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24th November 2017
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Hi, Can any one explain the difference between a "Dynamic EQ" and a "Multiband Compressor" plz? I found them...

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karumba 21st August 2014
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I have a client that is interested in putting a hidden track on their CD, but they don't want it to be something that can be...

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Thomas W. Bethe 21st August 2014
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Hi all, long story short, I produce and engineer drum and bass music. I am a long way off a mastering engineer! but for...

cupid stunt
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cupid stunt 18th August 2014
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Hi i am using shadow hills dual vandergraph into obsidian 500 with very little gain reduction in my mastering chain. I am...

amit monga
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cemski 18th August 2014
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Hey there, I've found what seems to be an error when laying up CD audio. When adjusting the gap between 2 tracks and...

Channel time
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cemski 18th August 2014
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One of the big take aways from today's "Future Now" conference here in Austin, Texas (where I moved to in June after 17...

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reynaud 18th August 2014
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Hey Everyone, Using Reaper (ReaInsert) and the JFS AB Level Matching I send from the Lynx Studio Hilo to my analog gear and...

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Temposelect 17th August 2014
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Anyone know where I can buy a 1/2 wide 1RU rack enclosure? I'd like to build an external sidechain for my FCS P3S ME. A 1/2...

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Thomas W. Bethe 17th August 2014
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Hi, Do some of you know about the sound of these 2 compressors from Poland? Maybe are you using them or heard one of...

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the unik 16th August 2014
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It seems to me that this should be eminently suited to mastering, given the enormous tweakability of it. I've never seen such an...

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ramil 16th August 2014
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Hi there, I'm considering buying a Hilo for my mastering setup. I want to use my analogue chain with it, that's done via the...

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fredouli 15th August 2014
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Can anyone comment the prons and cons of this high-end Eq? What are your experiences? I am starting to have an eye on...

Alécio Costa
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Alécio Costa 15th August 2014
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I recently had five of my songs mastered and just got back the wav files. I was planning on releasing my material onto usb sticks...

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finetuner 14th August 2014
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Anyone notice a difference? Dom

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01010110 14th August 2014
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M/S Compression/Mastering/In The Box Ive done some searching, but no thread Ive seen lays it out clearly. I am looking for a...

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engmix 12th August 2014
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My internal CD/DVD writer appears to have packed up. Long gone are the days when you could simply order a Plextor drive so has...

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jamesp 12th August 2014
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I've never got round to buying these classic albums...what would you go for and why? I don't know how to look at it - whether the...

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ringo_mod 12th August 2014
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Hello dear masterers and greetings from Israel kfhkh I have a converter dilemma here.. I'm using a DCS 904 A\D to record my...

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akai612 11th August 2014
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Hi guys, I've been able to find a TON on information and tips on mixing online but whenever I look for info on mastering there...

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Deleted User 10th August 2014
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Hi guys,anyone ever tryied some way to bring back dynamic from a processed audio program?

Giuseppe Zaccaria
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181483 10th August 2014
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Hi, I'm a little confused about the possession of the master and what rights I have about it. I am (usually the one) who...

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Recursion 10th August 2014
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Hey guys, So this has been bugging me for quite some time now. I think i've done all the research I can, so I decided to post on...

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Mostwest 9th August 2014
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I just got one of these to replace two individual monitors and I saved a lot of desk space plus I got a really good computer...

Thomas W. Bethe
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gonzalo1004es 9th August 2014
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Does this trick get much use in anyones toolbox here? I'm finding it really handy for cleaning up tracks that need to go LOUD...

Jonathan Race
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d_q8r 9th August 2014
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Hello. I'm trying to figure out which fade shape to to use when going between subtle level changes between loud and quiet...

Mickey Free
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OpusOfTrolls 7th August 2014
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Hi, I wanted to get people's opinions on putting a gate on the master channel to deal with excess analogue noise coming from...

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huejahfink 7th August 2014
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Hello there! These speakers are Unbelievable and compete with all I've listen to! Low end is amazingly tight and precise...

Chris Chapelle
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Chris Chapelle 7th August 2014
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From the estate of a mastering engineer from the 50s/60s. ...needs some TLC but appears stereo. cannot wait to hear it come...

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Umulamahri 7th August 2014
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Why do great MEs only show their end product and not before and afters? When I see an engineer with a huge difference (for the...

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AlexK 6th August 2014
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I have an Antelope Orion for my existing converter which I do all my mixing and mastering on. I mostly produce EDM Dance Music ,...

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smoovemode 5th August 2014
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Hi all. Just got my Buzz audio req eq and am really digging it. My Weiss eq1-mk2 is on the way home from the shop. ...

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kamika 5th August 2014
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I hope it's OK to post this here... I'm searching for a good website to buy ATR Magnetics 1/2" Pancake Reels in the US. ...

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DSD_Mastering 4th August 2014
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Hi, I am seriously considering picking full range monitors. Although I do not have the budget for B & W 802/800 or...

Alécio Costa
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Stereophonic 3rd August 2014
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Kinda new to mastering here, I only have a Finalizer. I'm more of an OTB guy so I'm wondering which units mastering engineers...

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SASMastering 2nd August 2014
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apart from the very obvious price difference .... MP $4320 vs HM2EQ $2425 and the extra band and Q control on the...

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waldie wave 2nd August 2014
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Do you ever use digital non emulation (plugin or hardware) as boosts for their inherent characteristics, not their...

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Steven Slate 1st August 2014
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Sintefex Audio Products Archive seems to have come out just before Native stuff was really getting good?

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huejahfink 1st August 2014
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First, I do electronic sending stuff out to mastering houses is quite rare since there is little to no money right...

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Umulamahri 1st August 2014
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Hey All, What (including why etc) are peoples favorite design types of professionally created mastering studios. And why did...

Channel time
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DSD_Mastering 31st July 2014
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Hi, I will be visting Greece on late August. Are there specialized musical stores selling mastering gear? Anyone selling used...

Alécio Costa
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Alécio Costa 31st July 2014
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Hi all, I imported some reference tracks into my DAW and checked out the freq balance on Voxengo SPAN The tracks that I know...

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The_K_Man 30th July 2014
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Anyone heard about it? Clari-Fi by Harman EDIT: Listened to samples - actually the "Clarified" version sounds even...

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sat159p1 30th July 2014
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I mixed my record into the sonnox limiter and love the way my record sounds. However, the limiter changes the balance quite a lot...

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Umulamahri 30th July 2014
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I have a problem with Elephant that I cant work out; My workflow is to apply final limiting to individual clips in Wavelab. I...

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Peter H. Boer 29th July 2014
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Parallel compression is something I really didn't use that much in the past but lately I really start to like the results when...

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Miles Flint 29th July 2014
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Hi guys, I'm looking for a mastering solution. Basically the Antelope Eclipse seems to fit the bill perfectly with USB...

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DaveyJones 28th July 2014
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Is there any reason apart from budget why mix engineers would not want what would be considered 'mastering' monitors in their mix...

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Sempoo 28th July 2014
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I'd just like to know a top mastering engineers rough salary figure is, Looking at going into the field, Thanks

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djwaudio 25th July 2014
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So it's about time I looked into getting a true mastering workhorse compressor. So here are my factors: Must.. NOT...

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scraggs 25th July 2014
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What am I supposed to be hearing when I listen to test tones on a perfect monitor+room setup? Should each frequency have the...

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superama 25th July 2014


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