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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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Paul_G 1 week 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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Hello everyone I’m just gonna make x2 Masterings, one is for a CD and the other for a Vinyl. I did not do a mastering vinyl...

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pmcee 7 minutes ago
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Hi guys I want to try the sidechain insert on the OCL-2 and I'm not sure what kind of cable to use. Let's say I take the output...

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John Moran 1 hour 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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ripripstabstab 3 hours 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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NM.64 4 hours ago
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Trakworx 7 hours ago
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Hey, I have some questions to you mastering pros. I got a master back from a pro mastering company and I have two questions....

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Deptronic 8 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 9 hours ago
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Hi, I'm looking for a great AES/EBU soundcard to go with my mac pro 5.1 The Lynx AES16 is still the one to get or there's better...

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huub 11 hours ago
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Is any of you doing mastering in a small room with low ceiling? (7ft) Is it doable in such a small room or is it a complete no...

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lowland 17 hours ago
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I have numerous outboard and ITB EQ's for mixing and would like to purchase a single EQ plugin for mastering purposes. I plan to...

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greggybud 22 hours ago
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hello! what is your favourite mastering EQ (hardware only) for hi mids boosts as well as for high boosts? thank you vlado

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Earcatcher 1 day ago
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Hello Gearslutz, I wonder if you have any recommendations for a 36U mastering desk where the units are split into 3 columns of...

Iron Octopus
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BadYodeler 2 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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BrainCheck123 2 days ago
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Hi guys, I was just about to splash (a lot) of cash on a Sterling Modular Plan A desk. Quite expensive in the UK and a long...

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matucha 2 days ago
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Is anyone in the Northern Ohio area on this list capable of transferring a 1/2" four channel tape to digital file? This is...

Thomas W. Bethe
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Thomas W. Bethe 2 days 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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ruby06 3 days ago
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I post this here because Prism Sound Lyra 2 is considered a mastering interface in the magazines and selling sites. Here i...

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j.frad 3 days 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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RogerFoote 3 days ago
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Hey Guys Just throwing in this question... does anybody still offering CD masters these days? I am wondering on...

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Jerry Tubb 3 days ago
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Ive moved temporary to small room and my main monitors are just to big. Im also electronic music producer And need to work now in...

Luke Skywalker
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Luke Skywalker 3 days ago
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Does anybody of my dear colleagues use an adjustable high-pass filter with selectable Q and frequency? Analog and good quality...

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Labs 4 days ago
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Hi, all! I know these kinds of threads pop up a lot from newbies, but I'm really hopping for some advice. Has anyone had...

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Jim Williams 5 days ago
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Is there anything now for embedding meta data onto wav files like song title, artist, ISRC code etc. I know you can embed this...

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miguelmarques 5 days ago
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Iv tried it in the High End forum with no luck. Are There any Vintage EQs from the 70s and 80s except ITI/Sontec you can use...

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S_mask 5 days ago
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Dear sluz need some advice. At the moment I own a uad apollo twin mkII quad. I have been getting more and more mastering jobs...

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bcgood 5 days ago
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I have a client that want to do a compilation from some songs I have done in the past, he give me a cd that contain that...

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GYMusic 5 days 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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kant3r 6 days ago
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Anyone using a Lucid 88192 or similar 'extension' multi-channel ADC/DAC in your setup? I picked one up for cheap but won't have...

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Franco 1 week 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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Danzemusic 1 week ago
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Hello, I was wanting to change interfaces, and was considering the RME ADI 2 PRO. I know unlike some other devices with...

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hairbow 1 week ago
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Hey estimated MEs, I'm putting a hybrid mastering setup together and wonder what kinds of workflows people using analog gear...

Uli Auer
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Apostolos Siopis 1 week 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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neilvg 1 week 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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lu432 1 week ago
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Is there any benefit of using SFE on MBP as this function can be replaced with any digital eq in M/s mode or may be using vertigo...

amit monga
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Mootiv 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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Switchcraft 1 week ago
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Jerry Tubb 1 week ago
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Dear Gearslutz, Do you think the Merging Anubis (Pro Version) could be a good contender / alternative to the Lynx Hilo ?...

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pentagon 1 week ago
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Hi On a mastering A/D converter like the Lavry AD122-96, where does the clipping occur (if you push hard into it) ? At the...

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Ben F 1 week ago
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Hi all, We are preparing to launch our first offering in the new Mastering Suite Editions units, the 1ru Stereo Germanium...

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RogerFoote 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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elgee 1 week ago
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Who use cranesong stc in the chain only for gain staging and tone of gain? Confused to sell it or not.

amit monga
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engmix 2 weeks 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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mixerguy 2 weeks ago
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Hi all, I want to know if people would like to help start a list here of Mastering Studios which accept DSD format. I recently...

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PuebloAudio 2 weeks 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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BOMI 2 weeks ago
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i could buy a emm labs adc 8 for a good price. are they still state of the art? can someone tell me how they sound compared...

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GIACOMO-_ 2 weeks ago
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Can anyone tell me what causes the weird noise heard in the attached sample? A client of mine has rejected 3 test pressings...

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AHM 2 weeks ago
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Hey guys, anybody using these two who could share insights of their character and versatility in comparison ? I'm...

Uli Auer
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Miles Flint 2 weeks ago
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Hey guys, Just wanted to get some pro’s thoughts on parallel processing in the mastering stage, I’m interested in...

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Truthtrader 2 weeks ago
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this reads fantastic on paper. 3 transformers and 4 tubes per channel, various types of compression modes, controllable from...

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ucanhatemenow 2 weeks ago
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From the Sonic website: Sonic Studio Pro Started in 1987 Sonic Solutions and the Sonic Studio audio workstation have driven...

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Jerry Tubb 2 weeks ago


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