Demand for louder music has destroyed the dynamic details – fight back on Dynamic Range Day March 16, 2012
By Stephen Pate – Updated with Webinar info – If you want to hear the music louder, turn up the volume don’t compress the life out of the music. Dynamic Range Day hopes to educate recording engineers, musicians and the public about the benefit of more natural sound.
The advent of MP3 players and the ubiquitous iPhone and iPod have changed the way we hear music, and it’s not for the better.
Steve Jobs may be a genius in some people’s mind but he was largely responsible for the end of dynamic range and detail in music. iTunes music is less than 5% of what the musicians performed.