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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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BT Mastering 6th October 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...

Whitecat
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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...

Riccardo
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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...

Riccardo
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Riccardo 11th October 2007
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Recently I saw few shops selling high quality USB cables for audio interfaces. So i'm wondering if it impact the sound quality...

kirito
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MediaGary 21 minutes 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...

Barncore
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fadein 33 minutes ago
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My recent publication in in the Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, titled "An Investigation of Motional Feedback...

magneticfidelity
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magneticfidelity 1 hour ago
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Is anybody using the Gracenote Content Partner app? I currently don't have the time/resources to enter every project I master to...

Justin P.
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Saxnscratch 1 hour ago
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I'm thinking of getting one of these. I know BAX is very respected EQ but TK-lizer is cheaper. TK-audio products are top...

gramophonedzie
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Bushman 4 hours ago
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I having trouble finding the right balance for this song I mixed. I feel like it needs to be more brighter, but when I do it...

Jvonfranco
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Apostolos Siopis 8 hours 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...

DarkWoods
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b0se 9 hours ago
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Just noticed that it was presented on AES, the new functions and recall options make it ideal for mastering. Does anyone has...

gregor z
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TanTan 10 hours ago
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Not sure if this is the best place for this question. On track #2 , #4 and #7 of the Boston album on the first version CD and...

esldude
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esldude 13 hours ago
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In market for Transparent compressor before my Manley Variable Mu. Both compressors are considered to be Transparent. So whats...

amit monga
replies: 16 views: 1,097
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Paul_G 19 hours ago
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I have numerous outboard and ITB EQ's for mixing and would like to purchase a single EQ plugin for mastering purposes. I plan to...

nuemes
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kirito 19 hours ago
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Hello, I have a few questions regarding loudness normalization, plugin use and metering when producing Classical content for...

That_Violin_Guy
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Ben F 20 hours ago
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Hello, I guess my questions can be best answered in the mastering section - please feel free to move it elsewhere. I record...

Noise Commander
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DAH 1 day 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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b0se 1 day ago
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Did you guys see the Ncore modules are shipping on the 12th of June? Looking forward to building mine. Has anyone heard...

Mr Phil
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SASMastering 1 day 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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JP__ 1 day ago
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I am currently looking for the best 16 bit A/D converter that does straight conversion with no dithering involved(albeit a...

thethrillfactor
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kosmokrator 1 day 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...

tedmanzie
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danthonymusic 2 days ago
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Looking for some plugin advice please. I've been mastering totally in the box for a few years now, quite happily I might...

CodFreefall
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scraggs 2 days ago
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Hi all - Now that we've had a few years of streaming services normalizing volumes, and many more years of loudness war...

Seedhay
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Bart Nettle 2 days 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,...

Jvonfranco
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geeorge 2 days ago
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Hi friends, I have a question seeking your wisdom ;-) How do you setup your mastering chain to most easily switch between...

chrisl
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Saxnscratch 3 days ago
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I have a theory about clipping a\d converters that I need the experts here to make sense of. I did a test in protools while I'm...

O-dawg
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Jvonfranco 3 days ago
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Hello, I’m gonna try to make this short and to the point. I’ve been tracking and mixing my own music since 2005ish OTB...

Brian M. Boykin
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SmoothTone 3 days ago
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As we're entering a new year I thought it might be fun and informative for users of this board to detail any attempts they're...

Hippocratic Mastering
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aleatoric 3 days 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...

mozumbo
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method1 3 days ago
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Lets talk your anti-harshness techniques of choice. ITB, OTB? Shelf vs bell? First in the chain, middle, last before...

Boxtone
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kirito 3 days ago
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SSL Fusion

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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...

bcgood
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iLex 4 days ago
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Iv tried it in the High End forum with no luck. Are There any Vintage EQs from the 70s and 80s except ITI/Sontec you can use...

Michael_
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Bart Nettle 4 days ago
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Hi, I do not need a Multiband Compressor very often, and i also know modern units like the Tube Tech SMC2BM. I was just...

Michael_
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Michael_ 4 days ago
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Most threads are about what gear people have bought. Havnt read much about peoples own designs/builds except for some...

5.333V
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Greg Reierson 5 days ago
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MFIT sucks

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I just finish some masters for a client which should be published in different online distribution services. Now his label ask...

JP__
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Em2016 5 days ago
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Hello there, Just wondering if anyone out there who has mastered for vinyl has used the Massive Passive's LPFs for that...

Iron Octopus
replies: 28 views: 1,221
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SonicLegacy 5 days ago
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Talking about analog hardware - I'm interested in the differences between fattening low end using EQ vs using transformer...

Trakworx
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Trakworx 6 days ago
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Hi all, We are preparing to launch our first offering in the new Mastering Suite Editions units, the 1ru Stereo Germanium...

RogerFoote
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TonyS 6 days ago
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Hi all, wasn't sure to post this in here or in the "Music Computers" forum... TL;DR: I am looking for a mastering DAW...

z11111
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Apostolos Siopis 6 days ago
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Looking for a compressor to pair with (like a yin and yang) my lovely VSC-2. I have had both Foote Compressors (lovely boxes but...

Boxtone
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eternalsound 6 days ago
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I need a break as I've moved onto other things for a while.

eternalsound
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eternalsound 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...

TheMegaMan
replies: 26 views: 3,727
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Paul Vnuk Jr. 6 days ago
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So this new Lavry Gold Quintessence DA has been out for a couple of years now. It's replaced the now discontinued DA924 & yet...

MattGray
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Marko.G 1 week ago
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I just received an e-mail from MAAT digital claiming to be releasing an upgrade to the Algorithmix PEQ Orange Linear Phase EQ...

Benj
replies: 72 views: 6,077
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TimPani 1 week ago
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Hi guys! Happy new year to all! I'm about to pull the trigger on a grace M905 monitor controller for my home studio. Do...

Fantomaz
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Hermetech Mastering 1 week ago
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There's a lot of confusion about what sample rate to use for YouTube. YouTube's own guidelines for music videos Bit depth: 24...

Lagerfeldt
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Danielbest1 1 week ago
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Hi I am testing different Spectrum analyzers, SPAN, Izotope Insight1/2, the Ones in Fabfilter ProQ, the one in AirEQ...

zak7
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AreYouHuman 1 week ago
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Gapless playback for an album… In general but also in consideration of Spotify. I know it's possible but is there anything...

Dr.Bulbus
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escape set 1 week 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...

obetech
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SonicLegacy 1 week ago
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Since this equalizer has been discussed a bit more than usual recently & it seems quite a few mastering people are using it,...

CharlesCola
replies: 30 views: 9,116
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nOiz 1 week ago
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What are your go-to combinations of clipping and limiting plugins? How do you use them? When do you use them? What is the...

theMuzzl3
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Slug1 1 week ago
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Any body using Ampex ATR 102 for Mastering?

hubercraft
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burns46824 1 week ago
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Would you guys recommend me a master bus compressor to combine with what i have? Namely I have a Pultec EQ, followed by an...

blueNan
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Boxtone 1 week ago

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