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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 week 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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Lazzaretto 1 week ago
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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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Heylow everybody. My question will be simple : In a floating point based DAW (mine is Sonar) Should we use dithering on a...

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audioforce 40 minutes ago
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isn't the entire purpose of mastering to "balance" the sonic differences between the songs on the album so all the...

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RJHollins 46 minutes ago
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So I’ve been doing more and more mastering jobs and I want to start going out of the box. Cassette modules (danner: Siemens,...

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Paul Gold 49 minutes ago
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I've been experimenting with certain filters to achieve the same brickwall filter the a mp3 codec will use. I want to do a...

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Leon88 1 hour ago
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I went to the their web site and not only choose my Beyerdynamics 1990 but many others and tried the demo. I like my headphones...

Glenn Bucci
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Leras 4 hours ago
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Hi all. I'm not sure what to look for, so I'm very stuck finding what I want. Here is what I'd like: (I've seen it before, but I...

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anticipation 6 hours ago
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How do you prefer to remove crackle in a pop/rock mix? I thought I was going crazy at first, thinking I clipped something in...

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Justin P. 7 hours ago
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I am not a believer in a lot of audiophile tweaks but I just found something that is pretty amazing. I put these under my ALON...

Thomas W. Bethe
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mikoo69 8 hours ago
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Hi, I'm interested in Neumann W495/STB/PEA, i'm looking for sample, someone here can tell me more about this eq and/or send me...

Cassar Audio Lab
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Paul Gold 12 hours ago
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What are your views about the current scenario for Mastering Engineers? Do you consider a mastering engineer to be a White...

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biksonije 15 hours ago
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Hey, guys, I'm by far new to mixing and mastering songs but everything I've ever done as far as mixing and mastering has mainly...

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Thomas W. Bethe 15 hours ago
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I've definitively concluded that 24 bit uploads sound better than 16 bit uploads on Spotify. Now I'm trying to determine if...

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Lagerfeldt 16 hours ago
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I recently started rediscovering this plugin, experimenting with some of the presets as starting points, and getting some...

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Ol' Betsey 17 hours ago
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Does anyone know who might sell (or manufacture) 1/2U 19" vented blank rack panels?

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lectrojape 17 hours ago
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Question for IIIrd, BeeGee, or anyone else that may have knowledge on the subject: when did Abbey Road start digitally mastering?...

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lukpac 1 day ago
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I recently redid my studio with: Apollo x8 > Drawmer MC 2.1 > Barefoots. Running Apollo output at full loudness...

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kieronc 1 day ago
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Just posting here for those that might have missed the announcement otherwise, but DMG Audio will be releasing a multiband...

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miguelmarques 1 day ago
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Hi, I have been using WaveLab 10 for mastering, but working strictly ITB. My interface is a Lynx Hilo. I recently purchased...

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Justin P. 2 days 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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Moondog007 2 days ago
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Can anyone suggest an AD converter that was used in the late 90’s early 2000’s for mastering. I want to get my feet wet with...

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smackmastering 2 days ago
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NUGEN Audio introduces a new Learning Section to their website. Featuring educational content such as Loudness vs True Peak: a...

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Riccardo 2 days ago
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Did some of you work with the new Gyraf G21 in a mastering sessions?

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Hippocratic Mastering 2 days ago
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Trying my hand at more serious mastering. Recently I got the SPL IRON and ELYSIA APLHA(plugins). Both seem pretty...

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Buss-me 3 days ago
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Cant wait to find the time to put this up against Equilibrium. Most likely won't switch to it, but I've wanted one for...

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Robb Robinson 3 days ago
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Got an email from Zynaptiq today, like many of you probably did, announcing their acquisition and support of Triumph, Myriad...

Shawn Hatfield
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Channel time 3 days ago
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Hey Folks, Looking for tips and advice from you Mastering experts on how to use Reverb on the 2buss to glue everything...

Funny Cat
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Casey 4 days ago
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Hey Guys, I recently bounced some tracks from 32 bit to 16 bit, and after bouncing I noticed the peaks on the 16 bit track...

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Miles Flint 4 days ago
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Hi guys, This video contains general and specialized information about the (mastering) compressor. It's relevant to anybody who...

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ChrisNunchuck 5 days ago
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Hey all. I really like the feature set and transparent sound of this compressor (Plugin Alliance version). However, I really...

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Eigenwert 5 days ago
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DBC-M Mastering Grade Audio Compressor - Buzz Audio Do you like? It's quite ugly but after searching again and again for a...

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cemski 5 days ago
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Hello, I hope this is the right place to ask the question... Did anyone of you have a chance to directly compare Trinnov and...

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01010110 5 days ago
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I usually don't listen to Coltrane in headphones. today I listened to this with headphones. the upright bass is up front and hard...

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Dlane 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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Surbitone 6 days ago
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Softube - Weiss DS1-MK3 well now.

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ajscent 6 days 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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Ruairi 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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j.frad 1 week ago
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I'm not even sure if "the curious" pass through this forum anymore, but I was wondering what the "layman's"...

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Ruairi 1 week 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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parisminzer 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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David Ray 1 week ago
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guyz, I have been mastering for 12 years. I have used all waves L crap series, UAD limiter, pro-l, Elephant, limitless,...

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janjaal 1 week ago
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Using Logic Pro X to mix a record of electronic rock. I have started to set up the mixes so that every single track is part of...

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JblKid95 1 week ago
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I don't have access to a dealer or studio for comparison listening, but after as much research as possible into products at my...

prado escondido
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Earcatcher 1 week ago
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I have a semi-audiophile hi-fi system with decent analog and digital gear. Nothing overly $$. And I've been into hi-fi listening...

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Laurend 1 week ago
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I always heard back in the day (back when i was hearing a lot of the sound i love and still do) that this thing has, regardless...

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Miles Flint 1 week ago
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Hello, I have an Adi-2 Pro and am currently considering a Crane Song HEDD Quantum so I can have two additional high quality...

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parisminzer 1 week ago
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Hi all, A question for the Pyramix users. As I understand it from the manual Pyramix allow one to playback audio at high...

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mpdonahue 1 week ago
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I'm glad I moved up from the Beyerdyanmic 990's to the 1990. They have a better bass response since they don't drop off so fast...

Glenn Bucci
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MatsNo 1 week ago
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Hey guys Have you seen this video? In this comparison vinyl sounds like **** compared to the original Wav Master...

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

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bmanic 1 week ago
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So, what's your definition of transparent compression...? Things like, a compressor is transparent if it doesn't color the...

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OTRM 1 week ago


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