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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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silinder 5 days ago
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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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Check out this new EQ. Looks pretty interesting for mastering...

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01010110 14 minutes ago
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Hi Happy New Year to you all bumpkin I need the inserts, the M-S encoding option and I find the Elleptical filter a very nifty...

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01010110 27 minutes ago
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Question for guys who do a lot of tape to digital transfers. Of the many formats of analogue tape, which type seems to show...

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Greg Reierson 51 minutes ago
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Hello colleagues, sorry for my English. My room seems to be more or less well and I work at a rather low volume, 80 db spl more...

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Flash R 1 hour ago
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So - like so many (including what happened for myself a few years ago) - Sterling Sound is getting pushed out of New York City by...

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Jason rocks 2 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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Hendyamps 3 hours ago
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I got off to a rocky start with the Pure2 but I think I may be converted... :lol: First thing I noticed when unpacking the...

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Bichop 11 hours ago
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Lots of gear, especially transformer balanced stuff, sounds different depending on how it interacts with the gear before and...

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lowland 12 hours ago
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Brand new Converter from RME: It seems they tried to build the absolute best...

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Krush411 13 hours 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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Ben F 18 hours ago
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this one had to be started sooner or later :cop: So what is the best speaker cable? I am not talking about XLR's here. But...

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Bushman 20 hours ago
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In iTunes, I created a play-list of my unmastered songs that are all mixed at wide range of levels. I noticed that if you...

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nyaben 21 hours ago
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LATEST UPDATE: December 29 2015 FCS P4S ME added Files here: Mastering Compressor Comparison The compressors include: ADT...

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TheMegaMan 22 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...

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LuXx 23 hours ago
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If you could only use one track for critically evaluating components in your monitoring path, what would it be and why? (note: I...

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kosmokrator 1 day ago
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Internet forums - and YouTube videos - are loaded with advice on how to "carve out" space in a mix for the kick and...

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flextone 1 day ago
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Hi, Actually i do mastering with Plugins Only. I use Brainworx, Waves, Sonnox a lot of different Plugins and everything works...

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Qtwister 1 day 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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Bob Olhsson 1 day 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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cuba1956 2 days ago
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Hello everyone, i'm still a learner about mastering, so i decided to analyze my masters and my reference tracks. I notice one...

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SmoothTone 2 days ago
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jproc 2 days ago
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Hey all - I just need to "vent" to my friends here on Gearslutz. We talk a lot about the loudness wars and it seems...

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alex-p 2 days ago
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Hi, Lotta people commenting about the new loudness formats of online platforms (Spotify, iTunes, youtube etc.) ranging from -14...

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Jerry Tubb 2 days ago
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As the title says, are any mastering engineers on here using the Clarity M? I am interested in freeing up some computer screen...

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Justin P. 2 days ago
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Any input on: Ozone 8 Advanced vs EQuilibrium + Limitless? I currently use Ozone 7 Advanced and I like it. But I've trialed...

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Bob Olhsson 3 days ago
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There must be a burning CD option in the montage section?

Jason rocks
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Jason rocks 3 days ago
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Hello everyone.. I have an issue with the swift EQ,and I hope you guys can help. While working on a project, I noticed the...

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MR WOO 3 days 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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btu2000 3 days ago
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Hi, folks I know of two fellow mastering engineers here who have bought the Neve Portico Master Buss Processor II ( Jerry Tubb...

Alécio Costa
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Emiliano 4 days ago
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Hello, In Nugen Mastercheck Pro, there is an 'offset to match" function that sets the output level to the LUFS target...

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phaz 4 days 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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b0se 4 days ago
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Like when you switch through channels on a old fm radio kind of? that cut in and out of audio? preferable for mac if...

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Bob Olhsson 5 days ago
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Hi Everyone, After reading a bunch of other threads on the STC8, I have a question. Lots of mastering guys seem to have...

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wildplum 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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Slug1 5 days ago
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Hi, Since TC has dropped all future development of their PowerCore platform it's just a matter of time until I can't use my...

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Joe_caithness 6 days ago
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I'm an amateur who records, mixes, and masters in my own home. I usually find the mastering process to be the easiest and most...

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nd33 6 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. 6 days ago
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Fellow GS forum member FabienTDR brought this unit to my attention in another thread but I figured it deserves its own thread as...

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da goose 1 week ago
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This might be better in the geekslutz dept. but I figured us mastering guys would have more experience with a Sontec. I...

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PETERABI 1 week ago
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Im doing my very first paid mastering job, and the client has asked if I can embed the ISRC codes into the tracks. Are there any...

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Justin P. 1 week ago
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Hi GS members, I experience a loss of treble when activating STC comp "In" buttons. I took some pictures with Q-Clone...

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arnoldorodeo 1 week ago
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I know this is basically like asking the large question: "How do I master?" but the old songs on the Guardians of the...

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bcgood 1 week ago
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For me, it's hard to imagine working without RX these days. Yes, in a perfect world the mixes we receive to master would not need...

Justin P.
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Poinzy 1 week ago
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I'm very confused re YouTube and loudness. When I upload voiceover videos at the recommended -13 LUFS, the result is much, much...

Resort Records
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Resort Records 1 week 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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John Moran 1 week 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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Conundra 1 week ago
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Hey guys, i have an extremely old Behringer Autocomp MDX 1000, i do believe it was a licensing deal between them and DBX that...

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PereGrinoz 1 week ago
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Hi lads, you probably know already but just in case someone missed this: Special offer: MAGIX Samplitude Pro X Suite –...

Giuseppe Zaccaria
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densaven 1 week ago
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Hey guys, so I've always wanted to use Big Bass Brian Gardner but never had the project that I could use him on until now. Very...

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MogwaiBoy 1 week ago
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Hi all, I've been wondering. Would you have any tips to get the bass level right when mastering? I mean the lowest lows which...

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Bob Olhsson 1 week ago


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