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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 1 day 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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Kayo 21st July 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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I can't afford to have the mastering engineer do anything else. I already approved the files. This is certainly not a major...

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SmoothTone 4 hours ago
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This looks interesting... Balance Analog Magpha EQ plugin. — Balance Mastering Not sure what constitutes 'true...

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Funkybot 11 hours ago
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Hey everyone, Short time lurker, first time poster. I'm relatively new to the world of mastering. Been interning with Matthew...

Phillip Dempster
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kludgeaudio 14 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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b0se 15 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...

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bmanic 15 hours ago
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Good evening professionals, since yesterday my analog Bedini BASE his not working properly anymore. Now i would like to find...

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casiotone 16 hours ago
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Hi am relatively new to forums so hi everyone.I would like to use WaveLab Pro as my main mastering DAW (from Pro-Tools Ultimate...

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teatone 17 hours ago
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If this has been discussed ad nauseum, I can't find it. So feel free to send me links if you have them. But volume wars and...

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Trakworx 1 day 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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James Lehmann 1 day ago
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Lately, I’ve been getting more and more restoration work. The type of thing I am talking about involves removing distracting...

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Creative 2 days ago
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Hey guys, I am really troubled after practising mastering since over a year, I've reached a stage that I just cannot listen to...

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Surbitone 2 days ago
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How to link Clip selection to FX GUI? Say i have N clips with 1 eq loaded on each and opened GUI. How to bring upfront the...

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OTRM 3 days ago
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Any recommendations for a bluetooth transmitter for the studio? I bought a cheap transmitter on Amazon but it gates at low...

Greg Reierson
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OTRM 3 days ago
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Standard LUFS for platform . Easy way to know about your loudness on platform . ---------------- But When I...

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Trakworx 3 days ago
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Hi ! It’s time for me to find a perfect de-esser plugin for Mastering. Transparent De-essing and de-harshing are my main...

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

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Jean Luc Cougar 4 days ago
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Hi guys, After testing a big bunch of multiband compressors, I can’t find a direct substitute of the old TC MD3 in my master...

Antonio Escobar
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thermos 4 days ago
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Hey Guys, I had a question about ITB processing, for engineers who master in the box or hybrid, how do you make sure the...

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kludgeaudio 4 days ago
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i have a problem between my Tegeler eqp 1 and my IGS Tubecore I am very happy with Tubecore, but now I have a problem, I...

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Bichop 5 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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Bloodstar57 6 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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occam 6 days ago
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Gyraf G23


Thought I would start a thread here in the mastering forum on this EQ. This is a concept that I must admit I am very excited...

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Solic 6 days ago
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As title says. Looking to make a kick more defined, and as if the music sorta wraps/glues around it in harmony, for the...

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bmanic 6 days ago
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I’d like to add a broad strokes, intuitive end of chain EQ that is both euphonic and versatile. Doing lots of filmscore type...

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Zmago Šmon 1 week ago
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Hello All, I need a good mastering limiter to finish my setup. I have been looking at the Dangerous Compressor, which has...

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JDO 1 week 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...

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tedmanzie 1 week ago
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The prices of the mpl and mds went up significantly at Sweetwater and VKA. Can’t remember original prices for mea. I wonder...

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___GLM___ 1 week ago
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Tokyo Dawn Labs new compressor is out now! Tokyo Dawn Labs | Tokyo Dawn Records The paid for "GE Version" really is a...

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RightOnRome 1 week ago
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Softube - Weiss DS1-MK3 well now.

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Rolleum 1 week ago
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Just saw this intriguing photo on Facebook. Come on then, Jakob, what's the...

Hippocratic Mastering
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macc 1 week ago
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Hi When using Wavelab 10, is there a reason why you cannot embed ISRC codes to AAC files? Works fine with WAV and mp3 and...

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Thomas W. Bethe 1 week ago
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Hi all. After a number of searches regarding the best software SRC, I down loaded the demo of Izotope RX. The general...

Ski spiggy
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Alexey Lukin 1 week ago
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Hey there all, I've heard a rumour or two about Dangerous Music putting an insert switcher/router together, that they took...

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Slug1 1 week ago
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Best balanced speaker/power amp around $500? Any mastering quality amps out there in the price range, give or take, that will...

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leadplayer 1 week ago
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Just thought I'd start this thread for people to note down any hardware EQs they come across that have true stereo control: i.e....

Hippocratic Mastering
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mozumbo 1 week 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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JSchlomo 1 week ago
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Haven't seen an update to this recently (since ~2016) and quality seems to be ever-changing for both companies. I've been happily...

7up partridge
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kludgeaudio 1 week ago
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Hi I’m going to start a project remastering tracks from CD - can anyone recommend sample conversion rate and bit depth? I was...

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phillus 1 week ago
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I'll make it short and sweet: Best modern interface ~$500 with mastering quality D/A converters? Shoot!

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NickLeoAudio 1 week ago
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Time to order some tape. Is RTM SM911 the closest to Quantegy 456 specs ? I'm looking for the most recent production date. Who...

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Plush 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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Here's a Suggestion: Why doesn't a plugin developer comeuppance with a Plugin where you can visually see the movement of attack...

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Conundra 1 week ago
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Hi, Could someone point me to a VST/AU OSX plugin in order to visualize hardware EQ settings? I have tried a pink noise...

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biksonije 2 weeks ago
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Yesterday I visited the audiologist department of a major medical institution here in the Seattle area for some custom-molded...

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Russell Dawkins 2 weeks 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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mljung 2 weeks 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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Riccardo 2 weeks ago
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Hi All! I have a client who is in the 40th year of her career, and wanting to put several vintage projects up for digital...

mixboy bob
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Riccardo 2 weeks ago
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unfortunately t.c. has stopped the production of the bmc-2. now I am looking for a small, digital monitor controller - digital in...

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msmucr 2 weeks 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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nosebleedaudio 2 weeks ago


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