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The Loudness War

This is a video any regular music consumer should watch. It explains the recent trends in how CDs have gotten exponentially louder during the mastering process over the past decade. Ever picked up a CD from the late 80s’/early 90s’ and wonder why it was so soft as compared to one produced today? This will explain it.

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Gmex_4hreQ]