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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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KJAMM 1 week 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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GRiFF 2 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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The Role of Clipping in Audio Mastering - YouTube Watching that video makes me wondered about what is the real difference...

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FabienTDR 4 hours ago
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Hi, I am looking for suggestions for software EQ that is incredibly transparent. I have worked with a Sontec Hardware EQ and...

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bleep 4 hours ago
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Hi guys, I am currently checking what you guys are using as your second pair of monitors. I know many are using...

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lowland 7 hours ago
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Anyone use the MEP-250EX (with modifications for gain range) as their main mastering EQ? I have been on quite the long search...

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rjb5191 7 hours ago
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Can some please explain the unique situation when the converter can still be clipped due to the square shaping of the digital bit...

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Trakworx 13 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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nyandres 13 hours ago
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From Terry Manning at PRW I don't yet know the full extent of things, but apparently ALL of Capitol Mastering employees were let...

Thomas W. Bethe
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deedeeyeah 16 hours ago
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hi guys, i'm using reaper since some months for all my masters since i really like the workflow. since most album masters...

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Surbitone 1 day ago
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Hi. I think I'm finally done with Soundblade HD. Been a user for years and it's just too flaky to use. So many little things...

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Surbitone 1 day ago
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Hello, Who is using worldclock with crookwood converters ? I have serious sync problems beyond 48Khz if i activated more...

Cassar Audio Lab
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Cassar Audio Lab 1 day ago
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I'm looking for some input on the best way to handle this scenario. I am mastering a compilation, and I just received the mixes....

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Stereo Flux 2 days ago
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which eq?? Gyraf XIV or SPL an main EQ ?? Hardware only...

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hool15 2 days ago
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I just started uploading my music to Spotify and noticed some strange stuff. I make rap music and push the hell out of my...

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kirito 2 days ago
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Hello everyone, How MID/SIDE encodes or decodes is widely covered. If the MID is the SUM of L and R, anything that is hard...

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Greg Reierson 2 days ago
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Hi all, I master a lot of soundtrack and classical type music which is sometimes insanely dynamic, for example I've recently...

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Riccardo 2 days ago
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I'm looking for a mastering dedicated DAW for Windows. Has anybody here used all 3 of these? What are some things you like about...

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Quantumphysics 3 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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Jesse Skeens 3 days 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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jontornblom 3 days ago
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I've been waiting for such a plugin to exist.. I'm demoing it and it really does exactly what it should. a very powerful tool...

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ardis 3 days ago
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Cant wait to find the time to put this up against Equilibrium. Most likely won't switch to it, but I've wanted one for...

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OTRM 4 days ago
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Aah the good old monitor controller dilemma. The feature set of both Crookwood (C1-4AX) and Imperium (2u) is quite different, so...

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bassie12 4 days ago
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Anyone tried this? Really impressive. Not a full digital mastering EQ by any stretch, lacks a few vital tools...

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crystalmsc 4 days ago
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I am listening to the new McCartney III on Spotify. No Loudness compensation active. I am hearing the limiter (not Spotify)...

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bgrotto 5 days ago
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I just notice something about the MM1. They say the following information about the plug in. The same algorithm is also...

Jason rocks
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userb420 5 days ago
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With the rise of home studios and project studios it seems to be happening more and more that clients decide to revise a mix...

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Trakworx 5 days ago
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has anyone had a chance to audition the new dirac plugin solution yet? i imagine someone with a first-hand experience with a...

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JGM 5 days ago
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We all know about the loudness war, the opportunity to create more dynamic mixes. Today I've analyzed the opening track of the...

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Batpro 5 days ago
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For Mastering Purposes: I have a limited budget (6-8k) to get myself a nice Analog EQ and compressor used EQ: I'm thinking...

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X-Pand Sound Mastering 5 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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bigbaby987 6 days ago
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Hello and -help!- to all TC M6000 Users! --EDIT: detailed descrition in #8 below Since yesterday i can not load old scenes...

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guitar012001 6 days ago
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Anybody heard of this? I've been providing a mostly spoken word radio show for a local church for several years now, and have...

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seanmccoy 6 days ago
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Hi, As I cant demo any of them, I have asking you which one will work better as a sec compressor after Foote p3s a me. I...

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ashmundo 6 days ago
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I did't see this exact topic discussed so if i missed it, please direct me. I have several finished masters at 24/96 which I...

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DAH 1 week ago
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I've read through all the sites, and there are so many great options out there. Here is my situation. I currently have: -Focal...

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Trakworx 1 week ago
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Hey fellow Mastering Engineer, here's something new for you :) 1951 Mastering...

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AudiotalesDesign 1 week ago
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Ive decided to make my own console using some of Wayne Kirkwood's modules. With exception of the MS and Elliptical circuits...

Robb Robinson
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Greg Reierson 1 week ago
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hey there, caused by a discussion with macc, I am doing R&D for a full-function passive mastering EQ, basically building...

peter sikking
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gyraf 1 week ago
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Thoughts on Acoustica Audio Titanium ( or other Acqua) for Mastering compression. Tried this last night and very impressed,...

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DSPplug 1 week ago
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Wow. Randomly was checking the Bettermaker site and what do I see? A mastering EQ with a totally new interface a la the...

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hool15 1 week ago
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hi because there is Flux Epure 3 on sale, and my old demo license is expired i already have bx_digital v3, tdr nova, tdr...

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Mindtree 1 week ago
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SPL PQ - new 2016 Mastering EQ PQ is a fully parametric, dual-channel five-band equalizer. The PQ Mastering Equalizer – Model...

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Slug1 1 week ago
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I read elsewhere that when re-releasing a single on an album, the same ISRC, audio file, and metadata should be used. Makes...

Resort Records
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Riccardo 1 week ago
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Well this should be quite interesting :heh: Instagram

X-Pand Sound Mastering
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Artcutech 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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Slug1 1 week ago
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thom wettstein and I have compared a few eq's to each other. next to my eq's knif soma knif eksa gyraf g23-s tube tech...

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X-Pand Sound Mastering 1 week ago
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Our older DAC has become problematic. I would like to get a new or used DAC for under $500. It should have an AES XLR digital...

Thomas W. Bethe
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TEEspresso 1 week ago
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Brand new Converter from RME: It seems they tried to build the absolute best...

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LiveMusicNY 1 week ago
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Are there any mastering guys out there that have tried the Sonic Farm Berliner? The Berliner is arriving in a day or two and I...

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DukeMonk 1 week ago
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So far I always tried to preserve a high sampling rate as long as possible when doing masters, so SRC is done after limiting...

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Robb Robinson 1 week ago
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I'm not a mastering engineer, but i'm not a newbie either. I master in the box, and have a general sense of what to do. But i...

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cooker 1 week ago


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