It’s upon us once again, Dynamic Range Day. Friday 20th May sees the return of Ian Shepherd’s Dynamic Range Day, a day made to recognise the joy that dynamics bring to music. Every year this gets bigger and bigger, and this year is no exception. There is a challenge every year, and there is a Read More →

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What is loudness normalisation? Firstly, what is loudness normalization? Well, it’s quite simple, really. The volume of each track played on an app such as Spotify, or iTunes (and now even YouTube) is the same, it’s at an equal loudness to every other track on the app. Quite simply, Loud songs become quieter and quiet songs become louder. Um, Read More →

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So Dynamic Range Day has come around again. Once again, thanks and respect to Ian Shepherd for conceiving it, running it every year and generally flying the flag for more dynamic music.   For today’s blog I’ll presume we are conversant with the concept that as you make a recording louder you decrease the dynamic range Read More →

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