Today is Dynamic Range Day! SPREAD THE WORD!

Don’t go looking for this on a calendar because you won’t find it.  You’ll just have to take my word for it.

Dynamic Range Day was founded by some people who hate what’s happening to music.  Too much compression.  Too much distortion.  The madness of the Loudness Wars.

I, for one, applaud these effects.  There is no reason a CD mastered today should sound worse than a disc purchased in 1987.  It’s time to take a stand–and to take up arms, if necessary.

Read more about Dynamic Range Day here.  And please pass the word.

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.

One thought on “Today is Dynamic Range Day! SPREAD THE WORD!

  • March 17, 2012 at 6:39 am
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    My Appetite For Destruction vinyl and I will happily celebrate.

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