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Old 19-08-2017, 12:31 PM   #1
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is it possible to master any mp3?

here's one of ma tracks. wonder if I can make it radio ready

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Old 19-08-2017, 03:25 PM   #2
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Re: is it possible to master any mp3?

If this isn't an RB alt, I think your doppelganger used to post here.

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Old 19-08-2017, 03:42 PM   #3
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Re: is it possible to master any mp3?

To answer your question, no, I don't think you can "master" an MP3 file. You'd want to use a .WAV file.

TBH this has more of a JayMSay feel than RB. RB actually kinda came around out of his newbness by the time he disappeared...

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Old 19-08-2017, 09:11 PM   #4
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Re: is it possible to master any mp3?

ah well, thanks anyway. thought there could've been an easy way out though
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Old 20-08-2017, 07:58 AM   #5
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Re: is it possible to master any mp3?

You technically could get an MP3 mastered, it's just not ideal. Judging by your track, though, nothing is going to replace structure and a good mix. It's what we're all striving for, and it's definitely not easy.

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Old 20-08-2017, 09:05 AM   #6
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Re: is it possible to master any mp3?

uh you can totally master an mp3. some have made millions from it. this slips past plebeian ears on a constant basis and cashes millions.

but if you do it you should be very ashamed of yourself. also this round of drinks is on you. good work.
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Old 20-08-2017, 09:05 AM   #7
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Re: is it possible to master any mp3?

also I didn't listen to your track and I won't.
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Old 20-08-2017, 09:19 AM   #8
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Re: is it possible to master any mp3?

Why do you only have mp3?

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Old 20-08-2017, 02:08 PM   #9
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Re: is it possible to master any mp3?

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Why do you only have mp3?
..because they were all out of mp4s when he went to the store? :problemofficer:

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Old 22-08-2017, 02:07 AM   #10
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Re: is it possible to master any mp3?

alright. thanks for the replies
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Old 22-08-2017, 02:32 AM   #11
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Re: is it possible to master any mp3?

We've got plenty more where they came from..trust me. :problemofficer:

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Old 22-08-2017, 05:44 AM   #12
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Old 22-08-2017, 07:34 AM   #13
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Re: is it possible to master any mp3?

you can enchant mp3 file by converting it to wav which adds a wider frequency spectrum because it adds more kbps. But you need to to this gradually. start with 128kbps then convert to 192kbps, then do 256kpbs and later move to 320kpbs. With highest possible mp3 quality you can then convert it to flac. Then do flac to wav conversion and you're good to go. It's called reverse engineering.

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Old 26-08-2017, 05:29 PM   #14
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Re: is it possible to master any mp3?

really not good idea to master mp3s
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Old 29-08-2017, 03:26 PM   #15
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Re: is it possible to master any mp3?

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you can enchant mp3 file by converting it to wav which adds a wider frequency spectrum because it adds more kbps. But you need to to this gradually. start with 128kbps then convert to 192kbps, then do 256kpbs and later move to 320kpbs. With highest possible mp3 quality you can then convert it to flac. Then do flac to wav conversion and you're good to go. It's called reverse engineering.
I do this all the time.. it's not tedious at all once you get the hang of it. You also get a really nice old school distortion if you gradually bump the volume by 3dB at every stage.
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Old 29-08-2017, 04:24 PM   #16
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Re: is it possible to master any mp3?

I think it's about time we had a dedicated thread for all things MP3..I mean, this info is gold dust!

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