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

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mcsnare 11 hours ago
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Edit, October 11, 2021: This post has been updated with more current information. Below I am sharing something that I send to...

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studer58 16th December 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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Thor 5th November 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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Hey guys I’m working with a client who reminds me of The White Stripes/Hives - tight rhythms and dead space. The artist...

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xenozeno 5 minutes ago
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just got a BlackBox HG2 . I put it on a my master before the limiter . Here are the files with/without the BBox...

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woody reed 24 minutes ago
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I want to emulate the response of my hardware Chandler Germanium Compressors with FIRComp2. Most things are fairly obvious, but...

Gregg Hermetech
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scraggs 42 minutes ago
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Hi Guys I bought a Prism Lyra 2 I want to try out the method of clipping the converter. Do I need an outboard piece of...

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Surbitone 1 hour ago
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This is a proposal for a friendly mastering shootout/comparison where a bunch of MEs have access to a mix, submit masters,...

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casiotone 1 hour ago
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Hi folks, I'd like to share a brief review of an exceptional compressor, the Vacuvox U23, in a mastering context. TBH I haven't...

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misjah 1 hour ago
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Hello All, I am curious about the MX processing is on the Lavry MX and new Lavry Savitr. The Savitr manual describes it as...

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Todd Loomis 8 hours ago
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Hello there, I'm trying to make a choice for my monitoring conversion setup and I'm really torn between the either the...

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OTRM 11 hours ago
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Looks good. From Justin_P on the Wavelab forum... I always deliver EP and album masters for approval in two formats. ...

Thomas W. Bethe
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rainergem 21 hours ago
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Hey! I am mastering my EDM mixes. I want a analog compressor for mastering or 2-bus. I heard some examples on YouTube. Which...

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Gregg Hermetech 21 hours ago
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Anyone tried this? Really impressive. Not a full digital mastering EQ by any stretch, lacks a few vital tools...

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robshrock 1 day ago
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Title says it all... What's the punchiest limiter plugin you've come across?

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Digital Crush 2 days ago
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I'm in the market for a Vari Mu. I'm interested to know if anyone has had the opportunity to demo this unit and A/B it against...

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alexquse 2 days ago
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I have been searching for the best way to implement the Maselec MTC1 elliptical filter in software for mixing atmos files. I...

Bruce Keen
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OTRM 2 days ago
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A valued member has deleted his account. Again. It's a shame, and a real loss to the forum. He contributed a lot of very...

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Trakworx 3 days ago
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Is there any advantage getting Hofa if I already have Wavelab 11. I do already have the player maker ddp program. I like that.

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Joe_caithness 3 days ago
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Does anyone use this compressor? It seems like a mystery unit... very little about it here and no good demo vids on Youtube....

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Marogru 4 days ago
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I just notice something about the MM1. They say the following information about the plug in. The same algorithm is also...

Jason rocks
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Jorg 4 days ago
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Hello everybody, nice to meet you, I’m Jaap and I’m new on gearspace. I wanted to know more about this pair of equalizer that...

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frabo 5 days ago
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I've recently done some testing to find out which technical loudness measure best reflects the difference in loudness as...

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Jerry Tubb 5 days ago
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So I just found out that in order to complete some patching 2 of my Digisnakes need 4TRS 4XLR rather than 8TRS since this is not...

Analogue Mastering
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marcnyc 5 days ago
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Hello! I am interested in getting started with AD clipping and looking at the Dangerous music AD+ to do this. But I get a...

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RogerFoote 5 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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E Artsy Moods 6 days ago
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I have been wondering about this questions for a few years, and hopefully someone with the tech/science/programming/theory chops...

Gregg Hermetech
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Gregg Hermetech 6 days ago
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Hi everyone, I have a Mytek 8x192 ADDA which I am using for tracking and feeding my chain. I recently got a Mytek Manhattan...

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almaelectronix 6 days ago
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Hi Folk! I'm using a cranesong Hedd quantum right now, but I would like to have 8 channels. I'm looking for a...

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___GLM___ 6 days ago
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I already have a Cranesong and a SmartC2 but I'd like to use the Smart on drums and substitute with an Api 2500 or a Vertigo for...

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RJHollins 1 week ago
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I work with Logic Pro (I don't think it matters) and all ITB. When I have all the mixed songs ready to send for mastering, Logic...

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MogwaiBoy 1 week ago
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There's a new product by SSL called the Fusion. I got to use it briefly and was pretty impressed with it. I would have liked...

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blayz2002 1 week ago
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Now - I reckon everyone has that little thing they do that gives them a bit of their signature sound... And, I know that...

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MogwaiBoy 1 week ago
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How can "down firing" or "side firing" subs - that move in a plane perpendicular to the main speakers - ever...

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Camplo 1 week ago
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While I know that LUFS is an estimated loudness measure and is not perfectly on point, I'm kind of confused. Some of my mixes...

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Carl Freeland 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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24-96 Mastering 1 week ago
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Curious what the mastering community thinks of the latest Rolling Stones Tattoo You remaster. Seems they went for the...

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Trakworx 1 week ago
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WaveLab 11


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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Jerry Tubb 1 week ago
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Been having a look at McDSP APBs, wondered if anyone had tried them out for mastering? Tried searching here, but they don't seem...

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mixerguy 1 week ago
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Shaker Desk is an A/B Path console for mastering directly from open reel tape to lacquer master record. A vinyl record is a...

Paul Gold
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Paul Gold 1 week ago
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Hi, I am searching for the best native Vari-Mu emulation (or with a similar glueing without compressing too much behaviour)...

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andyisdead 1 week ago
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Hi all, I need some help as I would like to buy an opto compressor for mix/master bus (I do electronic music). I would like...

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ChusD 1 week ago
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Hi folks, I know this is a question for an accountant, but does anyone know if, as an E.U. business, i need to charge VAT to a...

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misjah 1 week ago
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Just wondering if any of our resident mastering experts have any ideas... When archiving a vinyl LP digitally, are there any...

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Thomas W. Bethe 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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Joe_caithness 1 week ago
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I'm looking to replace my 8200 mix buss EQ (which I love) with something that has detented knobs and I thought I might as well go...

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X-Pand Sound Mastering 2 weeks ago
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Im looking for a main mastering EQ and am deciding between trying one of these two SPL PQ or Maselec MEA-2 Can anyone with...

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X-Pand Sound Mastering 2 weeks ago
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Hi, basic question about Dithering and ISPL. All my projects are 48/24 and I then export to 44/16 mostly for upload to streaming....

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Gregg Hermetech 2 weeks ago
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Ok ch'all, I realize that these instant mastering sites get a lot of debate, criticism, etc...that's not what this thread is...

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easysqueeze 2 weeks ago
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I noticed that the Sony Music vinyl pre-master submission requirements contain a provision to include track index markers in the...

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Does anyone have any experience with this device? There does not seem to be a lot of users, but I really like the design ethos...

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qslprod 2 weeks ago
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Quick question: When clients ask for 24 bit WAVs of their masters, and they don't specify what sample rate they want (do they...

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Gregg Hermetech 2 weeks ago
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My friend let me borrow his record of Pink Floyd Live at Knebworth. He said he was disappointed with the sound vs the CD and...

Glenn Bucci
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misjah 2 weeks ago