Sunday, 18 March 2012

Turn Me Up

Anyone who gives a sh*t about the quality of recorded music would do well to watch this 20 min film from TurnMeUp.org...



I've personally encountered the 'loudness wars' both as a producer/musician/engineer wishing to retain the subtlety of my work, and as a mastering engineer with (thankfully not all) clients believing the not-so-old myth that crushing the life out of their work will somehow make it more successful and/or better on the radio, (here's a heads-up: IT WON'T). Friday 16th March was apparently 'International Dynamic Range Day', (see more here), though in my book this ought to be so for the other 364 days of the year... Just sayin' like ;-) Lee