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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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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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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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melopie 4 hours 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 5 hours 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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Nonlinear 5 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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thermos 6 hours 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 7 hours 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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darkalex 8 hours 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 8 hours 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___ 14 hours 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 23 hours ago
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Softube - Weiss DS1-MK3 well now.

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Rolleum 23 hours 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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Ari88 23 hours 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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Lando Calrissian 1 day 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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macc 1 day 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 day 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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thehightenor 1 day 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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toofanstudio 1 day 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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darkalex 1 day 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 4 days 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 4 days 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 4 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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scraggs 4 days 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 5 days 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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seanmccoy 5 days 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 5 days 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 6 days 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 6 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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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5.333V 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week ago
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Miad EQ


Has anyone else tried these in their room yet. I have a pair on demo that I can't let go. Amazing boxes. They have the bottom...

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jurek zagorski 1 week 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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Stereo Flux 1 week ago
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Hi folks, Anyone got or used a HCL Thermos? From what I gather it's a 4 band parametric mastering EQ based on the Barry Porter...

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copiapoa 1 week ago
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Hi Guys, So I'm in deep debate whether a hardware limiter is warranted or not. Here are a couple of conundrums I have reached....

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rypalm 1 week ago
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Not sure if anyone is familiar with the quality of the converters on this Clarette interface. But I was considering getting the...

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gearstudent 1 week ago
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Which is the best dither which allows for a transparent bit depth reduction from 24bit to 16bit? I've used the iZotope MBIT+...

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Mindtree 1 week ago
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In both my day job (ads) and doing both record mixing and FOH, seems to me that guys like things brighter. Or, more accurately,...

Brent Hahn
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Brent Hahn 1 week ago
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Maybe some of you share my experience, whether you mix and master your own tracks or work for someone else: it seems I just can't...

Good Times
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Sextuor 1 week 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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DAH 1 week 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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ionian 1 week ago
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Hi guys, I'm looking to upgrade from my Prism Lyra AD side. So I'd like to know how compares Dangerous AD+ vs the Crane song...

E Artsy Moods
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raal 1 week ago


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