What loudness should you aim for when releasing music online? As loud as possible? As dynamic as possible? -14 LUFS? Everyone is always asking for the perfect number.
But here’s the trick - there is no answer. The best solution instead is to simply master the music to sound as good as possible…Read more >>
The title says it all, really - Spotify is one of the few streaming services to actually boost the loudness of quieter songs when normalizing, and until recently it was the only one to use a limiter to avoid clipping when it did this.Read more >>
Things are changing again - and for the better!
In a nutshell, Spotify has started to make their long-promised move to using LUFS for loudness normalization, instead of the older ReplayGain-based system.Read more >>