Tag: Loudness

I greatly appreciate this site. It is such a treat to be able to speak to experienced and knowledgeable mixers. Question: I know technology in the recording field has come far in the last 40 years, but compressors were around …

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I have a question regarding order of effects on the stereo output channel. I have Ozone 3 which is a “mastering” plug in. It contains a graphic EQ, some compressors, reverb, etc. I also have a separate compressor which I …

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Recently I had an artist ask me why the mixes he does in his home studio sound so much softer than the commercially released music he buys. I thought that everyone already knew about the whole “loudness wars” craze that …

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