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Hello all, I am a recording, mixing and mastering engineer (Pilgrim Studio), and also the vice president of the Swiss Folk CD...

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Theknob 21st October 2014
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Just wondering what y'all are using to deliver masters now that the Apogee Gold CD-R's no longer exist. Are there good...

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Friedemann 20th October 2014
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Hey guys! Has anyone tried to link two DH Titans for mastering work ? Would love to hear your experience kfhkh It seems...

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Audiovisjon 20th October 2014
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I am looking for nicely mastered Hip Hop/Rap/Rnb tracks to compare with my work. What are your favorite tracks mastered by the...

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RueyBang 19th October 2014
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I'm posting this in the mastering forum as I know that high-end monitor controllers have mono buttons used for checking things in...

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haberdasher 19th October 2014
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Hi there! I'm seeking for professional advices concerning audio restoration from VHS tapes. I'm currently working on a...

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LunaticAccordion 19th October 2014
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If you'd like to see wav ID3 metadata supported in iTunes, please consider submitting a feature...

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walter88 19th October 2014
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Giuseppe Zaccaria 18th October 2014
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Hello, I have a mastering project on the table and it feels the guitar on one side is a bit too loud or present. Which is the...

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Retinal 18th October 2014
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I think it would be really useful if we could post some of our favourite reference tracks in a variety of styles here. Then i can...

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sackmeister 18th October 2014
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I recently purchased a HEDD unit and love the sound. I have a modest all digital set up, with the HEDD hooked up via SPDIF to my...

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Adam Dempsey 18th October 2014
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About mastering and mixing Ok a question: How do you handle a customer when you mix for him, you deliver a well balanced mix...

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newguy1 17th October 2014
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No, what I mean is that it gets REALLY HOT. I have the main unit at the top of my rack, which is basically an enclosed rack on...

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Franco 16th October 2014
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Hi, My band had just completed our first album and the mastering engineer has sent us a ddp folder with all sorts of txt files...

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Waltz Mastering 16th October 2014
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Here's a little thread about AES just for us mastering guys! It's only days away; who will be there this year? What are you...

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cwylie 16th October 2014
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Dear Slutz I've been asked for stems of a mix I did a few weeks ago. My client will probably get remixes done and I believe...

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Hippocratic Mastering 15th October 2014
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Hi Gearslutz, The more I learn about mastering, the more I realise I may invest in a DAW specialised for mastering. I'm...

E Artsy Moods
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jeff_free69 13th October 2014
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Hi, the purpose of this post would be to identify the most effective workflow for mastering and authoring. My specific case...

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kosmokrator 13th October 2014
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Has anyone here already embeded an ISRC in a video file? Is this possible (to attach an ISRC to a video file)... and even...

mischa janisch
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saint gillis 13th October 2014
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Hello masterers, I'm just wondering if anybody out there has had the opportunity to try this software: MasterCheck...

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Thomas W. Bethe 13th October 2014
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I have a few albums on quarter inch tape at 7ips, just how possible is it to create a digital remaster at that slow domestic...

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wado1942 12th October 2014
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Yo, So I have been in need of a really good (transparent, easy to control, quick workflow) Multiband Compressor for a long...

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Waltz Mastering 12th October 2014
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So, what is the craziest thing you've done to fix a mix, whether was the whole thing or a specific problem? I'm talking about...

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Godson 11th October 2014
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Hello lads I'm curious to hear your opinions. I think I have made my decision so this is mearly curiosity. I have been...

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thermos 10th October 2014
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i recently purchased the avalon ad2055 and love it, especially the high end. however i am not blown away by it on the bass...

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antoe 10th October 2014
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A manufacturing house is asking me for " checksum (MD5 file) generated for zip files". I've never heard of this and...

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davernoise 9th October 2014
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hi there, I am worried about the quality of my final mix in the mastering stage. I previously recorded an old tascam 16 'bit'...

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Rsalad 9th October 2014
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I got a message from the Sony plant in Germany today regarding a DDP we delivered to them, that the Lead-out track point to...

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Taurean 8th October 2014
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Hi all, Firstly, what's the easiest way to edit a song's ID3 info and attach artwork? 2nd, how can I attach song/artist info...

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walter88 6th October 2014
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Hello fellow artists, I've currently finished my 4th song (2 tech house, 1 techno, 1 deep house). I've uploaded the demos to...

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Montana92 6th October 2014

Hi We've recently been having a discussion and questioned how M/S processing deals with panning information of instruments. ...

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FabienTDR 6th October 2014
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How do you guys deal with someone like me who has an album carefully crafted and mixed at 96K and at mastering would need: -...

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Simon Morrison 5th October 2014
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Bought one of these suckers recently. While it's not the most secret unit in the world there's not a lot of information on it, so...

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JP__ 5th October 2014
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Any industry professionals that could give me some insight as to how they started there career as a mastering engineer? Is being...

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SASMastering 4th October 2014
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Hi all, am hoping to get some help on this rather slippery topic: I need to encode for internet distribution Film Music that...

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Jon Hodgson 4th October 2014
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I use my AD converter with the DC filter turned off, sounds better that way. Some EQ plugins are better at it than the...

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stinkyfingers 3rd October 2014
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I'm a bit confused on how 'stem mastering' works. From what I understand, it means each stem group (drums, vox, keys, etc) is...

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Tarekith 3rd October 2014
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Hi! What I learned about gain-staging is that you have to keep headroom on the mixbus, so I always set up my mixes in such a way...

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RJHollins 3rd October 2014
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I am doing some restoration work for a client. She had a commercially produced CD of her performances done some time ago (1977)....

Thomas W. Bethe
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wado1942 3rd October 2014
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So it seems like Youtube, Vimeo convert to audio AAC but its supposedly better to encode the AAC oneself and deliver that already...

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Riccardo 2nd October 2014
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George Graves, Master of Masters | The Lacquer Channel Mastering Blog George Graves, Master of Masters As spoken by George,...

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grandmasters 2nd October 2014
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Hi, folks Has anyone compared the quality of these services, concerning speed, data security, etc? I have been using my own ftp...

Alécio Costa
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Laurend 2nd October 2014
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Anyone using their uln8 with an outboard comp? Which ones are a nice match or extension for the mio environment. Will be used...

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rhizomeman 1st October 2014
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Hi Guys I have seen a few posts here that indicate that the API 2500 bypasses the output transformer when Auto Makeup Gain is...

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Miles Flint 1st October 2014
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Hello all, Does anyone have any tips and or tricks on how I would be able to retain the macro dynamics of a song after the...

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NewAllianceEast! 1st October 2014
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Maybe this has been done to death, but I have something that's been puzzling me for a long time. I routinely prepare MP3s of...

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danerius 1st October 2014
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Hi all, Is there a technical reason for Flux Alchemist being calibrated for -16dbfs by default? Is there a relationship...

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diogo_c 29th September 2014
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Those are damn good masters - especially the last two (Grace for Drowning and The Raven ...). I highly recommend for modern...

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diogo_c 29th September 2014
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Before I get in to my current DSP Quattro problem - I've been using it for a few years now & while I've had minor issues in...

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sir hills 28th September 2014
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I just saw the mention of this in the AES sub...

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antoe 26th September 2014


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