Posts Tagged ‘loudness’

How Loud Should Your Stream Be?

Monday, January 11th, 2016

Since music began to shift more towards digital, recordings have been generally getting louder – much louder than they were when vinyl was the dominant record format. But louder isn’t necessarily better…

Broadcast Loudness Murder

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

The concept of loudness in audio recordings has been a bone of contention for many producers for about two decades now, although the last ten years have seen it surge to such levels that prolonged exposure to some modern recordings can actually induce nausea (because of the audio rather than the music)…

Mix Advice – If You Have To Make It Loud

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

The art and science of mixing is a complex affair; the more you learn about it, the more you realise you have barely scratched the surface. However, there are a few general principles that can bring immediate and significant improvements to most mixes…

More Mastering Tips For Home Studios

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Mastering just won’t go away, and more and more people (myself included) want to do it in the depths of a DAW. Although it is possible to achieve decent results at home, it’s better to leave mastering to someone with really good monitors and experienced ears. But who am I kidding…