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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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2"Dave 7th July 2018
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We have the awesome Klas Lindblad over for our next Q&A!! He has nearly 30 years of producing awesome tunes under his belt,...

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Reptil 28th June 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'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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DGillespie 21 minutes ago
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Hi ! It’s time for me to find a perfect de-esser plugin for Mastering. Transparent De-essing and de-harshing are my main...

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thermos 1 hour ago
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Check out this new EQ. Looks pretty interesting for mastering...

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teebaum 1 hour 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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Bob Olhsson 1 hour ago
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Very few ppl talk about this but at the back of the Ibis there're 2 connectors these allow to insert any device in one of the...

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livingstone 2 hours 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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sam guaiana 2 hours ago
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I was working yesterday, pressed a button (I think the flip between 1-2) and the whole dangerous got unresponsive. Audio was...

Swift Mastering
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Lagerfeldt 6 hours ago
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Hello guys, Ive looking for new speakers for mastering, we have now new dsp monitors like Kii Audio and Dutch Dutch 8c but...

Luke Skywalker
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DownSideUp 7 hours ago
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Hi Sorry i'm new to mastering. Currently i master my tracks using ozone 8 (previously ozone 5). I mix and master all ITB, no...

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thermos 14 hours ago
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I was wondering if you guys could give me a short list of the most common outboard gear, monitors, and software used in...

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Bob Olhsson 17 hours ago
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First off all Best Wishes for 2007 for everyone ... Well, should be arriving soon in the shops diddlydoo ... anyone did use...

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Emiliano 17 hours ago
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Okay, so what's the big difference between using a plug like Waves V-Comp as a limiter vs using a pure software plugin like the...

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nikoli 19 hours ago
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More info here Ultimate Outsider - Software Downloads It is called the Ultimate Plugin Tool and can find all the plugins on your...

Thomas W. Bethe
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Thomas W. Bethe 21 hours ago
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Does anyone here use a vacuum tube amplifier to drive their monitors in their mastering studio? I was almost decided on a solid...

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DBarbarulo 1 day 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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Joe_caithness 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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cathode 1 day ago
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To get a single multi-band mastering compressor? What to get (hardware/software)? I'd prefer to go the hardware route to get the...

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phaz 1 day ago
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Hello everyone. A colleague sells a Studer A80 Pre-Listening. Is it possible to change the head block by normal? Worth? Would...

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Greg Reierson 2 days ago
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Hi guys, I'm looking to upgrade from my Prism Lyra AD side. So I'd like to know how compares Dangerous AD+ vs the Crane song...

E Artsy Moods
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Slug1 2 days ago
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I really don't want to reawaken the tired old arguments about high res vs low res audio. But to satisfy my own curiosity and...

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shosty 2 days ago
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So right after Christmas, Chris (who lives 5 minutes from me) calls and says he has a new optical bus comp he wants me to listen...

Bob Boyd
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teebaum 2 days 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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esencia 3 days ago
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Wilburguy 3 days ago
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Hello, i'm start doing Mastering service not much time ago, so i'm not a super pro but it fascinated me so much in the end and...

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scraggs 3 days ago
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Show your Mastering set up 2012jkthtyrt

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Virtalahde 3 days ago
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When I learned about this unit I thought this forum would pick it up fast! Doesnt seem to have happened yet dispite it's being...

Magnus Lindberg
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Switchcraft 4 days ago
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Ok, we've had the STC-8 tips n tricks thread, which I found pretty interesting, especially for such a "deep" box. So...

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priyaskd 5 days ago
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Sonnox announced that starting tomorrow all plugs are 50% off. So I demoed the upgraded G5 Brick Wall Limiter. I compared it to...

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eternalsound 5 days ago
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Ay folks. I sat in on a mastering session with a guy who said that there are some benefits: 1) It makes the band sound more...

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scraggs 5 days ago
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I have a question for mastering engineers I just got my tracks back from the mastering engineer and listened to the mastered cd....

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scraggs 5 days ago
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Hi,i want to buy new analog comp for mastering,which is better for mastering?is there any comparison? 1-shadow Hill 2-manley...

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eternalsound 5 days ago
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There have been so many changes in "mastering" over the past 10 years I am wondering what you see mastering becoming in...

Thomas W. Bethe
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eternalsound 5 days ago
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I'm not really looking for suggestions on other models, but right now I think I am between two monitoring systems: The ATC SCM20...

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Audiosexual 6 days ago
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So im a little confused on how to gain stage with outboard gear on the 2bus. so the converter wants to have +4dbu on the in and...

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Jerry Tubb 6 days 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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Justin P. 6 days ago
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I know at least a handful of guys out there are using reaper for mastering, and i'd love some insight into how you operate. I...

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Sjeff 6 days ago
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mastering in Pro tools with Lyra 2 and want to use an outboard EQ on the track. This is how I'm doing it- anyone have another...

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miomusic 6 days ago
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Hi The title says all. I produce and mixing my own music. I do Pop, Dance, Rnb, Rock.. etc My hardware mixbus mastering...

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Tom Meyer 6 days ago
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OMG, I just noticed that everybody is hitting between -5 and -4 LUFS. I was shocked. HOT HOT HOT.

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macc 6 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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macc 6 days ago
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Something new from FCS Based on the P4DMS but made into a ganged stereo mastering unit utilizing a new main board layout. >...

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RogerFoote 6 days ago
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This is obviously a trend for newer mixers in the DIY era. It's a bad idea for the artist, the mixer or the producer. Here's...

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lucey 6 days ago
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Softube - Weiss DS1-MK3 well now.

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4fmb 1 week ago
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With higher-end ADC's, does a PCI/PCIe sound card always perform better when synced via wordclock to the converter's clock? Do...

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dinococcus 1 week ago
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Hey guys, I'm a mastering engineer and producer who works mainly in the box with Logic X. My current setup is a simple one...

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Slug1 1 week ago
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Hello, I was reading this old interview with Ted Jensen: Masters of the Art of Mastering Part 1 | Analog Planet It is said...

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gilmanoel 1 week 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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mixerguy 1 week ago
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Hi everyone. The introduction is that over the years I became more sensitive to high frequencies. I found myself turning down...

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cooker 1 week ago
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Dear Fellows, I'm thinking on purchasing a new equaliser. I know this is a very personal thing...and kinda hilarious but,...

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Ben F 1 week ago
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Best DAC?


Whats everones fave DAC for mastering?

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adamj31 1 week ago


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