Re: Mastering
Posted by: NIK WILSON ()
Date: February 18, 2021 02:08AM

Danny Danzi Wrote:
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>
> Nik, I absolutely hate that too! That's one of the
> services I provide in my studio business. I can't
> tell you how many jobs I've walked away from that
> wanted that loud, smashed sound. When done
> correctly, a good master will turn up and up
> without distortion and without killing the dynamic
> value of music.
>
> The story behind what they call "the loudness
> wars" is quite silly as well as a major
> degradation in sound. However, there ARE some acts
> that benefit from this because their music is best
> enjoyed aggressively. But for melodic Myles, it
> totally kills the nice ups and downs that help us
> to enjoy music. When the dynamics are gone and all
> you get is a loud, smashed sound, you can also get
> ear fatigue from it because it's just balls open
> and never cuts back. Why people think that is
> important, I'll never understand. Then again,
> we've been dealing with people that listen to
> music through phone speakers and crappy ear buds.
> So it doesn't surprise me that they'd crash and
> burn with brick walled audio too. Sad.
>
> Danny


Thanks a lot Danny. That's really interesting. For me born and raised really appreciating top quality sound production, this technique in the most part really does grate on me. It's that thick thud from the drums etc that almost stops the music in its tracks.

It is sad because when I hear music mixed for best quality rather than absolute volume, the results are epic..

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