The Loudness Wars: Why Music Sounds Worse

Listen to and read NPR’s story on the subject of music’s “Loudness Wars”:

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=122114058

Video of the Week: The Loudness War–A Short Introduction

This YouTube video serves as a brief introduction to what is being called “The Loudness War”, which is the issue of modern music being released (and older music re-released) with too much compression and volume and a lack of dynamics.
If the video piques your interest, check out the more in-depth article to follow. It’s an important topic and worth your attention if you care about how your music sounds.

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