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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 2 days ago
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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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lowland 4th October 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...

Glenn Bucci
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Jerry Tubb 39 minutes ago
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Cant wait to find the time to put this up against Equilibrium. Most likely won't switch to it, but I've wanted one for...

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Jerry Tubb 48 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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Jerry Tubb 57 minutes ago
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At the suggestion of Dom @ Smoothtone picking up on remarks I made in the 'Extreme Highs and Lows' discussion, your thoughts are...

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Jerry Tubb 1 hour ago
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This looks interesting... Balance Analog Magpha EQ plugin. — Balance Mastering Not sure what constitutes 'true...

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nichttuntun 2 hours ago
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Hey everyone - I realise this question may seem super general, but it is in connection with my new AD/DA. In the Antelope Orion...

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S_mask 7 hours ago
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hi guys, i'm using reaper since some months for all my masters since i really like the workflow. since most album masters...

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Philbo King 10 hours ago
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Hi, I am looking for suggestions for software EQ that is incredibly transparent. I have worked with a Sontec Hardware EQ and...

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Rumi 12 hours ago
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Hey fellow Mastering Engineer, here's something new for you :) 1951 Mastering...

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AudiotalesDesign 1 day ago
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Hi there, MEs! Soooo? Steven Slate VSX Headphone?! I have waited a bit to ask, as there is another monster thread going...

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Surbitone 1 day ago
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Hello guys, This is for all Acustica audio users. Do you think Acqua plugins like pink or sand sound better inside N4...

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music.shft 1 day ago
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Hi there, I will have an API 5500 soon, I was wondering if anyone with this combo have found a favorite way to connect...

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mnawara 1 day ago
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I recently started rediscovering this plugin, experimenting with some of the presets as starting points, and getting some...

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Robb Robinson 1 day ago
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I just got Metric AB. I am trying to insert a Cue point. I watched a few tuts online trying to figure out how to do it. I play...

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MrMusic1070 2 days ago
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Hi all, Quick question: I have Wavelab 10 but haven't had the opportunity to install it and fully check out the DDP export...

Resort Records
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Resort Records 2 days ago
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as we all know streaming services are using loudness normalisation these days. but it doesn't really work since when listening to...

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DistortingJack 2 days ago
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So hopefully this time round I won't be buying premade. I want sixteen 2 meter XLR cables for connecting processing hardware to...

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DistortingJack 2 days ago
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Hey all! So I've been trying to improve my masters for what feels like forever but recently I was able to make progress using...

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d1966 3 days ago
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I'll start with a standard GS disclaimer: I don't get anything for this. I've just been a beta tester and this thing is...

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skythemusic 3 days ago
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I've been on the waiting list for a Cranesong HEDD Quantum for over 14 months. My VK rep seems to have no idea what's going on,...

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hywyn 3 days ago
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Hello everyone , I am wondering if Peter Reardon is still the owner of shadow hills industries. As I m interested in the...

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EmilEchal 3 days ago
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I wonder if there was a practice to mix songs one by one onto on roll, probably with fades in place to prevent the second tape...

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JLaPointe 3 days ago
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Wondering how you guys deal with powering on/off gear that does not have a front power switch? When mounting units such as the...

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CJ Mastering 3 days ago
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Well this should be quite interesting :heh: Instagram

X-Pand Sound Mastering
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RavenKis 4 days ago
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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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mljung 4 days ago
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Are you using a master w/c device? Or relying on your converters w/c distributing w/c to other devices? Or not using...

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deedeeyeah 4 days 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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tedmanzie 5 days 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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Mount Stupid 5 days ago
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It seems that the idea to record, store and process audio at very high sample-rates has become fashionable. More precisely,...

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TurboJets 5 days ago
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Hi guys. I know there have been similar threads to these, but I thought it might be interesting to do another one updated to the...

Bob CG
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Bobhoffnar 5 days ago
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Hello, Despite this wild time we live in, I am able to purchase a few items to expand my setup. I have a solid signal chain...

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SwitchesAndDials 5 days ago
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I've only used Waves L2, Ozone 8/9, and Fabfilter Pro L2. Ozone sounds most transparent, but a bit thin. Fabfilter has better...

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OTRM 6 days ago
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Does anyone know what the audio resolution is between engines when using the internal routing in the tc Electronic System 6000...

Rick Fisher
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Rick Fisher 6 days ago
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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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Ben F 1 week ago
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Hey guys! I'm a 16 Y/o High School Senior from Asia, so yesterday I paid a visit to my college counsellor, over 75 ivy league...

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mcgilroy 1 week ago
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Try yourself, Go on spotify, turn off volume normalise and download any top 100 tracks. 99% will have intersample peaks...

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Greg Reierson 1 week ago
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I submitted pretty a nice voiceover for a promo video. The voice track was in mp3 at 1 536 Kbps; 48 000 Hz; 16 Bit; Stereo, which...

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Greg Reierson 1 week ago
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Just wondering??? We weren't busy and then we were super busy and now the phone hasn't rung with a phone call from a new...

Thomas W. Bethe
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Brent Hahn 1 week ago
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I'm in the market for a Vari Mu. I'm interested to know if anyone has had the opportunity to demo this unit and A/B it against...

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denork 1 week ago
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Hi Sonnox Limiter is on sale. I am doing my own mastering in the box. It sounds great to me compared to the other ITB...

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noah330 1 week ago
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Hey, i’m planning on getting a 2 track tape machine just for mixdown so i can send around for analog mastering. The tape...

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MoTech 1 week ago
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please post you favourite reference songs for mastering purposes. they should obviously have a great tonal balance and also cover...

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Philbo King 1 week ago
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I have my 250 ex at a tech and turns out the schematic he has is for a 250 A and he doesnt feel comfortable doing the mod until...

planet red
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Adam Dempsey 1 week ago
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My monitoring environment is not perfect. 'Feels good to say that out loud :lol: It's pretty good though, and I've been in the...

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Transco 1 week 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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aschinoff 1 week ago
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This seems like a long shot but i'm getting desparate! I've been searching the web for information on a major problem...

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Avantmidi 1 week ago
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Aah the good old monitor controller dilemma. The feature set of both Crookwood (C1-4AX) and Imperium (2u) is quite different, so...

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OTRM 1 week ago
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hey there, caused by a discussion with macc, I am doing R&D for a full-function passive mastering EQ, basically building...

peter sikking
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peter sikking 1 week ago
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I have the Trinnov Optimizer MC on test at the moment. Trinnov Audio Very interesting box. Very deep. Seems to do amazing...

Darius van H
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ezrashanti 1 week ago
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Hi, you may be interested to know that a new important update of DSP-Quattro, an audio editor, audio mastering, plug-in...

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Jerry Tubb 1 week ago


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