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Dear friends and colleagues, it's with great sadness that I have to inform you my studio has been burgled, here in Los...

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lowland 2 weeks ago
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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 weeks ago
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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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Good Morning Fellas! Hopefully I am not offending anyone with this question. Our 4th "album" is on completion and...

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DAH 1 hour ago
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Hi folks, I just completed an album mastering which is 24-96. Now the client is asking for "DSD files" for...

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tailspn 2 hours ago
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Just saw this intriguing photo on Facebook. Come on then, Jakob, what's the...

Hippocratic Mastering
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Solic 2 hours ago
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The Drawmer 1961 seems to be panned hard or lauded as imparting amazing colour/vibe. Most of you mastering guys prefer very...

Elvis Gotta Gun
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Greg_KPX 2 hours ago
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Just wondering??? We weren't busy and then we were super busy and now the phone hasn't rung with a phone call from a new...

Thomas W. Bethe
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Conundra 3 hours ago
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Hi all, I'm looking for the name of a mastering engineer who's studio used to be in the Megatrax building in North Hollywood,...

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noah440 3 hours ago
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Can we get a thread for this absolute monster of a processor? Looking to share ideas, settings, findings... So who's using...

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nick b 7 hours ago
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hey there, caused by a discussion with macc, I am doing R&D for a full-function passive mastering EQ, basically building...

peter sikking
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peter sikking 7 hours ago
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What are your music preferences in checking acoustic systems sound quality?

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darkalex 10 hours ago
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this thread spits off from here in the Kite thread. what I am trying to find out here is: 1) use of Pultecs (and clones) in...

peter sikking
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peter sikking 15 hours ago
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Does a hardware K-Meter exist? Just when I thought I was comfortable with LUFS, I keep having this nagging feeling that I used a...

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da goose 21 hours ago
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I'm looking at either the Dangerous ST with the Dangerous A.S.S for DAC duties, OR a Crane Song Avocet as my monitor...

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OTRM 1 day ago
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Hi guys, After testing a big bunch of multiband compressors, I can’t find a direct substitute of the old TC MD3 in my master...

Antonio Escobar
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Nevemachine 1 day 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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jpanderson80 1 day 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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I.R.Baboon 1 day ago
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Can anyone recommend a good/cheap/workhorse/old/whatever signal/tone generator for use for aligning analogue audio signals?

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Stereo Flux 1 day ago
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as you know, preparing MFiT masters could be a bit tricky sometimes. of course, exporting the master with -1dBFS is quite safe,...

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Blackdawg 1 day ago
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Which one? Heard people say Twins lies a bit. Eggs are hi-fi and KH 120 are no brainer for its price but still common...

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dotl 1 day ago
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Hey everyone, Short time lurker, first time poster. I'm relatively new to the world of mastering. Been interning with Matthew...

Phillip Dempster
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James Lehmann 1 day ago
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Files here:!InggRS4K!ztYVoN9G7H46yqF7TBYlOw]Mastering Compressor Comparison The compressors include: ADT...

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myles 1 day ago
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Would you kind souls be willing to share some thoughts on your favorite color EQ's? I'm thinking you know, mainly like...

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Birdlives1955 2 days ago
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Does anyone know of a plugin, preferably VST PC, that would very simply let you display images, so that I could easily save my...

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Philbo King 2 days ago
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Hey experts ;-) I've seen the beta version of the plugin being discussed in here weeks (months?) ago. The final version is out...

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scraggs 3 days ago
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hello, im looking for a unit that can do "aggression" like hendyamps michelangelo. any recommendations? thanks, v

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j.frad 3 days ago
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Hey Guys, I had a question about ITB processing, for engineers who master in the box or hybrid, how do you make sure the...

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Gravity8058 5 days ago
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I'm noticing it all over the place. In wav files, in spotify tracks, and of course a whole other slew of low quality platforms....

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FabienTDR 5 days ago
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for 2-channel music production .. is the SRC any different in Advanced than in Standard? Are there more flexible...

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guitarmax_99 5 days ago
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I've seen people talking about this supposed original 1961/2 recording of the famous "Hey Joe" by Billy Roberts. So...

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Sharp11 6 days ago
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So far I always tried to preserve a high sampling rate as long as possible when doing masters, so SRC is done after limiting...

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Stereo Flux 6 days ago
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Cant wait to find the time to put this up against Equilibrium. Most likely won't switch to it, but I've wanted one for...

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duende 1 week 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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TimPani 1 week ago
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My specific question is how do the streaming services deal with LUFS adjustment for an entire album? It seems most do it by the...

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darkalex 1 week ago
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I'm an amateur mixer with not much money for mastering. Should I try to master it myself, which is a crapshoot if you don't have...

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Adam Dempsey 1 week ago
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. . . . The RED edition is PURE BEAUTY !!!! :-) (SPL email answer: "We're selling it in black. The red one is a special...

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Skamm Goodiez 1 week ago
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I am mixing and mastering a VERY low budget (but sounds great) album that is going for a similar sound to 60's music like Beach...

Timmy S
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cmwolf 1 week 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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TreeOfLifeStudio 1 week ago
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Or is it really doing it when it’s building the preview?

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darkalex 1 week ago
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So, halfway thru 2020 now......... What notable improvements have you made this year to your studio, gear, workflow,...

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miguelmarques 1 week ago
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For those of you who have the Bettermaker Mastering Limiter, two questions if you’re so inclined: - Why is it essential to...

Vocal Mastering
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Vinnie-1 1 week ago
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This looks interesting... Balance Analog Magpha EQ plugin. — Balance Mastering Not sure what constitutes 'true...

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b0se 1 week ago
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This is most likely a stupid question to many of you but I'm having a hard time tracking down a straight answer on it. I think a...

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trackbout 1 week 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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b0se 1 week ago
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Hi, As I cant demo any of them, I have asking you which one will work better as a sec compressor after Foote p3s a me. I...

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Bloodstar57 1 week ago
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Just been pointed to this free plugin that purports to be the same as Bob Katz's K-Stereo. Open Ambience Project...

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greggybud 1 week ago
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Gyraf G23


Thought I would start a thread here in the mastering forum on this EQ. This is a concept that I must admit I am very excited...

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B Elgin 2 weeks ago
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I do all my mastering in Wavelab. In order to output it I have to make a montage. I save all my montages and I just saved my...

Thomas W. Bethe
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Jerry Tubb 2 weeks ago
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PLEASE help me out! I put heart and soul into recording and mixing a project that has "personal" written ALL over...

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ScottTunes 2 weeks ago
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Following some links here and there, looks like a WL10 Pro is near to be released and already pre released to random testers. But...

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snoskit 2 weeks ago
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2 danish companies offer since a few months tilt-eq's with comparable concepts. it would be great to know how different they...

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coso 2 weeks ago
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Hi masters! Another thread about monoing low end. questions: For you, it's the same monoing the side lows than cut them? How...

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miguelmarques 2 weeks ago


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