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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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The_Phoenix_2018 16 hours ago
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Files here:!InggRS4K!ztYVoN9G7H46yqF7TBYlOw]Mastering Compressor Comparison The compressors include: ADT...

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nohay 20 hours ago
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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 14th April 2022
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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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Most of the signatures on here that advertise Mastering Houses seem to emphasise the balancing of relative loudness between...

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Thomas W. Bethe 6 minutes ago
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Here's a question for my fellow old-timers... In a 1630 rig, the DTA-2000 was always hooked up to a dot-matrix printer to...

Jeff Willens
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cathode 8 hours ago
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I've been recording a few songs into my DAW direct from Tidal with loudness normalisation on. Then analysing the integrated...

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deedeeyeah 12 hours ago
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Hi folks, I've been a bit lazy about checking out the latest plugins for the last couple of years. Anyone got any...

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graphs 13 hours ago
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Anyone know of a nice batch processor that can output several different formats in one pass? So, i want to load in an album of...

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John Moran 13 hours ago
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Hello Everyone, I've done some mastering, but I'm primarily a producer and mix engineer. I'm posting this question here just...

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Jerry Tubb 14 hours ago
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Hey Gearslutz, just wondering what's knocking about in the hardware router/patch switch dept. these days. Something like the...

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da goose 15 hours ago
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Just ran the UAD Chandler Limited Curve Bender through Plugin Doctor & the Linear Analysis shows a 5.7 dB boost at 5.4 Hz,...

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teknosmoker 19 hours ago
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See here Thanks in advance...

Thomas W. Bethe
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Thomas W. Bethe 23 hours ago
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Hi all, We are preparing to launch our first offering in the new Mastering Suite Editions units, the 1ru Stereo Germanium...

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Mastering101 1 day ago
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well, I always Use Clipper on Kick & Snare/claps To receive Maximum punch without distortion , but the question is will u...

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I.R.Baboon 1 day ago
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My intern asked: "Why can't I just do the mastering until it sounds good and why do I have to worry about things like...

Thomas W. Bethe
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Trakworx 1 day ago
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Hey! To be honest I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this but I need help regarding easy and effective methods of...

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David Rick 1 day ago
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well any news and price info on this item ..... it would be a nice option next to my console .... would love to go parallel...

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Udi Koomran 1 day ago
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One thing I found interesting and heart warming, is the fact that attended mastering by artists and producers is still a...

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thethrillfactor 1 day ago
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What are your techniques for increasing the density of your tracks (prior to any clipping/limiting), and, how do you go about...

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I.R.Baboon 2 days ago
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I think Kevin Gray is becoming one of my personal favorite and most respected mastering engineers. He just seems so...

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FabienTDR 2 days ago
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Any suggestions welcome please folks. I want them about 90cm off the ground. Cheers Paul peachh

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Paul_G 2 days ago
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I have. Its really good. I'm amazed I have seen no talk of it anywhere on this board. Got it today and quickly patched it in...

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rrroque 2 days ago
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Hi, I was just recently given a TC 6000 Mastering unit by a friend. It is basically new - only used to mix one album. I know...

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guitar012001 3 days 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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I.R.Baboon 3 days 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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Joe_caithness 4 days ago
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Since the Mastering Lab closed its door who picked up the slack? Eric Boulanger founded The Bakery and he trained under Doug...

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phild 5 days ago
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Hi all. I'm looking at getting my first valve/tube piece. Basically to attract more clients and be able to deliver tube...

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the fxs 5 days ago
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How do you convince your clients to listen to their audio files before sending to mastering? This is happening to me too often...

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I.R.Baboon 6 days ago
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Hi all, I'm looking for the term used to describe this phenomenon—the EQ (or compressor, other plug-in or hardware) is...

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Aivaras 6 days ago
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This is super exciting and I can't wait to get my hands on the record. The reviews have been great....

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Plush 6 days ago
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I was just about to transfer a beautiful new 1/2" set of master tapes when I discovered some serious problems with the tones...

bob katz
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mahasandi 1 week ago
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Hello What kind of mastering plug-ins / technologies are you still missing in 2022? Almost everything was invented and...

Eplex7 DSP
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melopie 1 week ago
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Hi, Sometimes these esses that sounds like paper'ish fragmented smearing occurs either when using a de-esser or just appears on...

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puppee 1 week ago
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I'm surprised that there hasn't been a thread made about this. Let me know if one of you gets your hands on one.....

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macc 1 week ago
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How do you guys deal with fades. Say a fade out of a song is perfect pre master (mixed) but once sent through the analog chain...

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Jerry Tubb 1 week ago
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FWIW This was in my inbox this morning These guys are plugin sellers (The Plug-in-Alliance) and...

Thomas W. Bethe
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moostapha 1 week ago
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Hi, Feel a little silly asking this question considering the MM-1 is supposed to be so easy and simple to use. But I've always...

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duende 1 week ago
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Hey all I've very recently had to retire a very long serving windows machine due to technical issues, and I've currently...

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Unnamed 1 week ago
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Can I mix 2 different a/d converters when summing? I have 8 of one kind and 8 of another. To equal 16 channels . A radar classic...

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OTRM 1 week ago
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Hi, im hoping to get som light or clarity on an issue im having. I know its a Mastering Forum ( I do Master) but I was having...

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sheriff 1 week ago
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An AE friend of mine recently attended a mastering session with Ted Jensen. The music was Hard Rock. The mastered tracks are...

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TaySensei 1 week ago
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I have been struggling with this topic for a few days and decided to seek advice. The question is probably simple. Do I always...

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rovergear 1 week ago
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I'm on the hunt for a particular compressor sound in plugin form, thought i'd outsource it to the hive mind. It's like a...

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Scragend 1 week ago
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So I have been searching for some new limiters so I can have a variety to select for different tracks. I've been doing...

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imhungry 1 week ago
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51dB audio berlin builds an eq to my...

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peter sikking 1 week ago
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I'm mastering a client's album, only because he can't afford to pay for professional mastering. I'm getting a nice sounding end...

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blayz2002 2 weeks ago
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Forum friends, So here we are in 2023; in August it'll be 28 years since I started with version 2 of the SADiE digital audio...

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Jerry Tubb 2 weeks ago
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I am getting more and more songs that have been "pre mastered" by the recording/mixing engineer. It is hard enough to...

Thomas W. Bethe
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Deleted 27b07eafed5ed13 2 weeks 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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Plush 2 weeks ago
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Hi, I am actually using an Antelope Orion Synergy Core as an audio interface connected to an iMac via thunderbolt. I just bought...

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jdsbleedo 2 weeks ago
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Well this should be quite interesting :heh: Instagram

X-Pand Sound Mastering
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MRSEED 2 weeks ago
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Just saw this intriguing photo on Facebook. Come on then, Jakob, what's the...

Hippocratic Mastering
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gyraf 2 weeks 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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nohay 2 weeks ago