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Hi guys, So at the moment I'm working with an Antelope Orion 32+ Gen 3. I'm using this to sum into an SPL MixDream and also...

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deedeeyeah 1 week 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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ajscent 1 week 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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X-Pand Sound Mastering 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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mpr 1 week ago
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There's a lot of confusion about what sample rate to use for YouTube. YouTube's own guidelines for music videos Bit depth: 24...

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Lagerfeldt 1 week ago
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Hi folks! thats my first topic, can you believe it?? I know these two converters are not "top notch" ultra high...

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Aleksandr 1 week ago
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Hi, I want to upgrade from my Rossetta 200 to a less coloured and more modern AD/DA converter for my mastering loop, the RME...

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philip 1 week 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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polybonk 1 week ago
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I've just been asked by a cd manufacturer to verify this attachment. Not sure how to do this. Usually I just send a Checksum...

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davernoise 1 week ago
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I noticed that track sounds much better without maximizing it on 10 LUFS. Should i leave it on -6 db as is on default?

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veks 2 weeks ago
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This is the second time I've gotten a message at our website to the following effect. Here is the message and my reply....

bob katz
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Carl Freeland 2 weeks ago
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i reseve my unit yesterday... i have to say that it is the best compressor i have ever used.. it is expensive but i dont know if...

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Thomas W. Bethe 2 weeks ago
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Hey guys, I'm pretty new to mastering but having worked on a hybrid mixing rig with a decent amount of analog beauties for...

Uli Auer
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deedeeyeah 2 weeks ago
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Hello. I need an advice. I have an API 2500 Stereo Bus Compressor which is mainly on my mix bus. I do some mastering with plugins...

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doye 2 weeks ago
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Was just kind of curious. We do a lot pop/edm recording here and when someone wants mastering by us I’ve noticed we typically...

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Ben F 2 weeks ago
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Nicecast is mostly non working since they announced its retirement. Was a very handy tool to stream "masters" and...

gregor z
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stealthbalance 2 weeks ago
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anyone else hearing this unintentional distortion at 1:02 on Kacey Musgraves new single 'Butterflies'? (right side more than...

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ciro 2 weeks ago
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I’ve been told to keep the bass higher in the mix, because the mastering engineer can mold the bass with that extra...

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mikelevitt 2 weeks ago
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Why do some big name MEs master tracks to peak at 0db? (instead of -.3) Some friends think that the distortion must make tracks...

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deedeeyeah 2 weeks ago
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Hi all, Trying to figure out which one will be best for my mastering rig. I have a collection of analog and digital...

saga legin
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engmix 2 weeks 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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SASMastering 2 weeks ago
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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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Ghost Rider 3 weeks ago
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...arrived some days ago & i thought i share my impressions w.r.t. mastering. some time ago had my trip through the...

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Emiliano 3 weeks ago
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Hey, fellas! I've narrowed down the options to this 2 units. I heard the U33 and sounds great. I love the features on the...

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Hansest 3 weeks ago
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I'm a musician/producer, but I thought I'd relate my problems with Instagram audio to you mastering people as it may be of...

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BendingBus 3 weeks 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 3 weeks ago
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seems like no matter how many new limiter or maximizers come out nothing can beat L3. whenever I try / demo any other plugin...

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Sybille 3 weeks ago
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Hello guys I'm knew to the forum. I'm more of an audiophile hobbyist. I mainly record 24/96 needledrops. I have a pretty well...

Ghost Rider
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Ghost Rider 3 weeks 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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rameron 3 weeks ago
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Hello guys! I am writing because I have the opportunity of upgrading my monitor controller. Right now I have a custom stepped...

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Ruairi 3 weeks ago
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Is this a normal price for an established A list mixer?

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XAXAU 3 weeks ago
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On another thread, Hippocratic Mastering wrote: “I very, very rarely use inter-sample peak limiting - it just hardly ever...

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macc 3 weeks ago
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Hi all, So... I'm about to pull the trigger on a Dangerous Liaison. For my workflow it is the closest thing I found available on...

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mnawara 3 weeks 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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Hippocratic Mastering 3 weeks ago
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So I ran my mix out of my summing mixer into passive DI and the results was better than I expected. So good I decided to sell my...

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deedeeyeah 3 weeks ago
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It's not often that I adjust stereo width but occasions do arise where a touch of widening serves a mix well - problem is, no...

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brijem 3 weeks 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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psycho_monkey 3 weeks ago
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Hi guys Any experience with VOVOX sonorus? Anybody tried the Sonorus XL? They cost a lot more that's for sure. How about the...

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Transistor 4 weeks ago
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What are your top 5 plugins for mastering, that were released in 2018 or 2019? Why? How do you use them? What othre plugins...

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theMuzzl3 4 weeks ago
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Hello, I've been asked to prepare ddps for an artist's entire 11-album body of work to be re-released on CD. All of it has been...

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bobdrake 4 weeks ago
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I'ver briefly heard a pair of Giethan 922s in a studio and was quite impressed. I've also heard the new Genelec 8351s in a...

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deedeeyeah 4 weeks ago
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I'm almost done mixing an unusually lengthy rock album. 18 tracks !! AND interstitial pieces (15-60 seconds) in between several...

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Deptronic 4 weeks ago
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Hi all - I'd like to split my signal into two, above and below a certain frequency. My idea is to apply a UAD ATR-102 plug in...

session bass
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session bass 4 weeks ago
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Gyraf G23


Thought I would start a thread here in the mastering forum on this EQ. This is a concept that I must admit I am very excited...

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Hippocratic Mastering 4 weeks 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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Tim Farrant 4 weeks ago
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Hey guys, I was curious if any of you mastering guys would like to participate in a community shoot - out of all the limiters and...

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M.Retra 4 weeks ago
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Hi! I recently found out about this artist called Peggy Gou, with the following...

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btfnk 4 weeks ago
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I typically use my ears and reference masters to guide my masters toward a balance that sounds appealing to me, but recently have...

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motomotomoto 4 weeks ago
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I've seen Maselec Model 2012 in the Internet. What is the difference from the classic black version?

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Ruairi 4 weeks ago
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So I have a 2nd hand Höf Dynamic Master. Today I tried running some drums and synth through it. But doing this made me wonder...

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altemark 4 weeks ago


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