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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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lucey 24th January 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'd be really interested to hear from some ME's on what they think are the best produced heavy rock and metal tracks. Stuff maybe...

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Hermetech Mastering 8 minutes ago
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I am looking to replace my mains, looking for something actually full range, so I can drop the sub. Originally I was planning for...

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audiomaster 1 hour ago
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Hi Guys I should state i am not a mastering engineer , but i am trying to understand the process better and in mastering my own...

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Adam Dempsey 6 hours 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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Jeremiah Sheets 11 hours ago
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Iv just purchased a new PMC MB2s XBD for my masteringroom. I have to change my amp and like to check out hypex. Pmc recommend me...

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Wallau1 12 hours ago
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I can really only afford 1 Mastering EQ after blowing the bank on my Neve Portico II Master Buss Processor. I can buy the BG3...

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mftorso 13 hours ago
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Currently in my setup, I am looking to upgrade my monitors. I do the production, mixing, and "mastering" (my chains and...

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Solic 14 hours ago
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I'm in the market for a Vari Mu. I'm interested to know if anyone has had the opportunity to demo this unit and A/B it against...

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warlordpriest 16 hours ago
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Hi, I have Neve 8816, which has an easy M/S option. Just press a button and the insert becomes M/S. Now, if I have all my gear...

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Jeremiah Sheets 17 hours ago
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I had to show it here as well. OK, it's done and it sounds GREAT and is deadquiet. It's done with stepped swithes, all done...

da goose
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Labs 18 hours ago
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looks like an interesting and inexpensive mastering-eq! Has anyone heard it...

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teebaum 21 hours ago
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... on Gearsluts and other forums. What is your opinion on this method?

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Jules 23 hours ago
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Hi all, I know what expansion does, but I wonder how one discerns when it is "called for", so to speak, in a master...

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citrusburst 1 day ago
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Ozone 8


Hasn't been mentioned here, because the upgrade policy etc are just a bloodbath. But really good processing. Spectral shaper...

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MogwaiBoy 1 day ago
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So i always have the dilemma on how loud a master should be. In the modern day, where most stuff will land on youtube or spotify...

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DAH 1 day ago
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I got reminded about my single anecdote with high level mastering today - Metropolis mastering, specifically done by Streaky and...

The Listener
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tengu 1 day ago
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Hi folks! thats my first topic, can you believe it?? I know these two converters are not "top notch" ultra high...

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Slug1 1 day 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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loji 1 day ago
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I've just been turning masters down a bit to avoid ISP's and downstream overs from conversions. I generally do -0.5db, but I've...

Ain't Nobody
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Ain't Nobody 1 day ago
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Some months ago I got a phone call from a guy in the US encouraging me to try a new type of audio processing called FiDef....

Chris Bauer
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Friedemann T 1 day ago
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Hi dear slutz Can anyone please identify these little Tannoy speakers in Mike Bozzi's room? Mike Bozzi on Instagram:...

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bari_floydian 2 days ago
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I was checking out some Greg Calbi interviews and videos recently and was a bit astonished by his description of cables. He talks...

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RJHollins 2 days 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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Macaroni 2 days ago
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I loved editing in Sonic and it just sounded better for some voodoo / BS reason crashed like a stock car -...

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Riccardo 2 days ago
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I posted a thread over in hi end about a pair of speakers that came in for evaluation three weeks ago that I ended up...

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macc 3 days ago
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This looks interesting... Balance Analog Magpha EQ plugin. — Balance Mastering Not sure what constitutes 'true...

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lexr 3 days ago
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Hello, I have been working with LUFS level output for about a year, and use a sort of back and forth technique of brick wall...

mister sunshine
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mister sunshine 3 days ago
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Hey guys, on the HEDD, if the Sample Rate dial is set to WC, is the unit distributing word clock or receiving it? My word...

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Saxnscratch 3 days ago
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Would love perspectives on anyone who has tried the Trinity, with or without the 10m, vs the Grimm cc1. Looking for a new clock...

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Earcatcher 3 days ago
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I was on version 8.0 previously, and was not crazy about it. So I have stuck with Samplitude for mastering. I recently upgraded...

Glenn Bucci
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Justin P. 3 days ago
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Hi Guys. I have asked HCL for a quote on a Varis, and in the reply bakc they say that it will be shipped from their factory in...

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copiapoa 3 days ago
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I've heard the first digital MULTI-TRACK recorders came out in the early 1990s. However, I see the "DDD" SPARS code...

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MoltenVoltage 4 days ago
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I would assume at the mastering stage open back headphones are the best choice since they provide more open sound. Which do you...

Glenn Bucci
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OMU 4 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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jazbina 4 days ago
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Miad EQ


Has anyone else tried these in their room yet. I have a pair on demo that I can't let go. Amazing boxes. They have the bottom...

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nomatic 4 days ago
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I have some old tape synth recordings from 1978 and 1980’s that I need to remove broadband noise and get that “album sound”...

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Dave Polich 4 days ago
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Hi fellow slutz and greetings here from Denmark I am planning to do a future release on old floppy disks and I want to release...

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F. Davis 4 days ago
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I have. Its really good. I'm amazed I have seen no talk of it anywhere on this board. Got it today and quickly patched it in...

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engmix 4 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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01010110 5 days ago
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hi all, just picked up a racked pair of dorrough 40-A2s for 50$ at guitar center. :) how are these typically used in...

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buschfsu 5 days ago
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Maybe it's time to give this Troubled Ex-Girlfriend one more whirl.

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Jerry Tubb 5 days ago
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Brand new Converter from RME: It seems they tried to build the absolute best...

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Oskari J. 6 days ago
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Hello everybody, I searched on Gearslutz and even there are many sampling threads, I couldn't find any answer to this...

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scraggs 1 week ago
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Thinking of demoing this for mastering purposes. Anyone have experience to share? Does it work well on full mixes or better...

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MarsBot 1 week 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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robertgeorge 1 week ago
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Softube - Weiss DS1-MK3 well now.

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Ardis 1 week ago
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Hello. I'm an academic at Macquarie University. My colleagues and I are currently conducting a research project on mastering -...

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deedeeyeah 1 week ago
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Hi all, I'd like to do some mixing at a reference listening level. I know I have to buy a sound meter ... but what I don't...

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uplift123 1 week 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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db9d9 1 week ago
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hey im in need of a new interface and only 2 channels of mastering converters. Rather than buying a separate interface and...

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ericmixer 1 week ago


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