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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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tofermusic 2 days ago
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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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vsthalion 4 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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Hi I am interested in know the difference between these great equalizers, maybe there isn`t anybody that test both, but I would...

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Mootiv 46 minutes ago
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Commercial mixes just have that zing. That tightness. That wholeness, the oneness. Its like everything is exactly where it should...

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Adam Dempsey 4 hours ago
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Hi guys, I was listening to some tracks and looking at goniometer readings. Many of my favourite recordings are very wide, but...

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scraggs 4 hours ago
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Silly question but I couldn't find it anywhere. Is an analog limiter or clipper true peak as it's created in the analog...

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12ax7 6 hours 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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Eric Stravinsky 6 hours ago
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In the past normally after I did a Cubase mixdown of a project I would use the wave stats plug-in in Audacity to measure the...

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msmucr 9 hours ago
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Hello everyone. I have a quick question about using dither. I just completed transferring a vinyl album I performed on in...

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S_mask 9 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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MogwaiBoy 12 hours 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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Razik 20 hours ago
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Just took Streaky's 3 Step Mastering Tutorial for a laugh. It lasted roughly an hour and he spent maybe 20 minutes on his 3...

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ajscent 20 hours ago
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Hey guys Whats the best frequenzy analyzer out there for mastering and mixing? what do you guys use and why? I´m looking for...

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biksonije 1 day ago
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Hey engineers - been listening to Knxwledge a lot lately, and really dig the sonics on his new album...

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dewaldian 1 day ago
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Hello all, I just uploaded this track to Audius platform and a bunch of weird artifacts appeared. They are mainly next to the...

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Philbo King 1 day 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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TonStrom 1 day 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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Artcutech 1 day ago
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Fellow Gearslutz Members, Greetings of the day ! Can anyone guide me on how Brian Big Bass Gardner, ex engineer at Bernie...

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erickgc182 1 day ago
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So due to Covid-19 I'm going to be spending some time mixing / mastering some music on headphones (AudioTechnica M50X) and have...

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ajscent 2 days ago
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Hi - I've just received two mastered DDPs for a double album I've made. I've worked with this mastering engineer twice before and...

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Grumblepig 2 days ago
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Hello, I've recently had a couple bands ask for hidden tracks after not having the request in many years. I'm now using DSP...

Chris Hesse
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Chris Hesse 2 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 2 days ago
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Softube - Weiss DS1-MK3 well now.

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Jesse Skeens 2 days ago
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Hi all I just watched a video from streaky where he talks about preferring to add eq when mastering- Im no pro mastering...

The Sonic Lodge
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Hippocratic Mastering 3 days ago
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Hey fellas. In my hobby time tonight I have to do a quick master and I'd like any feedback on techniques for sweetening the...

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Jerry Tubb 3 days ago
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Has anyone found use for one of these equalizers on the mix? Someone is selling a 4001 series and a 4300 series locally. I know...

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Jerry Tubb 3 days ago
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How are you MEs faring in this economic environment? I'm here in San Francisco where we've been on "shelter in place"...

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Jerry Tubb 3 days ago
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the api 5500 is a great EQ to have in the rack, but unfortunately he has a hum issue which comes from the magnetic field of the...

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audiomaster 5 days ago
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Hey everybody ! I'm considering adding a (hardware!) unit to my hybrid mastering toolbox for colouring / saturation / fattening...

Uli Auer
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Uli Auer 5 days 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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Mannymac 6 days 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 1 week 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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engmix 1 week ago
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just got a BlackBox HG2 . I put it on a my master before the limiter . Here are the files with/without the BBox...

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scraggs 1 week ago
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Quick question Does the "width knob" on Abbey Road's mastering consoles work as an M-S control (decreasing the knob...

matt thomas
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Mr. Tom 1 week ago
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I saw an add for Meter Plugs Loudness Penalty, I've seen a handful of products like this but never used any. What's attractive to...

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RJHollins 1 week ago
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I've been asked by a student about to submit his PhD what format his supporting audio CD's (he's an instrumental/composition...

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ccg 1 week ago
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I am not experienced with side-chan and as I ordered a Portico II I would like to get some comments and tips to ease the learning...

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John Moran 1 week ago
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who is using the Dangerous AD+ here? couldn't find much user experience here on gearslutz, especially in the mastering...

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valeot 1 week ago
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Anyone know an easy way to do this? I have a client who is using a pressing plant that will only accept these formats for short...

Hippocratic Mastering
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Greg Reierson 1 week ago
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Trying to sound loudest in a normalized playlist. Is that becoming the next loudness war? Even though streaming loudness...

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12ax7 1 week ago
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Another great video from Dan Worrall proving that bigger is not always better.

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S_mask 1 week ago
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And here we are... Can't seem to find modern furniture for mastering rooms Stuff that look like the pic attached I only find...

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TanTan 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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Simon Morrison 1 week ago
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Hi, I was listening to Zedd's album, and the mastering is amazing on it. Any idea how to achieve that kind of vibe? Many...

Chris Lago
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Eric Stravinsky 2 weeks ago
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Who started the loudness war? What started the loudness war? When did it start? How did it start? Why did it start?

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deedeeyeah 2 weeks 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 weeks ago
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Hi i am not sure this is the right forum. Apologies if not. I am looking at ways at getting clients their mix and masters from...

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scraggs 2 weeks ago
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Hi, Im wondering if anyone here uses parallel eq? More so, Im wondering if anyone makes their own parallel eq set ups in a DAW...

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X-Pand Sound Mastering 2 weeks ago
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on youtube i saw on the channel produce like a pro with warren huart and warren sokol mastering engineer a interesting...

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S_mask 2 weeks 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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macc 2 weeks ago
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Youtube standard is -13 LUFS w/ -1dB TP Itunes -16 LUFS w/-0.1dB TP ________________________ I analyze on...

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psycho_monkey 2 weeks ago
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Hi all, I have been given mastered WAVs of a bands album and I have been asked to add some atmospheric noise into the last 10...

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triangletrev 2 weeks ago


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