Posts Tagged ‘audio quality’

Is Technology Killing Music?

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

Few people would argue that technology isn’t changing music – but is technology actually killing music? Certain excerpts from Mark Katz’s book Capturing Sound: How Technology Has Changed Music seem to express the view that the commodification of music is fundamentally damaging to music as a social and cultural artform – and it all began with Edison…

Should You Mix For Your Listeners?

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

This is something of a leading question, and the obvious answer seems to be ‘of course you should’. Accepted best practise in professional audio mixing/mastering is to work with specialised flat-response monitors in a specially designed room – providing the cleanest sound possible without interference patterns or emphasising/attenuating any particular frequency range. However, considering that your audience will be listening to your product on vastly inferior equipment, should you take that into consideration too?