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Many of you know Dave Davis from this forum and his years as a Cincinnati, Ohio based mastering engineer and university educator....

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Jerry Tubb 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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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 recently did a test of L*NDR for the podcast I am doing with a couple of collegues, thought it could be of interest for the...

Magnus Lindberg
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mbvoxx 11 minutes ago
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My SSL AWS 948 output headroom is +27 dbu . I search for mastering AD for best print analoge sound...

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toofanstudio 30 minutes ago
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Audiofile Engineering - Support

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Justin P. 48 minutes ago
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Hi guys! When doing Mastering, are you often looking to add colour or are you trying to stay as transparent as possible ? I...

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MichaelStAmour 1 hour ago
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I have a theory about clipping a\d converters that I need the experts here to make sense of. I did a test in protools while I'm...

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FabienTDR 1 hour ago
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Hi ! I have some questions for you, the mastering engineers ! I am a music producer and I have hearing loss in the high end,...

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Pepino456 2 hours ago
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Hi there, I will be taking a 3 week holiday and although I shall not be doing any actual mastering work whilst away, I must have...

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Bushman 3 hours ago
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In market for Transparent compressor before my Manley Variable Mu. Both compressors are considered to be Transparent. So whats...

amit monga
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matucha 5 hours ago
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Hi, I am in the market for a new mastering EQ and the Bettermaker EQ 232P MKII cought my eye. I own a TK-Lizer, SSL BC,...

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Marogru 11 hours 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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dogoftears 1 day ago
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Can I please get a definitive answer on this? I know this has been discussed before, but if it's not too much trouble I'd like...

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mediatechnology 1 day ago
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I know most of you guys are enjoying gear talk, so here we go. freshflower Though it could be inspiring to share some random...

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JP__ 1 day ago
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i've recently sold everything that i don't use regularly and now i actually have 3he space in my rack and one place free on my...

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housegezeichnet 1 day 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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DAH 1 day 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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prepanic 1 day ago
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Anyone use the MEP-250EX (with modifications for gain range) as their main mastering EQ? I have been on quite the long search...

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dietrich10 2 days 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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sirthought 2 days ago
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Hi, This will open up a lot of discussion and vague gear words such as “character”, “warmth”, “heft” and the such....

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Labs 2 days ago
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Hi, Done lots of projects for this label using the same vinyl plant and always send a wav file for each side along with a PDF...

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Adam Dempsey 2 days ago
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Would love to know your thoughts on these two x-formerless penthouse designs for the ATR-102. These recordings were made with...

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burns46824 3 days ago
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Just stumbled upon this website: {removed} I was impressed by his references {Robbie Williams, Tina Turner, Radiohead... } but...

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ardis 3 days ago
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My current equipment chain: ortofon nightclub e --> Technics 1200 --> Rane 56 --> Apogee Duet --> Macbook...

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biksonije 3 days 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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Trakworx 3 days ago
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Something unusual happened recently - here is my workflow on this particular project I dont want to get into why i had to use...

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Saxnscratch 3 days ago
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I recently adquire a unit of this limiter, but i dont find any manual. Please could you help me with this equipment?

Peter Laster
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Joe_caithness 3 days ago
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good evening slutz i understand that there are more than one ways to "skin" a cat and that every project is...

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Saxnscratch 3 days ago
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I just received an e-mail from MAAT digital claiming to be releasing an upgrade to the Algorithmix PEQ Orange Linear Phase EQ...

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gyraf 3 days ago
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I'm using the SSL mixbus comp for many years on my SSL boards and am looking for an outboard unit for my mastering rig.. I'm...

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frabo 3 days 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 3 days ago
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Who in the mastering business around here, is using the service of a manager ? Is this a USA thing or not? Thank you.

Chris Chapelle
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SmoothTone 4 days ago
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My 1/2" ATR-102 has 2-speed padnets and my 1" has the 4-speed padnets. I'm only using 30/15 IPS, so I'm thinking about...

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burns46824 4 days ago
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Instead of "perfectly flat, uncolored" studio monitors like Adams, Focals, Barefoots, etc., it is more common to see...

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SASMastering 4 days ago
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We just installed a (giant) Equitech 7.5WQ (70 amp output) to replace our smaller Equitech unit. When we turned the 7.5WQ on to...

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burns46824 4 days ago
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So, Who’s using Pulse Techniques EQM-1S3 for mastering ? Please share your thoughts..

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ira_the_mick 4 days ago
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Close to finished mixing my album...self recorded and mixed to a Korg mr2000s. curious about online mastering as I am in the...

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JPeters86 4 days ago
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I'm getting ready to purchase a mastering grade ad converter for clipping my masters (either the burl b2 or the dangerous convert...

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Trakworx 5 days ago
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Hi there Does anybody know how to get "Apple certify" for the MFIT format ? there is information about how to deliver...

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pentagon 5 days ago
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…has the I/O capabilities of a Hilo to interface with my DAW and transfer ADDA, with a reference grade DAC for monitoring but...

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Jim Williams 5 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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bcgood 5 days 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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biksonije 5 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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danthonymusic 6 days ago
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has anyone made any experience with the bettermaker c502v for mastering? how does it sound compared to other vca...

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teebaum 6 days ago
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Hi guys, I would like to purchase my first AA plugins, probably exploiting black friday sale. I just need more stuff for my...

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Piddizero 6 days ago
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I get a lot of PMs and FB messages asking an opinion on this or that. If anyone has a specific mastering or production ? for me...

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busty_audio 6 days ago
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thom wettstein and I have compared a few eq's to each other. next to my eq's knif soma knif eksa gyraf g23-s tube tech...

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shamelesssounds 6 days ago
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I am new to he whole using outboard analog hardware to master workflow,and will be trying it out in a few weeks when my analog...

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Justin P. 6 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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Progmatic-Studios 1 week 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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Saxnscratch 1 week ago
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Howdy gang.. Does anyone have a good link for an article or page that goes into what to aim for when monitoring dynamic...

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biksonije 1 week ago
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When you guys decide to clip your kick bass alittle do you clip the tips off your bass buss or keep the transient popped to clip...

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Hippocratic Mastering 1 week ago


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