Did You Miss Dynamic Range Day? I Did. Damn.

I wish someone had told me that Dynamic Range Day was happening on March 27 so I could have jumped in with my whining about badly mastered albums in the Loudness Wars.

There are plenty of albums that are crushed to the point of insanity. One of worst current offenders is Taylor Swift’s 1989. Look.

Loudness vs. dynamics

Here’s another video that explains why you should care about the Loudness Wars. Meanwhile, mark Dynamic Music Day on your calendar for next year.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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