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Dear friends and colleagues, it's with great sadness that I have to inform you my studio has been burgled, here in Los...

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Kayo 1 week ago
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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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Trakworx 8th June 2020
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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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I would assume at the mastering stage open back headphones are the best choice since they provide more open sound. Which do you...

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Spartacus 1 hour ago
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Hi, I'm curious about how to interpret the meters on the MBP when using the limiter. I've noticed that when using the...

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occam 2 hours ago
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anyone try this sexy eq ? or compared with knif soma ? look like gml9500

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Greg B 5 hours ago
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Did some of you work with the new Gyraf G21 in a mastering sessions?

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waffleneck 5 hours 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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TS-12 6 hours ago
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Reflecting with Covid pandemic...I've had quite a few bad experiences sending stuff off to mastering lately. This includes some...

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deedeeyeah 10 hours ago
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The big Mastering Converters shootout now on GS I've uploaded this loopback test to Facebook a few months ago and...

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thethrillfactor 11 hours ago
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I’m slowly switching from a hybrid mixing rig to a mastering rig. So I’m thinking about selling my protools HDX with 32 I/o...

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Slug1 14 hours ago
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I'm mixing my first record for vinyl and am looking for a plugin or tool that will review the files and determine obvious vinyl...

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Greg Reierson 14 hours ago
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For those of you with L-707/505 speakers not using Lipinski amps, what are you using and why do you like what you've...

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mftorso 15 hours ago
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I finally want to replace my trusty old Apogee Rosetta AD (24Bit / 48 khz Version) with something a bit more expensive and have...

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Melgueil 16 hours ago
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Hey guys, Did anyone try this EQ? It looks something like Gyraf G23. Here is the link to IGS website....

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delongej26 16 hours ago
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I know this question is gonna trigger some people here, so let me preface this by saying i understand that monitoring and room...

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Hippocratic Mastering 1 day ago
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This looks interesting... Balance Analog Magpha EQ plugin. — Balance Mastering Not sure what constitutes 'true...

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whippoorwill 1 day ago
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. . . . The RED edition is PURE BEAUTY !!!! :-) (SPL email answer: "We're selling it in black. The red one is a special...

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DanTheMan06 1 day ago
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Was wondering if any MEs have tried the Hilbert detector in the new Black Rooster KH compressor. I think the use of the Hilbert...

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John Dyson 2 days ago
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I like the stuff a lot, any more reviews please ? anyone hate it ?

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mirochandler 3 days ago
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Hi Is there any tools for checking left right stereo balance when you print your master ? I mean sometimes your outboard gear...

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Uncovered Pitch 3 days ago
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I've owned the Curvebender EQ for almost 6 months now and It has proved invaluable for the work which I do and a real joy to use....

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X-Pand Sound Mastering 3 days ago
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Hi Maisters! I'm living a nightmare on my mastering room.(and in my beedroom to). When I go out of the box a radical change on...

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OTRM 3 days ago
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Hi Folk! I'm using a cranesong Hedd quantum right now, but I would like to have 8 channels. I'm looking for a...

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speerchucker 4 days ago
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as you know, preparing MFiT masters could be a bit tricky sometimes. of course, exporting the master with -1dBFS is quite safe,...

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Hippocratic Mastering 5 days ago
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Hello, I´m planning to test a Lyra in my setup and as I´m not using USB (RME AES +AIO here) and only need 1 stereo line i/o,...

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Justin P. 5 days ago
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As this changes like the wind I thought I'd ask.. It appears the top runners at the moment are: TDR Limiter 6 DMG Eventide...

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B.Collins 6 days ago
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How do you convince your clients to listen to their audio files before sending to mastering? This is happening to me too often...

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X-Pand Sound Mastering 6 days ago
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I've analyzed quite a few pop tracks in the past few months ranging from indie-dance to synthpop to hip hop, and I'm noticing...

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Bongo Spank 1 week ago
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Hey guys, I have an SSL compressor that was built ages ago and could use some mods specific to mastering, such as lowest noise...

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rez 1 week ago
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Hi everyone, TL;DR: Is it possible and what outboard gear do I need to master the track live while playing it (DAWless)? I don't...

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kludgeaudio 1 week ago
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Hey im getting a new pair of monitors! I have just been learning about calibrating them to a specific spl for mixing purposes. Im...

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deedeeyeah 1 week ago
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Hey there, did anyone already compare the New Crane Song HEDD Quantum ADDA Vs. Antelope Pure2 ? What did you think ?

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mardyMcFly 1 week ago
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I´m looking to get a Tubecore 3U ME for bus duties and mastering 4x4 music. People say tubes are too slow for EDM but it has...

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nrehk 1 week ago
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So, halfway thru 2020 now......... What notable improvements have you made this year to your studio, gear, workflow,...

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OTRM 1 week ago
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Hey there, I'm wondering if anyone has a recommendation for a fantastic headphone amp for the Audeze LCD3, and also how much...

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Jerry Tubb 1 week ago
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Anyone tried a New Mac Pro Tower as a DAW yet? I’m thinking of doing a big upgrade this year, probably the rack version which...

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Jerry Tubb 1 week ago
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First thoughts ... cute and neat controller 3dB steps on LEDS? annoying Soft clipper- classic sound with gain by hand -...

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polybonk 1 week ago
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I heard the iPhone taptic engine actually doubles as a subwoofer in that it vibrates when triggered by enough bass in the music....

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rovergear 1 week 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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gyraf 1 week ago
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I'm in the midst of deciding between either.. Does anyone have experiences with both?

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Slug1 1 week ago
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I've definitively concluded that 24 bit uploads sound better than 16 bit uploads on Spotify. Now I'm trying to determine if...

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parisminzer 1 week ago
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Anyone use the MEP-250EX (with modifications for gain range) as their main mastering EQ? I have been on quite the long search...

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thermos 1 week ago
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does anyone of you uses AVALON VT-747SP as mastergin compresor ? how does it comprare to pair of trakkers or Pendulum audio...

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macc 1 week 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...

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B.Collins 1 week ago
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See the thread in 'High-End'. Moderators, if this is unallowed, let me know. I may just re-create the poll here in Mastering...

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terryaudio 1 week ago
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I have mastered several tracks recently with an integrated loudness value btw -13 and -15 LUFS. I've been careful to ensure the...

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JediJoker 1 week ago
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Looks like Soundcloud and Dolby are offering an online LANDR type mastering ervice .... costs $5 per...

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DAH 1 week ago
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Hello Guys, I would like to ask you if you had a driver issues with your Audeze? Ive never been into the headphones, ive got...

Luke Skywalker
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Luke Skywalker 1 week ago
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Hi guys! Did you know the mastering facilities of the AMS Neve 8816? You can manage a parallel insert, a M/S matrix and a...

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TheLastByte 1 week ago
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Hey y'all! I've been self-mastering for a bit now, and I find Ozone to be 'OK' as it comes to intuitiveness and sound. With...

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thermos 1 week ago
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A friend just sent me the Seal Album, "Standards". According to the jacket notes it was mastered by LANDR. The album is...

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deedeeyeah 1 week 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...

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aremos 1 week ago


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