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Re: [ARSCLIST] Poor sound of modern recordings thread

On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 1:45 PM, Dave Radlauer <Dradjazz@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> << That optimism however is belied by the sorry results heard on most
> recordings of the last three decades. Therefore one must wonder,
> might inadequate monitoring facilities be to blame? >>
> Musical artists (and their producers) must also share responsibility for
> the
> poor sound of modern (ie last 30 years) recordings.   We engineers are
> unltimately employees or contractors to the giant egos and whims of artists
> and
> producers.   We are constantly asked to do things we know are wrong (the
> loudness/squashed dynamics wars of the last 5-10 years may be the worst
> example).
> This is just one of the reasons why as an engineer I've specialized in
> restoration/preservation and spoken word productions.

Good move, to preserve your sanity!


> Dave Radlauer
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