Rock musicians are out to kill CDs and give fans music to their ears
Ever noticed how much louder and murkier music sounds these days? This is not entirely a matter of being out of tune with the times. Nor is it likely to be because today’s iPod generation, having suffered a decade of aural degradation, needs the volume to be cranked up. Your correspondent suspects the record companies have chosen deliberately to sacrifice some of the Compact Disc’s delicious 90 decibels of dynamic range to make their music shout louder than ever over FM radio. Record companies have long believed that making records louder gets them more “needle time”. And the more they are played on the air, the greater presumably are their sales. To read more, see: http://www.economist.com/blogs/babbage/2012/02/audio-compression
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