Mixing For Loudness

Ear for masteringThere is a tendency for musicians to want loud mixes.  This is not an inherently bad thing. There is even a term now to describe the phenomenon: “loudness wars.”  Who will win?

But often people do bad things to their audio, such as squash it with compression so they can turn everything up to the max and ruin their dynamics.  But there are ways to mix for loudness and still have the audio sound good, which will help us get the better audio from our home recording studio.

Here is an article with some tips on how to mix for loudness from Audio Fanzine:


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