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

SmoothTone
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M2E 3 weeks 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...

Thor
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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...

Riccardo
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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...

Riccardo
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Riccardo 11th October 2007
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I've definitively concluded that 24 bit uploads sound better than 16 bit uploads on Spotify. Now I'm trying to determine if...

burns46824
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splitting_ears 15 minutes ago
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This shows a fancy side-view of a forthcoming product. We've been working intensely on it, now for two years. Thought you guys...

FabienTDR
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JfromRVA 49 minutes ago
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Hello all, I have a couple questions about mastering I hope you can answer for me. 1. Does Mastering really make your material...

mr. torture
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SmoothTone 1 hour 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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Joe_caithness 2 hours ago
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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...

Lagerfeldt
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carolcappetta 4 hours ago
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Hi, I'm working on a live recording and all the tracks are sequenced without silence. Between some tracks there is...

Cassar Audio Lab
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Cassar Audio Lab 23 hours 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...

Trakworx
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tymish 1 day ago
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I was wondering if anyone could help me out here. I'm currently working on restoring a live recording. I'm not sure of the...

Dan_RS
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Uncovered Pitch 1 day ago
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Need some advice I do House / Dance Music and occasionally other genres like pop , hip hop etc,,, Looking for a good ADC in...

REMIXER31
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OTRM 1 day ago
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I'll start with a standard GS disclaimer: I don't get anything for this. I've just been a beta tester and this thing is...

macc
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DanArt 2 days ago
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Hello, I have a question about the perception of distortion and different DAC filters. I am a sound engineer in a TV studio and...

hasan aydin
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Rumi 2 days ago
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I do the mastering of my clients' songs at ITB. I often use the LinMB, Waves linear phase multiband compressor, quite often. Now...

masterlogic
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Jmfreeland 2 days ago
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Good morning, I wanted to kindly ask if any mastering engineers are using the IGS audio tubecore (vari-my) or the IGS audio V8...

carolcappetta
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NathanEldred 2 days ago
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Hi, I'm in a position where I need to make a DDP to send to a pressing plant. Please could you advise on software options on Mac....

A440
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Simon Morrison 2 days ago
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Hi I have a track I mastered yesterday that required a lot of de-clicking etc in RX7. I saved the RX session but today I have...

F. Davis
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StephenMarsh 3 days ago
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I am actually having cognitive dissonance about this next post because I want to keep this box a secret weapon but the more...

nomatic
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Hendyamps 3 days 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...

audiomaster
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AB3 3 days ago
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Anyone have experience with either or (ideally) both of these units that you can share? There are a few opinions on the Museq in...

billinder33
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engmix 4 days ago
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Hi, I am looking for a good stereo mastering EQ to complement my Tegeler Audio EQP-1 for EDM and Techno mastering duties,...

Progmatic-Studios
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8ttila 5 days ago
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Hello everyone I'm having a client that wants me to master a voice over recording at -17.7 LUFS and -0.3dbTP I put a L1...

joni_be_good
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Alexey Lukin 6 days ago
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Hi all. I'm looking at the api 5500 as a color hardware eq, but I've seen comments that it is more colored than the original...

Ski spiggy
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Ski spiggy 6 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...

Joe_caithness
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The Beatsmith 6 days 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...

bcgood
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JSchlomo 1 week ago
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I got the following from a long-time Hip Hop client of mine: "I wanted to know if I can book a couple hours of studio...

Trakworx
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Trakworx 1 week ago
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I'd like to try and get a picture of how many and which mastering houses/studios offer the Neumann DMM service. I know about...

wheatus
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misjah 1 week 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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Vocal Mastering 1 week ago
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Hi fellas, which are your favorite plugins for mastering? I see more and more ME going ITB in the past two years so Im curious to...

MADA
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Vocal Mastering 1 week ago
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has anyone had a chance to audition the new dirac plugin solution yet? i imagine someone with a first-hand experience with a...

snapmastering
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flak 1 week ago
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Some months ago I got a phone call from a guy in the US encouraging me to try a new type of audio processing called FiDef....

Chris Bauer
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copperx 1 week 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...

arnoldorodeo
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Joe_caithness 1 week ago
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Hi all, I still use PSP Mastercomp as a 'clean', final mastering compressor before limiting. In fact, I generally use the same...

The Beatsmith
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Joe_caithness 1 week ago
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Does anyone use an external eq to sculpt the side chain in their mastering compressors? I have a neve mbp with an external sc...

nick b
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OpusOfTrolls 1 week ago
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Hi there, I'm sure this is a pretty dumb question, but would it be ok to record left and right of the master buss in two...

zlatan
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Karloff70 2 weeks ago
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Hey fellow Mastering Engineer, here's something new for you :) 1951 Mastering...

AudiotalesDesign
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AudiotalesDesign 2 weeks ago
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Hi I am kinda new to mastering and wanted to setup a mastering chain, I have an old Avid Omni HD and a bunch of analog gears...

cristtiah
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graph 2 weeks ago
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With the risk of boring everybody to death (already started a few threads on Facebook mastering forums). Does anybody still use...

znus
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X-Pand Sound Mastering 2 weeks ago
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hi guys, i'm using reaper since some months for all my masters since i really like the workflow. since most album masters...

karumba
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tas chris 2 weeks ago
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People thought I was insane for saying the vintage converter hype is real and coming in plugin form.. but here we are...

Joe_caithness
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Club Foot 2 weeks ago
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A few years back I watched this Mastering YouTube video by Warren Sokol, and a question someone asked him caught my eyes. I'm...

dfghdhr
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bcgood 2 weeks ago
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I am looking for an eq to cut right above 20hz. Any suggestions? Maybe Maat orange could be a good candidate.

beef
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johannburkard 2 weeks ago
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What audio editors allow dithering by plug in? I've heard great things about Airwindow's dither and I don't know how to apply it....

johnmix
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huejahfink 3 weeks ago
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Hi all I've tried searching for something relating to this but wasn't quite sure what it's called or if it's a thing but does...

Philbop
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FabienTDR 3 weeks ago
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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...

Switchcraft
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qslprod 3 weeks ago
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Instead of "perfectly flat, uncolored" studio monitors like Adams, Focals, Barefoots, etc., it is more common to see...

Nonlinear
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Jerry Tubb 3 weeks ago
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I've be told that there is some controversy concerning which wav format (floating point, 24 bit, or 16 bit) is best for creating...

wildplum
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Jerry Tubb 3 weeks ago
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Hi there, I have been meditating for some years now. slowly my interest started growing in creating my own Theta Waves/Binaural...

chumusic
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Jerry Tubb 3 weeks ago
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I've watched several interviews lately with big-name mixing engineers and there seems to be a trend towards working increasingly...

Ortus
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RogerFoote 3 weeks ago
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Does anyone have links or schematics to DIY mastering builds? I searched around for the Net EQ plans which I believe are public...

nick b
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protools 3 weeks ago
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Hi! What is the better filter steepness for resampling from 24 kHz sampling rate (no audio above 12k) to 48 kHz? Lower...

ubk10367
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ubk10367 3 weeks ago
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Have a look at this and download and read the manual and download the trial...

Thomas W. Bethe
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Thomas W. Bethe 3 weeks ago

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