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Re: Why contemporary music sounds terrible

IT's those intermittent spikes when teh rest of the band is softer that
compression/limiting can really help matters.  But the art is in when to


> In the Subject: line, I would have said "Why contemporary mastering
> practices sound terrible" instead of "Why contemporary music sounds
> terrible."  I wouldn't want anyone thinking that I hate "contemporary"
> music.
> But you are so right.  I'm mixing my Celtic band's demos and am fighting
> the urge to slap that multi-band compressor across the output bus inside
> of Sonar.  If I *do* use it, I hope that I at least use more
> conservative settings than the presets provide.
> Cheers,
> Bill