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 >>
This. Changes. Everything.
Well, OK, not really. But something important did change last week: YouTube quietly changed their playback reference level to -14 LUFS.Read more >>
Meet David McKenna, Post Production and Scoring Stage Manager at UCLA’s School of Theatre, Film and Television.
We had the pleasure of talking to David about how he got started in the music industry, what led him to teach at UCLA and how loudness and dynamics in music have changed over the years.
Enjoy!Read more >>