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Many of you know Dave Davis from this forum and his years as a Cincinnati, Ohio based mastering engineer and university educator....

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Jerry Tubb 1 day 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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BT Mastering 6th October 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...

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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...

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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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An AE friend of mine recently attended a mastering session with Ted Jensen. The music was Hard Rock. The mastered tracks are...

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Saxnscratch 19 minutes ago
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Can I please get a definitive answer on this? I know this has been discussed before, but if it's not too much trouble I'd like...

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DAH 52 minutes ago
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Hi all, We are preparing to launch our first offering in the new Mastering Suite Editions units, the 1ru Stereo Germanium...

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RogerFoote 1 hour ago
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i've recently sold everything that i don't use regularly and now i actually have 3he space in my rack and one place free on my...

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andredb 3 hours ago
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as no digital tape emulation really satisfies me and i have little experience with hardware tape emulations, i would like to ask...

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Fleaman 4 hours ago
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I'm a musician/producer, but I thought I'd relate my problems with Instagram audio to you mastering people as it may be of...

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danthonymusic 6 hours ago
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Seems like there is a lot of DIY mastering going on these days. (As evidence would show in the mix section of this forum and...

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Trakworx 7 hours ago
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I just received an e-mail from MAAT digital claiming to be releasing an upgrade to the Algorithmix PEQ Orange Linear Phase EQ...

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FabienTDR 7 hours ago
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has anyone made any experience with the bettermaker c502v for mastering? how does it sound compared to other vca...

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teebaum 8 hours ago
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…has the I/O capabilities of a Hilo to interface with my DAW and transfer ADDA, with a reference grade DAC for monitoring but...

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scraggs 8 hours ago
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Hi guys, I would like to purchase my first AA plugins, probably exploiting black friday sale. I just need more stuff for my...

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Piddizero 11 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...

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busty_audio 11 hours ago
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thom wettstein and I have compared a few eq's to each other. next to my eq's knif soma knif eksa gyraf g23-s tube tech...

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shamelesssounds 14 hours ago
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I am new to he whole using outboard analog hardware to master workflow,and will be trying it out in a few weeks when my analog...

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Justin P. 1 day ago
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We just installed a (giant) Equitech 7.5WQ (70 amp output) to replace our smaller Equitech unit. When we turned the 7.5WQ on to...

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Bob Olhsson 1 day ago
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I'm getting ready to purchase a mastering grade ad converter for clipping my masters (either the burl b2 or the dangerous convert...

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Trakworx 1 day ago
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Instead of "perfectly flat, uncolored" studio monitors like Adams, Focals, Barefoots, etc., it is more common to see...

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Silvertone 1 day ago
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Hi, I am looking for a new mastering EQ to complement my Elysia Xfilter, Pultec clone and TK-Lizer. Budget around...

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Progmatic-Studios 1 day ago
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Close to finished mixing my album...self recorded and mixed to a Korg mr2000s. curious about online mastering as I am in the...

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eternalsound 1 day ago
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With the rise of home studios and project studios it seems to be happening more and more that clients decide to revise a mix...

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Saxnscratch 2 days ago
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Just stumbled upon this website: {removed} I was impressed by his references {Robbie Williams, Tina Turner, Radiohead... } but...

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biksonije 2 days ago
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Howdy gang.. Does anyone have a good link for an article or page that goes into what to aim for when monitoring dynamic...

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biksonije 2 days ago
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good evening slutz i understand that there are more than one ways to "skin" a cat and that every project is...

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Silvertone 2 days ago
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When you guys decide to clip your kick bass alittle do you clip the tips off your bass buss or keep the transient popped to clip...

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Hippocratic Mastering 2 days ago
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Files here:!InggRS4K!ztYVoN9G7H46yqF7TBYlOw]Mastering Compressor Comparison The compressors include: ADT...

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Giuseppe Zaccaria 3 days ago
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Hi All I am having my pair of Neumann OE eq's racked soon. I have never used them or heard them. Right now they have 2 dB steps...

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casiotone 3 days ago
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Hello, I want to take the analog out of my DAC that is stereo and put a Y cable so they can go to my Monitor Section (then...

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jamesp 3 days ago
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Hi there, I will be taking a 3 week holiday and although I shall not be doing any actual mastering work whilst away, I must have...

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ardis 4 days ago
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Hi, Just putting the final tweaks on 2 of these bad boys for shipping this week. They are the evolution of my MTB-1 but with...

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RogerFoote 4 days ago
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Hey guys! Just want to know if some of you are using those ? I plan to go out of the box, and they look like really great...

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teebaum 4 days ago
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Well this is interesting...just compared recording through my Waltzing Bear x-formerless penthouse vs. going DI through my Mogami...

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aceagon 5 days ago
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This topic is dedicated to aiwindows plugins, but may also cover combinations of them being used along with other...

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V4nger 6 days ago
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Hi, a simple question about the mastering workflow specifically in Pro Tools...but could apply to other daws How do you...

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Mubemol 6 days 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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audiomaster 6 days ago
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Can't seem to maintain control of the sample rate. When using as stand alone and importing 24bit/48K mixdown keeps changing my...

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karibu 6 days ago
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Does anybody know of a plugin that will quickly analyze the LUFS of a .wav file without playing it? I know Izotope RX Loudness...

Patient Minds
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Noisewagon 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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biksonije 1 week ago
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My question is if anyone has experience mastering for a flash drive. I'm clueless as to what format(s) to use so that people will...

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enjolis 1 week ago
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Are there are any batch utilities that will apply dynamic range compression to MP3 files, similar to what MP3GAIN does. My reason...

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rodak 1 week ago
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Are there are any batch utilities that will apply dynamic range compression to MP3 files, similar to what MP3GAIN does. My reason...

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rodak 1 week ago
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I am looking to replace my mains, looking for something actually full range, so I can drop the sub. Originally I was planning for...

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whinecellar 1 week ago
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Hi all, I seem to be reading conflicting information regarding crest factor and dynamic range. It was my understanding until...

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jontornblom 1 week ago
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What is the ideal freq. balance in dance music production so mastering people can actually use their expensive equipment apart...

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Trakworx 1 week 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...

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Boreal 1 week ago
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Hi everyone, Just landed here trying to find a good option for speakers I just finished my room it's about 300sqf designed by...

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Ben F 1 week ago
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When viewing the true peak level readings of some 16 bit 44.1 wav music releases with Youlean (in Wavosaur) some of them display...

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graph 1 week ago
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Has anyone here tried search engine optimization for their mastering studio website? Worth it? recommendations? Thanks!

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Trakworx 1 week ago
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What would one of these beauties go for in this day and age? I copied this from High end.

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gvdv 1 week ago
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Since this equalizer has been discussed a bit more than usual recently & it seems quite a few mastering people are using it,...

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the unik 1 week ago
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I recently did a test of L*NDR for the podcast I am doing with a couple of collegues, thought it could be of interest for the...

Magnus Lindberg
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artnoiser 1 week ago


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