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24th November 2017
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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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Jerry Tubb 1 week 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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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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roger 39 minutes ago
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First, I just want to say that I compared the LM1n with some of the free meters one can download online and they all showed...

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msmucr 1 hour ago
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There are many good articles and videos on LUFS levels and the various platforms. But when it comes to discussions of ideal...

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Odeon-Mastering 4 hours ago
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I received my album tracks from the mastering engineer in 24 bit, 44.1kHz WAV format. The streaming service I'll be using...

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aligak 4 hours ago
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Hello, a quick question. I need to convert the sample rate of my recording from 88.2kHz to 96kHz. Would you simply resample it or...

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Antiphones 5 hours ago
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Coming December 5: FabFilter Pro-L 2! FabFilter - Coming December 5: FabFilter Pro-L 2!... I stopped using Pro-L a while...

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melopie 8 hours ago
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Hi guys, I was just about to splash (a lot) of cash on a Sterling Modular Plan A desk. Quite expensive in the UK and a long...

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audiomaster 10 hours ago
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Kii Audio GmbH - High End Active Speakers for HiFi and Professional use. Welcome the new king!!!!!

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macc 15 hours ago
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Hi, I have a question and couldn't find what i was looking for by searching. I know that online streaming services like...

Matt Pumpkin
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Vilddyr 1 day ago
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I know there are a ton of threads about LUFS but the info is confusing and often contradictory. Since youtube limits audio to 13...

Timmy S
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Vilddyr 1 day ago
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I am mixing and mastering a VERY low budget (but sounds great) album that is going for a similar sound to 60's music like Beach...

Timmy S
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Vilddyr 1 day ago
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I mean different than a standard mp3 version. Just curious about a good workflow and loudness managment.

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MASSIVE Master 1 day ago
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Hey Slutz, I wanted to see if anybody who has both the Foote p3s me and Kotelnikov ge could chime-in w/their opinion? I read...

turk sanchez
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the unik 2 days 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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Farm sounds 2 days ago
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I'm working on some Hip-Hop mixes right now and after compressing everything to sound brutally loud there's not THAT much dynamic...

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SmoothTone 2 days ago
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Curious if any ME's here use Acustica Nebula or Acqua plugins for mastering. If so, which ones & why. thanks

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RJHollins 2 days ago
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Lately I have been recording people singing on top of instrumental tracks that have been mastered and I am having a hard time...

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Alrod 2 days ago
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Hi guys, I would like to know how do you know how the high frequencies will sound in the clubs...let me get thing clearer. The...

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buckan 2 days ago
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Crane song Solaris vs Benchmark DAC 3 or RME adi 2 pro for great imaging and dynamics? Any insight / comparisons? My...

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satisfaction2009 2 days ago
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Rev. 1 shown (no trim on front on this pic). Just got mine today, here are my initial thoughts. And a pic of the...

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Black Box Analog 3 days ago
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I bought a Klark Teknik DN360 graphic equaliser but the output is so quiet I can hardly hear it. Is this part of the design...

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Thomas W. Bethe 3 days 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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nomatic 4 days ago
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I have a question about WAV file length and whether you all factor this in when delivering the final files to your clients. I...

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maxlor314 4 days ago
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I have mastered several tracks recently with an integrated loudness value btw -13 and -15 LUFS. I've been careful to ensure the...

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nyaben 4 days ago
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I'm looking to find a mastering engineer who can help me become better with my mixes. I thought I was doing pretty good, but the...

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mixedbymatty 4 days ago
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Arguably one of the most important aspects of our work, but rarely discussed. I'm curious where people stand on QC in the age of...

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SmoothTone 4 days 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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Clybourne 5 days ago
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Hi, i want to know if some of you guys, are doing Mastering in Reaper? Reaper has (I think) a strong audio motor sound (which...

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thermos 5 days ago
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Does anyone know where I could hear samples of famous or even marginally famous songs pre and post mastering?

mr. torture
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bonne 5 days ago
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I wrote a blog on Music Streaming & Loudness Normalization and thought I would share. I realize there are a lot of other...

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Switchcraft 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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JVFM 5 days ago
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Hey guys, I hope this isn't considered spam as it's just for fun. Three humans (Steven Slate, unnamed Sterling Sound ME and I)...

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JanZoo 6 days ago
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I have. Its really good. I'm amazed I have seen no talk of it anywhere on this board. Got it today and quickly patched it in...

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copiapoa 6 days ago
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Folks, Curious if anyone has used both, and if there are preferences for one over the other? I've long used Sonoris DDP...

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jamesp 6 days ago
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Hi, I have just had a record mastered for vinyl for the very first time. I am currently listening to the first test pressings...

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misjah 6 days ago
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have you guys know about this? Abbey Road Masters Via CloudBounce | can somebody explain it to me, why would...

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narcoman 6 days ago
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Im looking for a main mastering EQ and am deciding between trying one of these two SPL PQ or Maselec MEA-2 Can anyone with...

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SmoothTone 6 days ago
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Hi, Is there a Audio online service/website that will offer the same features offered by Vimeo for videos or Smugmug for...

DeNoise Studios
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bongo_x 6 days ago
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Hi guys! Did you know the mastering facilities of the AMS Neve 8816? You can manage a parallel insert, a M/S matrix and a...

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Franco 1 week ago
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Every time we master something we ask the client to certify, in writing, that they have the copyright or legal permission to use...

Thomas W. Bethe
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Bob Olhsson 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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HOFA 1 week ago
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The Remote CPU in my Mk1 TC Electronic System 6000 (that's the smaller 1U box of the two, the other being the Mainframe) has...

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24-96 Mastering 1 week ago
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I'm looking for a replacement for the NE5532 (dual opamp), which can handle +/-18Volt and doesn't oscillate relatively...

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teebaum 1 week ago
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Hi guys! I currently work on a pair of focal alto utopia but i wanted a second pair of speakers and i have made a good deal on...

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mrc 1 week ago
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Hi, I am looking for a first good mastering pair of speakers for mastering. I've heard the PSI A215-M and really really liked...

Amplitude Mastering
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shamelesssounds 1 week ago
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Not a uncommon topic, I know, but . . . OK, mastering has been a side hobby for me for about 10 years, about 5 years ago I...

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

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teebaum 1 week 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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mmarra 1 week ago
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Back when the Beatles were recording on 4-track did they care as much about gear as we do now? Seems we spend as much time these...

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Jerry Tubb 1 week ago
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this reads fantastic on paper. 3 transformers and 4 tubes per channel, various types of compression modes, controllable from...

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teebaum 1 week ago


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