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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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I just ordered one of these Finished Relay Volume controller / Balanced Potentiometer / Balanced preamp | eBay. It took 6 weeks...

Thomas W. Bethe
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Thomas W. Bethe 10 minutes ago
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I started having all kinds of problems after installing this software. WL would lock up and plugins would stop working. I...

Thomas W. Bethe
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mastervargas 14 minutes ago
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While I will check at higher SPL levels here and there, I feel most comfortable working at lower (<70db) levels. Any...

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Benoit D 1 hour ago
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Did some of you work with the new Gyraf G21 in a mastering sessions?

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Hermetech Mastering 1 hour ago
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Hello there, Just wondering if anyone out there who has mastered for vinyl has used the Massive Passive's LPFs for that...

Iron Octopus
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JTransition 2 hours 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 2 hours ago
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Files here:!InggRS4K!ztYVoN9G7H46yqF7TBYlOw]Mastering Compressor Comparison The compressors include: ADT...

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b0se 2 hours ago
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Hi, firstly sorry for the double topic. I make a second topic because it is not exactly the same question than before. I will...

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audioforce 5 hours ago
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Tokyo Dawn Labs new compressor is out now! Tokyo Dawn Labs | Tokyo Dawn Records The paid for "GE Version" really is a...

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Hermetech Mastering 7 hours ago
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SSL Fusion


There's a new product by SSL called the Fusion. I got to use it briefly and was pretty impressed with it. I would have liked...

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djwaudio 11 hours ago
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Rev. 1 shown (no trim on front on this pic). Just got mine today, here are my initial thoughts. And a pic of the...

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thermos 17 hours 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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Riccardo 22 hours ago
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Lets talk your anti-harshness techniques of choice. ITB, OTB? Shelf vs bell? First in the chain, middle, last before...

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teebaum 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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moostapha 1 day ago
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Contacted Izotope support but nothing yet, really slow support. Windows 10 all other applications working totally robust with...

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SASMastering 1 day ago
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I was checking out some Greg Calbi interviews and videos recently and was a bit astonished by his description of cables. He talks...

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Piedpiper 1 day ago
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Hello, I'm shopping for a pristine 2 channel DA converter just for monitoring purposes. Since I've read for years about it I'm...

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u87allen 1 day 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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Solid Mastering 1 day ago
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I was on version 8.0 previously, and was not crazy about it. So I have stuck with Samplitude for mastering. I recently upgraded...

Glenn Bucci
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RixMix 2 days 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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Voivodinevampyr 3 days ago
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Hi folks, I'd like to share a brief review of an exceptional compressor, the Vacuvox U23, in a mastering context. TBH I haven't...

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GSOUND 3 days 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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SmoothTone 3 days 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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Ghost Logic 3 days 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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Luke Skywalker 3 days ago
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i'm not always very enthusiastic about the concepts of spl, but this device looks really well thought out now and would also...

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the unik 4 days ago
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I've long been interested in parallel processing during mastering, but only find myself using it digitally and cautiously. I'm...

B Elgin
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XKAudio 4 days ago
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Hi all, I'm thinking about adding the optional keyboard shelf to my Sterling Plan A. I don't have a great deal of space before...

Hippocratic Mastering
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Hippocratic Mastering 4 days ago
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Hi, I think slowly the message is getting through and more bands are asking for some dynamics back to their music! but mostly...

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biksonije 4 days 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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Samuelito 4 days ago
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thom wettstein and i did another comparison with compressors. but here we didn't try to match the devices to each other, we...

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cheu78 5 days ago
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Hey there, Has anyone had a play with the Tokyo Dawn DeEdger? I just used it on a project where the vocalist had used 2...

Channel time
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vladg 5 days ago
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I have a pretty well controlled mixing/mastering room. It's worked fine for the past few years in terms of results, but i've...

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Hippocratic Mastering 5 days ago
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I have a tune that I wold like to speed up y 2% or maybe 3%. I don't want the pitch to change. I have tried Machfive 3 IRCAM,...

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haberdasher 5 days ago
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From Jonte's Facebook.... The mastering Vari Mu II has a facelift to match the Soma.... Must resist.....

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JP__ 5 days 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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Slug1 5 days ago
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Hello to all mastering people in this forum, Is there any benefit in printing final mix in dsd, against just high bitrate...

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digger803 6 days ago
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Would you guys recommend me a master bus compressor to combine with what i have? Namely I have a Pultec EQ, followed by an...

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blueNan 6 days ago
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What's up GS fam, I own the T Racks BrickWall Limiter & love it. Sold a few beats recently, enabling me the option to buy...

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engmix 6 days ago
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Sonnox announced that starting tomorrow all plugs are 50% off. So I demoed the upgraded G5 Brick Wall Limiter. I compared it to...

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biksonije 1 week ago
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My former thread about updates on ordering seems to have been deleted, so. . . Just ordered another case of RMGI SM900...

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Plush 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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CharlesCola 1 week ago
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I can understand why the loud mastering but is it just me cause I can hardly listen to the odd dynamics.

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cooker 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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johnnyc 1 week ago
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If mastering a track what would be a moderate level. I know anything over 1.0 on Waves S1 begins to widen.

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SmoothTone 1 week ago
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I like to keep as little in line as possible but am currently limited to my single speaker pair for monitoring and my headphone...

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GemCity 1 week ago
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Hello all, I am about to start mastering a jazz piece as part of my final year project, and would love some useful tips about...

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bmanic 1 week ago
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Please give me your suggestions! I am mostly interested in VST Plugins, but if you swear by your hardware unit(s), I want that...

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bmanic 1 week ago
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Hey guys, I was curious if any of you mastering guys would like to participate in a community shoot - out of all the limiters and...

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Byron Pierce 1 week ago
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Hi, If I have a project in 24bit 48K and at the export stage I export to 24bit 96K instead of 24bit 48K, would there be a...

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greg_moreira 1 week ago
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I tried and bought the Sonnox Dynamic Equalizer : Incredible transparency, M/S controls etc ... Transparency of the Sonnox...

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melopie 1 week ago


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