Posts Tagged ‘noise floor’

Why You Shouldn’t Mix Too Hot

Thursday, March 13th, 2008

Loud is the new black, so it seems that everyone is recording music as hot as possible – not just beefing it up at the mastering stage, but firing everything close to zero at all stages in the recording chain. Maybe it’s a hangover from the analog days where we had to keep everything as high above the hiss as possible, but nowadays there’s a lot more headroom that people don’t seem to be fully aware of…
(from DAW)