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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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Hermetech Mastering 2 weeks ago
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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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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’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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bcgood 6 hours 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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12ax7 7 hours ago
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Hello! I’m currently using PSP Vintage Warmer as a “clipper” plugin prior to compressor / limiter on my master chain. ...

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bmanic 10 hours ago
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Hello everyone, I saw there is no topic about this plug-in. I just bought it recently and i use it in conjunction with...

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kirito 14 hours ago
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I have numerous outboard and ITB EQ's for mixing and would like to purchase a single EQ plugin for mastering purposes. I plan to...

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peter.m.junior 14 hours 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 15 hours ago
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there's more gear with mid/side capabilities all the time. I'm currently finishing assembling gear to mix my own tracks, and will...

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fromthepuggle 16 hours ago
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About the "Thermionic Culture: THE KITE" you read here little to nothing (as well as about the "the...

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midmost 19 hours ago
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I was on version 8.0 previously, and was not crazy about it. So I have stuck with Samplitude for mastering. I recently upgraded...

Glenn Bucci
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mljung 22 hours ago
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Sam Antelope Audio 1 day ago
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Hi Elevate sounds really good and quite transparent, i'm impressed ! I've read it's actually a 26 band limiter, how does it...

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invalidusername 1 day ago
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I've been using Aria mastering on and off for a few years now. It sounds relatively good. And then I sent some masters to Justin...

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Progger 1 day 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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elcct 1 day ago
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I've encountered this issue frequently: a mix gets sent out to a big name mastering engineer and the master ends up sounding...

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Trakworx 2 days ago
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Although worked several years as a semi-pro (or advanced hobbyist) in producing, playing, and writing music, time to time I...

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Harry_O 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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Amroth 2 days ago
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Just wondering what everyone out there thinks about this? I don't mean rejected due to music you dislike, but racist,...

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scraggs 2 days ago
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hey all, so I'm looking to get 4 UAD essentials for my master chain. currently I know for a fact I want: - Shadow Hills comp -...

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Trakworx 2 days ago
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In the process of finishing a project. I've done all the tracking and mixing. Unfortunately due to budget constraints i'm also...

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M.Retra 3 days ago
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Can anyone provide any insight into 2 tracks off the new Springsteen album, both 44.1/16 (labeled FLAC) and 24/96 versions...

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NYCVAPE 3 days ago
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I’m continually amazed by the low overall level of CD rips of the original mid-late 80s releases. I’m not talking about...

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Jerry Tubb 4 days 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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siddhu 4 days 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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Mr. Bars 4 days ago
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Converters? if so which ones? r8brain? rx7? Sox? Weiss? CDfile? What else is there? What settings? When and how?...

Disease Factory
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potscrubber 5 days ago
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Hi, I just received some files from a mastering engineer. How the hell did he manage to get this result? the waveform looks...

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cooker 5 days ago
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hello, what is your approach in mastering/levelling quiet verses to loud choruses? thanks v

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BIG BUDDHA 6 days ago
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Anyone tried this yet? Looks great, especially the new HPF frequencies combined...

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Magnus Lindberg 1 week ago
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Hello all - Hoping I could pick the collective brain about modding my API 2500 with either the Hardy 990c op amp or the...

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bushwick 1 week ago
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Hi, First mastering post here. I'm working on more mastering projects lately, while learning the trade, so I'd like to have...

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MAXRB 1 week ago
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Hi guys! Here are our best eqs. Which one do you prefer in mastering...

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Argali 1 week 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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Raddler 1 week ago
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Is there anyone who has tried this stand alone software? Doug Jane Recording I have used the earlier version back in 1998, and...

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waldie wave 1 week ago
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As far as I know there is only one person who cuts lacquers in the entire San Francisco Bay Area. George Horn is a legend and I...

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elpillo 1 week ago
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This is a difficult subject to breach -- and is very likely to open up a bit of controversy. I am speaking about the actual...

John Dyson
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John Dyson 1 week ago
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Hi, Just putting the final tweaks on 2 of these bad boys for shipping this week. They are the evolution of my MTB-1 but with...

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RogerFoote 1 week 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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robertszydlo 1 week ago
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Hi guys, I am looking for a transparent analog EQ to be used for gentle room correction, all below 600hz. The EQ will only be...

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pentagon 1 week ago
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Hi to all I will receive the new speakers soon (hedd type 20) so i'm thinking to buy also a better dac, now i'm using apogee...

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X-Pand Sound Mastering 1 week ago
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Hi guys, I'm primarily a mix engineer but sometimes out of necessity I master for clients who don't have the budget for a...

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MASSIVE Master 1 week ago
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If you want to make sure your result is not biased by other people's observations, do the test before reading posts below or...

24-96 Mastering
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Sybille 1 week ago
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I know Lynx's interfaces are quite popular among MEs and since they don't have a message board of their own I thought I'd ask...

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msmucr 1 week ago
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Hello, I do a little mastering for some indie projects. Usually I just listen with my ears, but for some reason, I decided to...

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Bob Olhsson 1 week ago
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Jim Williams 1 week ago
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Hey guys! Why not normalize? If im looking to get all my songs to be at the same level for an EP, why not normalize? Ive...

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Jim Williams 1 week ago
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Just had a producer/engineer client ask me to check an album I mastered that's now on Spotify because the song levels were...

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Razik 1 week 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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mxbf 2 weeks ago
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Hi MasterSlutz, I have a little duo for electric guitar and cello that I am trying to mix/faux master. It was recorded with a...

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mahler007 2 weeks ago
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I am looking for a solution to biamp a pair of lipinski 505 on a tight budget. I currently have a nad208 thx that for my ears...

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chris661 2 weeks ago
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blaugruen7 2 weeks ago
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With no more "iT", how can we "MF"?

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Adam Dempsey 2 weeks ago


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