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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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Kayo 2 weeks ago
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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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Trakworx 8th June 2020
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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 big Mastering Converters shootout now on GS I've uploaded this loopback test to Facebook a few months ago and...

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didier.brest 17 minutes ago
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SSL Fusion


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...

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mardyMcFly 8 hours ago
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as no digital tape emulation really satisfies me and i have little experience with hardware tape emulations, i would like to ask...

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illsoulprod 1 day ago
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Dear Gearslutz, Do you think the Merging Anubis (Pro Version) could be a good contender / alternative to the Lynx Hilo ?...

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protools 1 day ago
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An AE friend of mine recently attended a mastering session with Ted Jensen. The music was Hard Rock. The mastered tracks are...

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Bongo Spank 1 day ago
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Does it worth to pay that much for a ''recreation''?? Or don't we have better (or as good) alternatives at lower price? How...

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Piedpiper 1 day ago
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anyone try this sexy eq ? or compared with knif soma ? look like gml9500

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Saxnscratch 1 day ago
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I've been relatively happy for a few years after calibrating my monitors and headphones. Mixes have translated fairly well, and...

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Bongo Spank 1 day ago
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I've owned the Curvebender EQ for almost 6 months now and It has proved invaluable for the work which I do and a real joy to use....

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augustin187 1 day ago
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Dear all, I've been unlucky, and durign a storm a lighting struck my house, and made a spike pass through my power conditioner...

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Musician 2 days ago
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Brand new Converter from RME: It seems they tried to build the absolute best...

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rameron 2 days ago
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I’m slowly switching from a hybrid mixing rig to a mastering rig. So I’m thinking about selling my protools HDX with 32 I/o...

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Slug1 2 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...

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Bongo Spank 2 days 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 3 days ago
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Hello guys, I seek advice for my mastering rig. I was looking at buying a DAC just to make better mastering decisions. I am...

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artech909 3 days ago
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Hello there, I'm trying to make a choice for my monitoring conversion setup and I'm really torn between the either the...

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Lando Calrissian 3 days ago
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Hi, I'm curious about how to interpret the meters on the MBP when using the limiter. I've noticed that when using the...

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John Moran 3 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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waldie wave 3 days ago
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I've had a similar situation come up a couple times recently, and despite having done quite a few upload experiments to determine...

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Bongo Spank 3 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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Bongo Spank 3 days ago
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I´m looking to get a Tubecore 3U ME for bus duties and mastering 4x4 music. People say tubes are too slow for EDM but it has...

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Zmago Šmon 4 days ago
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How do you convince your clients to listen to their audio files before sending to mastering? This is happening to me too often...

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Justin P. 4 days ago
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Just took Streaky's 3 Step Mastering Tutorial for a laugh. It lasted roughly an hour and he spent maybe 20 minutes on his 3...

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Shak 5 days ago
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Did some of you work with the new Gyraf G21 in a mastering sessions?

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waffleneck 5 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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TS-12 5 days ago
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I'm mixing my first record for vinyl and am looking for a plugin or tool that will review the files and determine obvious vinyl...

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Greg Reierson 5 days ago
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For those of you with L-707/505 speakers not using Lipinski amps, what are you using and why do you like what you've...

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mftorso 5 days ago
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I finally want to replace my trusty old Apogee Rosetta AD (24Bit / 48 khz Version) with something a bit more expensive and have...

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Melgueil 5 days ago
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Hey guys, Did anyone try this EQ? It looks something like Gyraf G23. Here is the link to IGS website....

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delongej26 5 days ago
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I know this question is gonna trigger some people here, so let me preface this by saying i understand that monitoring and room...

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Hippocratic Mastering 6 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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whippoorwill 6 days ago
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. . . . The RED edition is PURE BEAUTY !!!! :-) (SPL email answer: "We're selling it in black. The red one is a special...

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DanTheMan06 1 week ago
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Was wondering if any MEs have tried the Hilbert detector in the new Black Rooster KH compressor. I think the use of the Hilbert...

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John Dyson 1 week ago
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I like the stuff a lot, any more reviews please ? anyone hate it ?

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mirochandler 1 week ago
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Hi Is there any tools for checking left right stereo balance when you print your master ? I mean sometimes your outboard gear...

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Uncovered Pitch 1 week ago
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Hi Maisters! I'm living a nightmare on my mastering room.(and in my beedroom to). When I go out of the box a radical change on...

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OTRM 1 week ago
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Hi Folk! I'm using a cranesong Hedd quantum right now, but I would like to have 8 channels. I'm looking for a...

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speerchucker 1 week ago
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as you know, preparing MFiT masters could be a bit tricky sometimes. of course, exporting the master with -1dBFS is quite safe,...

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Hippocratic Mastering 1 week ago
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Hello, I´m planning to test a Lyra in my setup and as I´m not using USB (RME AES +AIO here) and only need 1 stereo line i/o,...

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Justin P. 1 week ago
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As this changes like the wind I thought I'd ask.. It appears the top runners at the moment are: TDR Limiter 6 DMG Eventide...

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B.Collins 1 week ago
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I've analyzed quite a few pop tracks in the past few months ranging from indie-dance to synthpop to hip hop, and I'm noticing...

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Bongo Spank 1 week ago
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Hey guys, I have an SSL compressor that was built ages ago and could use some mods specific to mastering, such as lowest noise...

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rez 1 week ago
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Hi everyone, TL;DR: Is it possible and what outboard gear do I need to master the track live while playing it (DAWless)? I don't...

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kludgeaudio 1 week ago
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Reflecting with Covid pandemic...I've had quite a few bad experiences sending stuff off to mastering lately. This includes some...

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Trakworx 1 week ago
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Hey im getting a new pair of monitors! I have just been learning about calibrating them to a specific spl for mixing purposes. Im...

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deedeeyeah 1 week ago
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Hey there, did anyone already compare the New Crane Song HEDD Quantum ADDA Vs. Antelope Pure2 ? What did you think ?

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mardyMcFly 2 weeks ago
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So, halfway thru 2020 now......... What notable improvements have you made this year to your studio, gear, workflow,...

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OTRM 2 weeks ago
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Hey there, I'm wondering if anyone has a recommendation for a fantastic headphone amp for the Audeze LCD3, and also how much...

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Jerry Tubb 2 weeks ago
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Anyone tried a New Mac Pro Tower as a DAW yet? I’m thinking of doing a big upgrade this year, probably the rack version which...

Jerry Tubb
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Jerry Tubb 2 weeks ago
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First thoughts ... cute and neat controller 3dB steps on LEDS? annoying Soft clipper- classic sound with gain by hand -...

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polybonk 2 weeks ago


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