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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 3 days 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...

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BT Mastering 6th October 2018
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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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hello, what is your approach in mastering/levelling quiet verses to loud choruses? thanks v

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Can AI replace music mastering engineers? - The Verge This was in my newsfeed. Just wanted to share.

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BIG BUDDHA 18 minutes ago
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I just bought the Portico ii MBP and I have my first massive passive coming in the mail on the way to me. I plan on having these...

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vaesion 2 hours ago
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This is a difficult subject to breach -- and is very likely to open up a bit of controversy. I am speaking about the actual...

John Dyson
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Adam Dempsey 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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bcgood 8 hours ago
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As far as I know there is only one person who cuts lacquers in the entire San Francisco Bay Area. George Horn is a legend and I...

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Bob Olhsson 10 hours ago
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hi, I have SSL Fusion and i love its sound.. will adding a dangerous music BAX EQ to my chain be considered unwise as i already...

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Slug1 11 hours ago
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Doesn't seem to be much recent discussion regarding Sadie systems/software even since their release of native ver. 6. Sounds...

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Geoff Poulton 16 hours ago
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Hello, I hope this is the right place to ask the question... Did anyone of you have a chance to directly compare Trinnov and...

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kosmokrator 17 hours ago
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Files here:!InggRS4K!ztYVoN9G7H46yqF7TBYlOw]Mastering Compressor Comparison The compressors include: ADT...

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Giuseppe Zaccaria 1 day ago
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Hi All, Been using my RME UCX for mastering conversion and monitoring. I feel like its likely the weakest link in my setup and...

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Blavidais 1 day ago
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Hi all. This is the additional test to the units we testet in this threads: mastering eq comparison test mastering compressor...

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Giuseppe Zaccaria 1 day ago
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Hi everyone! When you prepare a pop song for a release, and you want to sell the song's mp3 version in online stores, what...

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Alexey Lukin 1 day ago
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So I recently started using Equlibrium. Ive been researching and reading a bit about it and aparently the DMG filters are the...

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lowland 1 day 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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XAXAU 1 day ago
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Okay, so how much does hardware vs software compression really matter? Even though I have some okay outboard (COMP-2A, Behringer...

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John Dyson 1 day ago
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As the title says, are any mastering engineers on here using the Clarity M? I am interested in freeing up some computer screen...

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glassmaster 2 days 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 2 days ago
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I've spent the past couple weeks looking for a definitive answer to a question about bit-depth variation / need for dither when...

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brijem 3 days ago
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Greetings, I recently completed a mix and bounced it to a single audio file to be mastered. Before bouncing the mix, I slapped a...

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gtrmatic 3 days ago
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What the heck happend to these facilities? They move? Hank Williams and Ken Love? I mastered an independent project there in...

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dankin 3 days ago
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Hey all. I really like the feature set and transparent sound of this compressor (Plugin Alliance version). However, I really...

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X-Pand Sound Mastering 3 days 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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Jerry Tubb 3 days ago
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I am looking for a solution to biamp a pair of lipinski 505 on a tight budget. I currently have a nad208 thx that for my ears...

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philip 3 days ago
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Ok ch'all, I realize that these instant mastering sites get a lot of debate, criticism, etc...that's not what this thread is...

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Deleted 7f9cade 4 days ago
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Hi guys, I'm primarily a mix engineer but sometimes out of necessity I master for clients who don't have the budget for a...

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JLaPointe 4 days ago
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Hello, I'm currently recording tracks from vinyl that are sadly not avaiable in digital form. I use a Technics 1210 with a...

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msmucr 6 days ago
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Hello all Bit of advice needed if anyone can help! I have mastered an album that has gapless transitions between songs. I made...

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Trakworx 6 days ago
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I have to send out a demo and I have to do a quick in-house "mastering". I'm suddently unsure about the best way to...

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JEK3 6 days ago
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I usually hate these kinds of threads because everything is so subjective, but I think I've narrowed down my next monitor upgrade...

Justin P.
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dinococcus 6 days ago
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Hi, First mastering post here. I'm working on more mastering projects lately, while learning the trade, so I'd like to have...

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X-Pand Sound Mastering 6 days ago
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Hi ya'll. Does anyone have any sound samples made with the Gyraf G14 EQ? I have seen a thread here from years back but those...

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Emiliano 1 week ago
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Hi! Is it possible upgrade the studer a810 1/4' to 1/2' ? Thanks

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Andy Le Vien 1 week ago
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Im working totally ITB. Music creation, mixing, etc. For some reason my bounce file sounds too "high-ish-high-sheen-ish...

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CJ Mastering 1 week ago
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I know this question is going to annoy analog purists but maybe there are some hybrid guys that have the knowledge to answer this...

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DAH 1 week ago
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DMG Audio : Products : Multiplicity Looks like perhaps the dream multiband tool I've been waiting for... Anyone beta-tested...

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mxbf 1 week ago
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Getting time to take care of the weakest link in my chain. Summit DCL200 was my first mastering compressor but I have rarely...

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Bigbang 1 week ago
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I've been demoing this one for the last few hours. You can do some pretty deep processing with it on program material. Have any...

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Carl Freeland 1 week ago
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Hello guys! I am new posting in this site, although I have been following it for a couple of years now. I am writting to...

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biksonije 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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macc 1 week ago
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hello, I'm thinking about a great deesser, I really enjoy the maselec MDS-2. But I don't really understand, I see the maselec...

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Justin P. 1 week 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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devinkerr 1 week ago
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I am supplying a music file to be shown at a festival, the organisers have circulated this spec, I can't decipher it, despite...

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tedmanzie 1 week ago
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Yesterday I had a visit from the King of Tape, Don Morris. Don is King of Tape in America--head of RMGI America, Recording The...

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Gravity8058 1 week ago
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I need to 1 mastering sound card with with this parameter : 1. +24 dbu in/out or more ... 2. 24 bit / 96 khz 3. just 2...

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toofanstudio 2 weeks ago
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Not sure if it's been mentioned here before, but this new extension speaker for the THREE looks insane: Kii THREE &...

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Marando 2 weeks ago
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Hello. I'm an academic at Macquarie University. My colleagues and I are currently conducting a research project on mastering -...

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Jerry Tubb 2 weeks ago
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Hi! I got the Equilibrium for some time ago and are trying to get into the settings and have a few questions. I loaded the...

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Saxnscratch 2 weeks ago
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Hi guys, I own Wavelab 9.5 and love the feature of watch folders. But I need it on the server and with USB dongle it limits my...

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emery 2 weeks ago
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I was going to buy 32 tracks of RND mic pres ( either Shelfords or just simple Portico 5024) but they have the RMP-D8 which would...

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neve1064 2 weeks ago


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