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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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SmoothTone 17th October 2019
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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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Recently i saw several examples of studios or known engineers shrinking down their gear list, rooms etc. Some of them are...

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razorboy 39 minutes ago
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I couldn't see a thread about the new TDR Slick EQ M in the mastering forum, so thought I would start one. TDR SlickEQ M -...

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ChrisNunchuck 1 hour ago
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Is it possible to add subtle EQ to a song that has already been mastered, without mucking things up? In this case I want to...

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Justin P. 2 hours ago
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I enjoy the videos from the British mastering engineer Streaky - he is a really down to earth geezer and has a great channel on...

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razorboy 2 hours ago
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Hi all, I posted this earlier to the high-end forum, but didn't get the response i was hoping for, so here goes: I've been...

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Slug1 4 hours ago
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I recently purchased Ozone 9 and am using it to master an album for a client. I was trying to keep myself honest by not only...

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lucey 6 hours ago
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Ok... I know what it's going to sound like and I know it's "easier" to just go digital buuuut I don't wanna. So I...

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dlmorley 13 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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ponzi 15 hours ago
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Hi, I want to upgrade from my Rossetta 200 to a less coloured and more modern AD/DA converter for my mastering loop, the RME...

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Jerry Tubb 23 hours ago
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Hey guys, I may upgrade for those Dangerous Convert 8, but before I would like to know if some of you compared them and if...

E Artsy Moods
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gfunny72 1 day 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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mpr 1 day 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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lucey 1 day ago
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Hey guys what would be the best way to split the Lynx Hilo left/right inputs ? I would like to use them for some recording duties...

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lobsterinn 1 day ago
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I need help understanding which DA converter is higher quality for my final mix print in my summing chain. I have two...

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R3KMUSIC 1 day ago
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Hi, tried a search but came up empty. I have an album that has 2 singers and an acoustic guitar. Very simple. Can anyone...

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bonne 1 day 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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AudioKemestry 1 day 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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atma 2 days ago
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Any thoughts on this unit? There is very little info on any thread........

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Giuseppe Zaccaria 2 days ago
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Used to have sonnox inflator on the powercore platform, but sold the powercore. Are there any real competitors for the...

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Test Switch 2 days 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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lucey 2 days ago
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Do you think that effort can migitate difference between "ITB" and "OTB"? Recently I've been back to trying...

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robert82 3 days ago
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So, I purchased a new Sontec EQ and laptop and I really haven't done anything with them. I'm beginning to think I just wanted the...

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eternalsound 3 days ago
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I am trying to decide between the Dangerous Convert-2 and the Crane Song Solaris. I see lately that the Dangerous Convert-2 is...

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Riccardo 3 days 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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cemski 3 days ago
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I want to split my final mix into 3 separate frequency groups so that I can use some different compressors and eqs to master...

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kodebode 4 days ago
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I'm not a pro. I don't have a very good room and can't build one in this house. But I want something were I can evaluate audio...

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zoom25 4 days ago
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Fellow GS forum member FabienTDR brought this unit to my attention in another thread but I figured it deserves its own thread as...

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Dom & Roland 4 days ago
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Hi there fellas! I would love to know which are your favourite reference masters you tend to use while mastering or maybe some...

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scraggs 4 days 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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mpr 4 days ago
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Hey guys, Did anyone try this EQ? It looks something like Gyraf G23. Here is the link to IGS website....

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Solic 5 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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Mr. Bars 5 days ago
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Is there a tool or technique for this problem: the bass in a mix i've been sent is mostly sub frequencies and not much low-mid,...

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eternalsound 6 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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Tomboman 6 days ago
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Just to be clear, not talking about the original vitalizer, MK2 or Tube Vitalizer, but solely the 9530 Mastering Vitalizer, as it...

Analogue Mastering
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rectape 1 week ago
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I know it mostly depends on the material and how often the limiter is kicking in, but when doing a final brick wall the get the...

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deedeeyeah 1 week ago
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apparently soundBlade is 'no bueno por nada' with Mac OS X High Sierra. thought i'd post this notice for my other ME bros that...

Jerry Tubb
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Jerry Tubb 1 week ago
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Hello, So I am having such a weird issue. When I go to export a Track List or Export List or PQ list it exports it as a unix...

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Jerry Tubb 1 week ago
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I had a hearing test a while back and found out I had some high end loss in my left ear. First thing the audiologist said was,...

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Jerry Tubb 1 week ago
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Hi All, Here's something I've been working on with MeterPlugs recently - it's not 100% a mastering service but this forum...

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ianshepherd 1 week ago
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I understand it might be more advantageous to have different file formats for each streaming/selling platform.. but for the sake...

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rollmottle 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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PhelixK 1 week ago
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How do you handle a hot mix and bring it down to streaming level? I'm fairly new to mastering and was sent a really hot mix that...

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Trakworx 1 week 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 1 week 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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rmaier 1 week ago
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Hello! I’m currently using PSP Vintage Warmer as a “clipper” plugin prior to compressor / limiter on my master chain. ...

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Slug1 1 week ago
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Hello folks, Today is the day I can finally announce the launch of my new company : Audiotales Designs :) The aim of the...

X-Pand Sound Mastering
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AudiotalesDesign 1 week ago
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I have had 15 tracks mastered to send to be pressed to vinyl (ie I'm sending the files so the company can cut the lacquers) How...

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tedmanzie 1 week 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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peter sikking 1 week ago
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So, I dropped a little cash for a new EQ. I'm not a fan of detended knobs myself so it has none. I've read some good things about...

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Pepe Ortega 1 week ago
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Hello to all, given the heterogeneity of the topics I think I can ask this question: what is the best player? I found so...

Rolling Stoned
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kirito 2 weeks ago


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