TITLE

The Limits Of Compression

AUTHOR(S)
Lurssen, Gavin
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Mix;Dec2008, Vol. 32 Issue 13, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author offers his thoughts on mastering or sound engineering. He states that mastering is not just about pushing the limits, and that it requires a certain amount of pushing the boundaries to provide sound that fits the mainstream and the expectations of most average consumers of music. He also underscores that the responsibility of sound engineers is to learn from and maintain standards that have propelled the quality of music.
ACCESSION #
35532069

 

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