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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 3 weeks ago
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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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Hi, I was just recently given a TC 6000 Mastering unit by a friend. It is basically new - only used to mix one album. I know...

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KJandKT 15 minutes 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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thermos 1 hour ago
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well any news and price info on this item ..... it would be a nice option next to my console .... would love to go parallel...

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b0se 3 hours 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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Riccardo 4 hours 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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Friedemann 4 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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dinococcus 6 hours ago
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Brand new Converter from RME: It seems they tried to build the absolute best...

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LesC 12 hours ago
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I noticed that track sounds much better without maximizing it on 10 LUFS. Should i leave it on -6 db as is on default?

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Jerry Tubb 16 hours ago
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I am actually having cognitive dissonance about this next post because I want to keep this box a secret weapon but the more...

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Geoff Poulton 23 hours ago
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Hi i'm currently building a new project mastering room and i need to buy some gear. Mainly i'm working on electronic, hip-hop,...

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NekstMusick 1 day 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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Joe_caithness 1 day ago
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twitter 1 day ago
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Hi Fam, I finished my melodic progressive house track, the mixing sounds good to my ears, however, I am always comparing with...

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Silvertone 1 day ago
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Hey everyone! I'm looking for an alternative to Ozone multiband stereo imager. I'm running a version of Mac OS which is too...

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eternalsound 1 day ago
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Typically I leave around 15-20 CD frames silence at the beginning of tracks, unless there is a very quick transition, but I've...

Hippocratic Mastering
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teebaum 1 day ago
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i'm not always very enthusiastic about the concepts of spl, but this device looks really well thought out now and would also...

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DanTheMan06 1 day ago
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I need to 1 mastering sound card with with this parameter : 1. +24 dbu in/out or more ... 2. 24 bit / 96 khz 3. just 2...

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mpr 1 day ago
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Hi, I just bought this software and tried to look up the differences between each modes regarding dithering. I am dithering...

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EBDA1176 1 day 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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ilias 2 days 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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billnineo 2 days ago
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Softube - Weiss DS1-MK3 well now.

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ajscent 3 days ago
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Is someone using it? Why is so quiet about it? 130db of headroom, transparent or transformer input stage..... how is clipp?

Luke Skywalker
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ripripstabstab 3 days ago
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anyone try this sexy eq ? or compared with knif soma ? look like gml9500

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bushwick 4 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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DigitalGrease 4 days ago
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I just did a 3 song mastering session. One of the mixes sounded quite different to the other two. After fiddling with this and...

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deedeeyeah 4 days ago
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Just received a vinyl master ref to approve. I'll typically load any mastered ref into my original mix session and match levels...

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choppie61 4 days ago
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Bit of a broad title but something I've been wondering about for a while. Years ago I was told, as a producer and not a...

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Bob Olhsson 4 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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Conundra 4 days ago
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Hi! Searching for solution for vinyl mastering. I need Elliptical filter to narrow low end. STRICTLY OTB! No...

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Earcatcher 4 days ago
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Hi, I recently received the 44.1K 16b Streaming Master from a world-famous mastering engineer. The master sounds amazing....

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SmoothTone 4 days ago
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Just thought I'd share this bizarre story. I did a mastering for a band last year. The album is pretty long so it's a double...

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GeorgeZ 5 days 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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ardis 6 days 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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fradoca 6 days ago
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Im looking for a main mastering EQ and am deciding between trying one of these two SPL PQ or Maselec MEA-2 Can anyone with...

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Ben F 6 days ago
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Hey guys, My "real" mastering studio will be in the center of the school where I'm teaching production/mix/mastering,...

E Artsy Moods
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E Artsy Moods 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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mpr 1 week 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 1 week ago
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Hey! I have Mytek 8x192 with ADAT-DIO card. I want to use it with RME 9632, where Mytek will be converting ADDA and RME work as...

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Centrala 1 week ago
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Just a heads up to fellow MFiTers! "Hello Mastered for iTunes Provider, Mastered for iTunes has officially been...

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da goose 1 week 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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Adam Dempsey 1 week 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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samwinston123 1 week ago
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In need of a transparant mastering compressor: First place: Knif Vari-MuII Second place: Analogue Tube at-101 Thirth place:...

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bushwick 1 week ago
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I've noticed the LCD-X are quite popular around here so this seemed like the best place to ask. I'm currently using an Apollo...

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Shaggy2039 1 week ago
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Hello everyone, Question - I am looking for a quality stereo widening tool. First - I don't normally go to stereo widening,...

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Eric Stravinsky 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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miguelmarques 1 week 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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Progmatic-Studios 1 week ago
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Replacing my Obsidian for a looptrotter monster. Obsidian was a bit clean wanted a more aggressive color box with...

saga legin
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waldie wave 1 week ago
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Hi guys, So at the moment I'm working with an Antelope Orion 32+ Gen 3. I'm using this to sum into an SPL MixDream and also...

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Skriabin 1 week ago
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I know, here’s another thread about clipping the converters, but I did not find anything regarding the UAD Apollo converters,...

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Teej 1 week ago
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Hello, anyone with experience in long USB cables for the Hilo? I need almost 5 meters. Is it reliable to use long cables?...

Agustin Mongelli
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Agustin Mongelli 1 week ago


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