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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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Trakworx 1 day ago
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Files here: https://mega.nz/#F!InggRS4K!ztYVoN9G7H46yqF7TBYlOw]Mastering Compressor Comparison The compressors include: ADT...

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ruby06 14th July 2021
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Dear friends and colleagues, it's with great sadness that I have to inform you my studio has been burgled, here in Los...

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lowland 28th February 2021
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thom wettstein and I have compared a few eq's to each other. next to my eq's knif soma knif eksa gyraf g23-s tube tech...

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AudiotalesDesign 2nd February 2021
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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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WaveLab 11 is out today. Lots of new features such as plugin parameter automation, lanes which help with stem mastering and...

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studer58 2 hours ago
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FWIW This was in my inbox this morning https://www.mastering.studio/ These guys are plugin sellers (The Plug-in-Alliance) and...

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Surbitone 5 hours ago
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I just noticed it through some testing on a already limited/mastered song, the song is normalized to 0db I had Fabfilter Pro...

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Leon88 8 hours ago
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Just installed Fabfilter Pro Q3, and like it: I tried it on one of the tracks for tomorrow's attended EP to get a feel for the...

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bmanic 12 hours ago
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I have lately noticed some people in mastering still use those old hardware L2s I remember from ages ago. (Ludwig has like 6 of...

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Thomas W. Bethe 15 hours ago
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GS, How does one even go about getting these plugins in 2021? I am open to options in terms of how to try/buy them - I run WL,...

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darkalex 15 hours ago
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Well.... I finally made the Quantum Leap, Schwiiing! Bought a new MacMini M1 w Big Sur OS 11 WaveLab Pro 10, somehow...

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Jerry Tubb 16 hours ago
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I have been considering upgrading my MacBook Pro to a new 2019 i9, 8-core, with 64GB Ram, for maximum power & speed, to pitch...

Jerry Tubb
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Jerry Tubb 16 hours ago
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11 is released and in few hours of use looks fine. Is probably what we expected from 10.0 Has some news regarding multitrack...

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DBarbarulo 21 hours ago
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I’m reading this article talking about sound quality loss of WAV files when converted to FLAC, get this “even though they...

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FabienTDR 1 day ago
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Hi, first post in Mastering Forum :) I sent a track to a nearby mastering engineer and I'm super impressed! I want to know...

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bmanic 1 day ago
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Any users here doing Mastering with it ? This one seems to be rarely discussed... All inputs appreciated kfhkh

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X-Pand Sound Mastering 1 day ago
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Hey guys, My "real" mastering studio will be in the center of the school where I'm teaching production/mix/mastering,...

E Artsy Moods
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E Artsy Moods 1 day ago
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Hey, how's everyone! I'm trying to figure out exactly how to export all the stems in my Pro Tools project with the processing...

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TFromTheEmpire 1 day ago
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Can anyone recommend some headphones that are good for consistent low end translation on to other systems when mixing electronic...

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E Artsy Moods 2 days ago
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Let’s mostly talk about distro kid, reading Justins updated article it would seem that many people seem comfortable with...

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Artcutech 2 days ago
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Not sure where to post this, mastering or mixing issue…apologies…. I just updated my monitoring setup from Solo6’s +...

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Thomas W. Bethe 2 days ago
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I'm new to this section of the forum, as I usually post in the Electronic Music section, but I feel my question may be better...

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jags 2 days ago
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I have Tidal Hi Fi Subscription and Apple Music subscription, and a Spotify free plan. Loudness for the album sounds different on...

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Trakworx 3 days ago
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I'm just gonna leave this here.. https://phonocut.com/ http://vinylgif.com/gifs/201412/hypnotic-spiral-vinyl.gif

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EmergingStates 3 days ago
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I've only used Waves L2, Ozone 8/9, and Fabfilter Pro L2. Ozone sounds most transparent, but a bit thin. Fabfilter has better...

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johannburkard 3 days ago
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Did some of you work with the new Gyraf G21 in a mastering sessions?

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gyraf 3 days ago
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Hi sluts and spacers, I could use your help in communicating with a mastering engineer. I sent a track to mastering engineer...

