

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Bob Olhsson 1 week ago
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About the "Thermionic Culture: THE KITE" you read here little to nothing (as well as about the "the...

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macc 1 week ago
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Is someone using it? Why is so quiet about it? 130db of headroom, transparent or transformer input stage..... how is clipp?

Luke Skywalker
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IanBSC 1 week ago
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... according to Sonic Circus. It's still available on Maselec's home-page product page however. Any update on...

Iron Octopus
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Frank Oglethorpe 1 week ago
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Hey estimated MEs, I'm putting a hybrid mastering setup together and wonder what kinds of workflows people using analog gear...

Uli Auer
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Miles Flint 1 week ago
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I couldn't see a thread about the new TDR Slick EQ M in the mastering forum, so thought I would start one. TDR SlickEQ M -...

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theMuzzl3 1 week ago
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Hello Everyone, Hope you are doing well. I am interested to learn your thoughts regarding an online mastering/mixing...

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Uli Auer 1 week ago
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Hi guys, I was just about to splash (a lot) of cash on a Sterling Modular Plan A desk. Quite expensive in the UK and a long...

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matucha 2 weeks ago


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