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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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Riccardo 11 hours 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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4 Track EP (12inch) Longest side 9'05" Is there an argument for cutting this at 33rpm instead of the 45rpm that makes more...

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Pete Lyman 22 minutes ago
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For music that's intended to be played at clubs/at high volumes, how is best sound quality and translation across systems...

J Gabriel
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J Gabriel 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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lowland 3 hours ago
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2 questions 1. Who checks system calibration daily with test tone before starting work? I started recently after learning the...

amit monga
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loji 4 hours ago
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Wow. Randomly was checking the Bettermaker site and what do I see? A mastering EQ with a totally new interface a la the...

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Nikola_Tesla 4 hours ago
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Anyone tried this? Really impressive. Not a full digital mastering EQ by any stretch, lacks a few vital tools...

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nd33 8 hours ago
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my interests in this forum are dwindling day by day - and i don't seem to be the only one. many of the engineers i was happy...

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MikeInOttawa 11 hours ago
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Hi folks, I have a 100% hard setup, i.e. hard sequencer, synths and drum synth/drum machines, both digital and analog, mixing...

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Riccardo 11 hours ago
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Any heard any good things about it?

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miscend 15 hours ago
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Hi Guys, So I'm in deep debate whether a hardware limiter is warranted or not. Here are a couple of conundrums I have reached....

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X-Pand Sound Mastering 16 hours ago
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Hi guys, I would like to focus the attention on this new design and topology...

Giuseppe Zaccaria
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housegezeichnet 16 hours ago
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Is there a plugin I can put before my monitor outs that will automatically maintain a constant loudness when fed with varying...

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thermos 20 hours ago
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Hello everyone - A stupid question perhaps. I am mastering a track in PT at 24/96 (Wav) and bounced it down to 16/44 MP3 (for...

session bass
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shon3i 1 day ago
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Hello everyone - So this is a question that has been bothering me for years. I have spent a lot of time checking out film...

session bass
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session bass 1 day ago
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Hi all I am hoping it is OK to post this here.. the mastering forum is, by far, the most suitable place. I am looking for...

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JohnRodd 1 day ago
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TLDR: Anamod ATS-1 VS FATSO files. Been wanting to do something like this for a while now. Its 3 am and I have insomnia...

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Aleksandr 1 day ago
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It's a stand-alone app and it is very clean and good sounding. The automatic level matching is really well implemented. Been...

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polybonk 1 day ago
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I may be able to get a Benchmark AD2404-96 for free and wanted to get people's opinions on it. Any experiences? I know it's an...

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thesilo 1 day ago
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I'm really proud of a new chain I have been using. Engineer Filter Waves V-Comp Waves C4 Izotope Ozone 8...

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theMuzzl3 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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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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bugs 2 days ago
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Hi guys, I'm looking to upgrade from my Prism Lyra AD side. So I'd like to know how compares Dangerous AD+ vs the Crane song...

E Artsy Moods
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Magnus Lindberg 2 days ago
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Am I the only one who consistently has a slow month in August? I can even see less traffic to my website and fewer google...

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Thomas W. Bethe 2 days ago
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Curious to hear what kind of cables my colleagues are using for connecting line level signals between the processors. I use ...

gregor z
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lucey 3 days ago
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Ozone 8


Hasn't been mentioned here, because the upgrade policy etc are just a bloodbath. But really good processing. Spectral shaper...

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lowland 3 days ago
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Everything I've heard that's been 'remastered' sucks, at least for those of us not listening to audio in high-noise areas like...

Greenwood Audio
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Greenwood Audio 3 days ago
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I am between purchasing a Manley massive passive or a Retro 2A3. Have not heard the 2A3 but it gets rave reviews. then the...

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Slug1 3 days ago
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Just a heads up to fellow MFiTers! "Hello Mastered for iTunes Provider, Mastered for iTunes has officially been...

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msmucr 4 days ago
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How do you use master compressor? How aggressive can it be? This has puzzled me a bit. I've understood that mixing into a...

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X-Pand Sound Mastering 4 days ago
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Hey guys, Using the newest version of CD Burn.DDP.Master here Trying to enter a 12 digit UPC code in the 'UPC/EAN Slot, and...

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F. Davis 5 days ago
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Looking to hear before/after audio clips of The Porter Grinder. General examples of boosts and cuts in the lows, lower mids,...

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Labs 6 days ago
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Softube - Weiss DS1-MK3 well now.

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Jerry Tubb 1 week ago
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Hi guys, So at the moment I'm working with an Antelope Orion 32+ Gen 3. I'm using this to sum into an SPL MixDream and also...

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deedeeyeah 1 week 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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ajscent 1 week 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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X-Pand Sound Mastering 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...

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mpr 1 week ago
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I wonder how you sum the low frequencies in mono for cutting a record? I would prefer hardware, but right now a cheap or free...

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misjah 1 week ago
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There's a lot of confusion about what sample rate to use for YouTube. YouTube's own guidelines for music videos Bit depth: 24...

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Lagerfeldt 1 week ago
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Hi folks! thats my first topic, can you believe it?? I know these two converters are not "top notch" ultra high...

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Aleksandr 1 week ago
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Hi, I want to upgrade from my Rossetta 200 to a less coloured and more modern AD/DA converter for my mastering loop, the RME...

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philip 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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polybonk 1 week ago
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I've just been asked by a cd manufacturer to verify this attachment. Not sure how to do this. Usually I just send a Checksum...

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davernoise 1 week ago
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I noticed that track sounds much better without maximizing it on 10 LUFS. Should i leave it on -6 db as is on default?

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veks 1 week ago
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This is the second time I've gotten a message at our website to the following effect. Here is the message and my reply....

bob katz
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Carl Freeland 1 week ago
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i reseve my unit yesterday... i have to say that it is the best compressor i have ever used.. it is expensive but i dont know if...

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Thomas W. Bethe 1 week ago
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Hey guys, I'm pretty new to mastering but having worked on a hybrid mixing rig with a decent amount of analog beauties for...

Uli Auer
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deedeeyeah 1 week ago
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Hello. I need an advice. I have an API 2500 Stereo Bus Compressor which is mainly on my mix bus. I do some mastering with plugins...

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doye 2 weeks ago
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Was just kind of curious. We do a lot pop/edm recording here and when someone wants mastering by us I’ve noticed we typically...

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Ben F 2 weeks ago
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Nicecast is mostly non working since they announced its retirement. Was a very handy tool to stream "masters" and...

gregor z
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stealthbalance 2 weeks ago
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anyone else hearing this unintentional distortion at 1:02 on Kacey Musgraves new single 'Butterflies'? (right side more than...

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ciro 2 weeks ago


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