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rainergem 3 days ago
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Hi All: I'm searching for the "best" plug-in mastering compressor for Jazz, classical, etc. I don't do hip hop or...

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thermos 4 days ago
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Can someone please explain the pros and cons of Delta Sigma DACs versus R-2R DACs? For instance, this is directly from Soekris...

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dfghdhr 5 days ago
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does anyone of you uses AVALON VT-747SP as mastergin compresor ? how does it comprare to pair of trakkers or Pendulum audio...

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augustusarnone 6 days ago
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Hi All i am finishing my project in my home studio and am investing in a Neve orbit 5057 to do the final pass. I am sending...

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coreyspencer 6 days ago
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51dB audio berlin builds an eq to my...

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teebaum 1 week ago
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So, just finished an E.P for a pretty well-known Stoner Rock band... it’s sounding great and has just been approved this...

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Surbitone 1 week ago
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Brand new Converter from RME: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpi1ZmXtfKY It seems they tried to build the absolute best...

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Riccardo 1 week ago
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Hi folks, Anyone got or used a HCL Thermos? From what I gather it's a 4 band parametric mastering EQ based on the Barry Porter...

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AudiotalesDesign 1 week ago
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Hello guys, Ive looking for new speakers for mastering, we have now new dsp monitors like Kii Audio and Dutch Dutch 8c but...

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JblKid95 1 week ago
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Hello, Who is using worldclock with crookwood converters ? I have serious sync problems beyond 48Khz if i activated more than 1...

Cassar Audio Lab
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Cassar Audio Lab 1 week ago
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Hey fellow Mastering Engineer, here's something new for you :) 1951 Mastering...

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AudiotalesDesign 1 week ago
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I've been recording for years at 48kHz and now I'm moving to 96kHz. If I render a master or premaster to 44 kHz will I retain...

Voiceover Guy
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50-pence 1 week ago
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Could use a little help here. I can't get my hands on a quintessence to demo and wondering if anyone has experience with it...

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woody reed 1 week ago
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HEDD -FX Alternatives? My HEDD was not that often used as AD/DA Converter, but as FX in the Digital domain after A/D. Also the...

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Surbitone 1 week ago
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Hi! My DAW projects are almost always in 24-bit 48 KHz. Since I need to have both a 48 KHz and 44.1 KHz mix and master (for...

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Aperus 1 week ago
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Hey Everyone. So I'm trying to assemble an analog EQ Combo for my mastering chain. Im all But Settled on the KNIF SOMA and...

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teebaum 1 week ago
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Hello everyone! I have the Manley Vari Mu and API 2500 as my analog compressors, I'm happy with them. However, to have...

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StevenLMorgan 1 week 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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blaugruen7 1 week ago
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I tried to find this in the forum, but no real luck. Can a 1610/1630 Umatic tape be readable through an F1 or 701 type of...

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Greg Reierson 2 weeks ago
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Hello everyone, I can't say this is something that I run into very often but recently I was handed a mix down to be mastered;...

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X-Pand Sound Mastering 2 weeks ago
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Hello eveyone, I just got a Bettermaker Mastering Limiter and I'm having some issues with it that I don't seem to see anywhere...

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polybonk 2 weeks ago
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There are platforms now where you can get Atmos music to the consumer, and some artists and labels seem be making new mixes or...

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juniorhifikit 2 weeks ago
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Hi everyone, Did you listen to some tracks on Apple Music encoded in Atmos ? Do you like it versus normal master, do you...

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qslprod 2 weeks ago
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Imagine if all major release platforms like Spotify let the listener control the vocal, bass and instruments, and drums levels...

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narfs 2 weeks ago
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I was thinking about a simple way to get a HPF sidechain feature to my X-Rack SSL Buss Compressor. Previously I had an Elysian...

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Nonlinear 2 weeks ago
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I'm all for limiting it due to OCD & reading meters sure! And its standard broadcast practice now but, I've just wondered...

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Nonlinear 2 weeks ago
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Just took Streaky's 3 Step Mastering Tutorial for a laugh. It lasted roughly an hour and he spent maybe 20 minutes on his 3...

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ghostman 2 weeks ago