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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...

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silinder 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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Can someone point me to an example spectrum curve that is acceptable for vinyl? For example high/low frequency roll offs, etc.

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Nonlinear 8 minutes 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 2 hours 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. 5 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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ripripstabstab 7 hours ago
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Have to give some love to the Mutec MC1.2 interface - a simple to use 2-channel USB to AES 24bit/192kHz device. Got this a few...

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Chris Chapelle 7 hours 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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Jerry Tubb 13 hours ago
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I made the mistake of demoing this plugin right when it came out and did not really run it through its paces. Needless to say my...

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Jerry Tubb 13 hours 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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oivavoi 16 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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Twenty Staxx 1 day ago
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How is it that piss poor mastering can sell a million copies, with over a billion youtube views.. confoosed Drake Hotline Bling...

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psycho_monkey 1 day ago
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No matter how good I think the mix sounds before I pass it through the 5500, it always comes out so much better. Usual chain...

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Bob Olhsson 1 day ago
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Hi! I just heard of some people sending audio from digital 24 or 32 bit into outboard and then re-recording with ADC set to...

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Bob Olhsson 1 day ago
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Posting here first because I want to avoid the whole "why hi-fi for studio?" debate. Anyone here got any experience...

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murphythecat87 1 day 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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Joe_caithness 1 day ago
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Hello everybody, a new version of DSP-Quattro, the 4.3.1, is available as free upgrade for all registered 4.x users. It is...

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Channel time 1 day 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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Qtwister 1 day ago
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Brand new Converter from RME: It seems they tried to build the absolute best...

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LesC 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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jamesp 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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DGillespie 3 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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loji 3 days ago
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. SPL has a new BIG 3u mastering console !!!!! :) (and one smaller 2u console). So far, I only see a fragment of 3...

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the unik 3 days ago
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Hi everyone! Is there a plugin to A/B between post hardware listening "not recorded yet line" and the original track at...

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lowland 3 days ago
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Something new from FCS Based on the P4DMS but made into a ganged stereo mastering unit utilizing a new main board layout. >...

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XKAudio 3 days 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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Qtwister 3 days ago
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Hey guys, I have a track that I'm preparing to put on spotify. Generally I like to compress my tracks no more than the...

Edward Shnapper
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Edward Shnapper 3 days ago
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i read something about PQ coding in master,can u tel me more about it? thanks iman

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maestrowick 3 days 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 4 days ago
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I'm dreaming right now... DMG Equilibrium on a DSP card (like UAD) + Hardware controller (like this YouTube ) = Heaven :)...

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Hermetech Mastering 4 days ago
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hello everybody, id like your opinion on the following A/D converters ... benchmark vs. weiss, and also weiss vs. cranesong...

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darcproductions 4 days 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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mastervargas 4 days 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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deedeeyeah 4 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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arnoldorodeo 4 days ago
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I think I figured out why most commercial masters clip. For one I don't think most mastering engineers know or care to make sure...

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mediatechnology 5 days ago
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After seeing jamiepeters' Weiss Mastering Console resurrected, and salivating all over it, I wondered how many MEs are using a...

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

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lowland 5 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 5 days 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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Qtwister 6 days 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 6 days 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 6 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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Bichop 6 days 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 6 days 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 1 week 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 week 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 1 week ago
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jproc 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week ago
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There must be a burning CD option in the montage section?

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Jason rocks 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week ago


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