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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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BT Mastering 6th October 2018
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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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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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cheu78 35 minutes ago
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Hi, I know that similar topics are discussed here and even more serious view of the Mastering here is for hardware mastering,...

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DrAudioBot 2 hours ago
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Hi I am testing different Spectrum analyzers, SPAN, Izotope Insight1/2, the Ones in Fabfilter ProQ, the one in AirEQ...

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deedeeyeah 4 hours ago
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We shoot the breeze here a lot, but I probably don't spend enough time listening to the great work a lot of you do! This...

Hermetech Mastering
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Hermetech Mastering 4 hours ago
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When dithering to final bit-depth, is adding another layer of noise to avoid denationalization errors redundant? I saw voxengo...

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amiti 4 hours ago
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Levin and Marotta use a manager to get them recording gigs and such. Wondering if any of you guys use a manager to drum up...

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eternalsound 6 hours ago
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My recent publication in in the Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, titled "An Investigation of Motional Feedback...

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S_mask 7 hours 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 13 hours ago
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Hey guys, so I've always wanted to use Big Bass Brian Gardner but never had the project that I could use him on until now. Very...

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eternalsound 16 hours ago
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I have been mixing and mastering some rap records lately and when referencing a lot of modern rap songs I noticed that the...

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DAH 21 hours ago
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I have done my mastering with Ozone and it sounds better than LANDR. I want to try professional mastering but don't know where to...

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Trakworx 22 hours ago
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Kazrog says "Kazrog KClip is the most transparent mastering loudness plugin ever." A strong claim. Anyone tried it?

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David Carlyon 1 day ago
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I’m considering getting a used pair of Bowers & Wilkins 802 s3 Matrix for mastering work as I might get a really...

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audioloud 1 day ago
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Hi everyone, Just landed here trying to find a good option for speakers I just finished my room it's about 300sqf designed by...

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rameron 1 day ago
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I know this question is going to annoy analog purists but maybe there are some hybrid guys that have the knowledge to answer this...

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polybonk 1 day ago
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Wow. Randomly was checking the Bettermaker site and what do I see? A mastering EQ with a totally new interface a la the...

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Slug1 1 day ago
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Hi everyone! So I've "finished" mastering my album, I'm happy with the results (as happy as one can be without going...

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macc 1 day ago
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The Challengers: MAAT thEQorange DMGAudio Equilibrium FabFilter Pro-Q 3 Flux EpureV3-x64 UAD Massenburg MDWEQ5-5B Sonnox Oxford...

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art felton 2 days ago
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Hi! I am looking for an entry level mastering grade D/A interface that has 2 sets of stereo outputs for monitors, rather than...

Matt Pumpkin
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msmucr 2 days 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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Riccardo 2 days ago
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DMG Audio : Products : Multiplicity Looks like perhaps the dream multiband tool I've been waiting for... Anyone beta-tested...

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SASMastering 2 days ago
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Has anyone used MKA as opposed to FLAC in their delivery or archiving? Why or why not? Any audible or usability problems with...

Jeff Willens
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msmucr 2 days ago
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Hi all, We are preparing to launch our first offering in the new Mastering Suite Editions units, the 1ru Stereo Germanium...

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JVFM 2 days ago
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Dear colleagues and interested nerds. Is anybody in the circle that compared these speakers? I already heard and like the...

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cemski 2 days ago
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Ozone 8


Hasn't been mentioned here, because the upgrade policy etc are just a bloodbath. But really good processing. Spectral shaper...

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ardis 2 days ago
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What are your go-to combinations of clipping and limiting plugins? How do you use them? When do you use them? What is the...

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Paul_G 3 days ago
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Hi guys, I want to get a monitoring/speaker system for doing mastering. I’ve been reading in this forum that a good entry...

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rameron 3 days ago
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I'm looking at either the Dangerous ST with the Dangerous A.S.S for DAC duties, OR a Crane Song Avocet as my monitor...

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JGM 3 days ago
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Just to be clear, not talking about the original vitalizer, MK2 or Tube Vitalizer, but solely the 9530 Mastering Vitalizer, as it...

Analogue Mastering
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josaka 4 days ago
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I tried and bought the Sonnox Dynamic Equalizer : Incredible transparency, M/S controls etc ... Transparency of the Sonnox...

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mpr 4 days ago
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Hi! Whats the best way of combining 2 almost identical wav files (same duration) without losing gain and much quality? I got two...

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Apostolos Siopis 4 days ago
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Loving my Clarity M, it has quickly become indispensable. I use it exclusively in plugin mode. Suddenly, Balance-o-meter just...

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SoundEng1 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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biksonije 5 days ago
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Every genre seems to have its own idea about loudness. I work in a variety of genres, from classical to world to rock. But most...

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DomiBabi 5 days ago
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Hi. I think I'm finally done with Soundblade HD. Been a user for years and it's just too flaky to use. So many little things...

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Justin P. 5 days ago
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DMG Audio Dualism vs DR MS boing Which plugin do you think does a better job at manipulating the 2-channel stereo image? ...

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hernanperez2000 5 days ago
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who is using the Dangerous AD+ here? couldn't find much user experience here on gearslutz, especially in the mastering...

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eternalsound 6 days ago
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What about these limiters? They're mostly used for broadcast. Has anybody used them for mastering? Hows the compressor, hows the...

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johannburkard 6 days ago
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Dear Sluttiez... --> Moderator(s): If I misplaced this at the wrong place please don not hesitate to move this post. Thank...

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JGM 1 week ago
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For example you have 4 band equalizer with 12 stepped knobs to choose frequencies. Which frequencies would you like to see on...

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Mysticman 1 week ago
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Hello everyone, I’ll try to make this short so you don’t have to waste too much of your time. My name is Arvin, I’m a...

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audioforce 1 week ago
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Sonnox announced that starting tomorrow all plugs are 50% off. So I demoed the upgraded G5 Brick Wall Limiter. I compared it to...

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Conundra 1 week ago
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So I am curious what people think about these, and what the experiences have been with the L70s.

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pentagon 1 week ago
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Hey guys! Just want to know if some of you are using those ? I plan to go out of the box, and they look like really great...

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DoctorSonic 1 week ago
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Hey slutz! I’m looking to replace Kush Clariphonic MKII, for mastering purposes. Can anything (ITB) replace/surpass/be...

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ardis 1 week ago
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Manhattan Mastering Room Available for Time Share Aerial Sound NYC is opening a second, fully-equipped high-end mastering...

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Thomas W. Bethe 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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Hi all! there are many clipping threads out there but I would have a specific question, if anyone could chime in it would be...

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Hermetech Mastering 1 week ago
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Has anyone listened to and tested the SPL Passeq? I have searched the forum here - seems no one has posted any concrete info,...

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Hippocratic Mastering 1 week ago
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Hello, I am going to go ahead and post this question in the Mastering Forum because the response in the acoustics forum is...

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audioforce 1 week ago


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