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Not that what happens to "radio" matters much these days

Postby Malcolm Boyce » Sat May 18, 2013 1:21 pm

...but this is a neat paper on the effects of clipping in mixes and masters, and what radio processing does to the material.

http://www.orban.com/support/orban/tech ... th_1.3.pdf

The old, "make it loud for broadcast" is just so wrong on all levels. What we have actually been doing, is making it sound like it's on the radio, from the track itself. Funny how we used to think of "radio" sound as inferior.... facepalm
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Re: Not that what happens to "radio" matters much these days

Postby Scott DeVarenne » Sat May 18, 2013 10:06 pm

I read the whole thing.
Tardon Feathered? Is that really a real name.
The examples of mixes, pre-processer, looks like music from another era.
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Re: Not that what happens to "radio" matters much these days

Postby Malcolm Boyce » Sun May 19, 2013 11:35 am

Scott DeVarenne wrote:The examples of mixes, pre-processer, looks like music from another era.
I would say that they certainly are. This study was from more than a decade ago so... good eye for that!
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Re: Not that what happens to "radio" matters much these days

Postby macrae11 » Sun May 19, 2013 1:26 pm

I have a few issues with Bob's approach but his book is an excellent read. Very worthwhile purchase.
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Re: Not that what happens to "radio" matters much these days

Postby Mathieu Benoit » Mon May 27, 2013 1:56 pm

macrae11 wrote:I have a few issues with Bob's approach but his book is an excellent read. Very worthwhile purchase.


Is that the book you stuffed into my luggage this weekend?
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Re: Not that what happens to "radio" matters much these days

Postby Malcolm Boyce » Mon May 27, 2013 2:00 pm

macrae11 wrote:I have a few issues with Bob's approach but his book is an excellent read. Very worthwhile purchase.
Haven't read his book but am familiar with a lot of his online presence. I agree with your assessment about having "issues".
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Re: Not that what happens to "radio" matters much these days

Postby macrae11 » Mon May 27, 2013 2:59 pm

Mathieu Benoit wrote:
macrae11 wrote:I have a few issues with Bob's approach but his book is an excellent read. Very worthwhile purchase.


Is that the book you stuffed into my luggage this weekend?


That's the one.
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Re: Not that what happens to "radio" matters much these days

Postby macrae11 » Mon May 27, 2013 3:00 pm

Malcolm Boyce wrote:
macrae11 wrote:I have a few issues with Bob's approach but his book is an excellent read. Very worthwhile purchase.
Haven't read his book but am familiar with a lot of his online presence. I agree with your assessment about having "issues".


Yeah he strikes me as an odd duck for sure, and some of his writings I strongly disagree with. However the book is worth a read and has some excellent material in it.
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