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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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Ruairi 2 days 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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Ruairi 2 weeks 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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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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I just download the upgrade to RX9 and tried out the new Dynamic Dehum tool and I am blown away. The original Dehum tool never...

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Nonlinear 2 hours 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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arnoldorodeo 11 hours 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...

Justin Perkins
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scraggs 11 hours ago
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Actually the other thread about another 'auto-mastering online service' made me create this one. AI will grow, fast and strong,...

Red Mastering
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Surbitone 14 hours 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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I.R.Baboon 16 hours ago
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Today i was able to try out a Roll Music System rms755. I compared the compressor with my other vca's - foote 3ps, tk-audio...

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duncansound 22 hours ago
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Hi , Is it worth buying in 2021 the legendary TC 6000 Native with MD3/4 for mastering? Do you think it's a waste of money as...

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robshrock 1 day ago
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Have been asked to sit on a panel to discuss MQA Oct 7th. Please help me out with links to any info pro or con that would add...

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miscend 1 day ago
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During the past 26 years I have been in business I have had 45 interns working here part time . They have all been from the local...

Thomas W. Bethe
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Thomas W. Bethe 1 day ago
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anyone try this sexy eq ? or compared with knif soma ? look like gml9500

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SmoothTone 1 day 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...

Jerry Tubb
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Jerry Tubb 1 day ago
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Looking for something to use with my Weiss EQ-1Mk II and happened upon the Dangerous Music Compressor but could not find any real...

Thomas W. Bethe
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ionian 1 day ago
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I was using a Zac Brown Band as a reference mix, and was curious as to exactly what the sides of the mix sounded like by...

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X-Pand Sound Mastering 1 day ago
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I had a few requests to list my soundBlade “capture” steps, so i made this long tedious list. I’ve done this many thousands...

Jerry Tubb
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Jerry Tubb 1 day ago
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I've been mastering a very challenging massive 4 disc 80 song retrospective of mostly rock and getting confused by the difference...

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thermos 2 days ago
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Looking for some suggestions on recent rock records that haven't gone through the sausage machine. Thanks!

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Trakworx 2 days ago
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Hi folks, getting out of mastering and I am selling my gear. I doubt I'll find someone looking to buy a turn key setup so...

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roger 3 days 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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edham 4 days ago
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I have numerous outboard and ITB EQ's for mixing and would like to purchase a single EQ plugin for mastering purposes. I plan to...

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arnoldorodeo 4 days ago
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Converters? if so which ones? r8brain? rx7? Sox? Weiss? CDfile? What else is there? What settings? When and how?...

Disease Factory
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Moondog007 6 days 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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bushwick 6 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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Mindtree 1 week ago
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As someone who masters as part of my regular production, writing, composing -- all with mixing -- work, do you feel that the...

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robshrock 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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This may be more of a mixing question than a mastering one, but mastering guys certainly have plenty of experience with high end...

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ucanhatemenow 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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-16 lufs for itunes/apple music -14 for youtube But , when I play same music on both of itunes and youtube on my apple mac pro...

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Justin Perkins 1 week ago
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I know this has probably been touched on before but I thought it deserved it's own thread. It occurred to me recently that I...

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Analogue Mastering 1 week 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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rosewood123 1 week ago
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Is enought these three units to start for complete/good mastering processing? Manley Massive Passive Mast Rupert Neve Designs...

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Surbitone 1 week ago
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I've been on the waiting list for a Cranesong HEDD Quantum for over 14 months. My VK rep seems to have no idea what's going on,...

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TanTan 1 week ago
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Do mastering engineers generally also offer stem mastering? Since our mixes are DIY I’m thinking that the mastering could be...

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

X-Pand Sound Mastering
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rectape 1 week ago
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Hi everyone , I discovered today the new service of mastering.studio Online Mastering plugin alliance And also the BX Style...

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joeaudio 1 week ago
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Hey everyone, as the title suggests, i am considering my options I have good monitors and acoustics, i master music with...

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bojobojo 1 week ago
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Would anyone here agree that the released digital files of the album are at a level above the most extreme hip-hop, and that...

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arf 1 week ago
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Almost every day now I see new plugins and other audio software being advertised as "AI - powered". That seems to be...

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a.l.e. 1 week ago
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are there any negative/positive side effects of processing upsampled audio files (say for example, audio files upsampled from...

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Fred_Abstract 1 week 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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Jerry Tubb 1 week ago
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As a new member of a presently very small club of owners, I think a thread about this box might be merited. 'What's it...

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oldspeckledhen 1 week ago
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Tokyo Dawn Labs new compressor is out now! Tokyo Dawn Labs | Tokyo Dawn Records The paid for "GE Version" really is a...

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Fred vom Jupiter 1 week 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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Fleer 1 week ago
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is it me or as soon as i engage oversampling on a plugin i can say bye to the natural transients sound? plugins who oversample by...

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Fred_Abstract 2 weeks ago
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Hi guys, I'm looking to upgrade from my Prism Lyra AD side. So I'd like to know how compares Dangerous AD+ vs the Crane song...

E Artsy Moods
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mcferrison 2 weeks ago
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This looks interesting... Balance Analog Magpha EQ plugin. — Balance Mastering Not sure what constitutes 'true...

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plexus 2 weeks ago
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I just completed a master for a new client and he is now asking for my SSN so he can send me a 1099 form. That's a new request I...

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Thomas W. Bethe 2 weeks 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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Sam Marks 2 weeks ago
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Hi all. I am looking to buy a new set of closed-back headphones for tracking all instruments and vocals, and for reference...

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ccg 2 weeks 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...

Thomas W. Bethe
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Tousana 2 weeks ago
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When someone (a non-pro, hobbyist, etc.) sends you a mix, aside from low end issues which are probably generally common and/or...

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Jerry Tubb 2 weeks ago