Loudness and dynamics are 2 of the most important concepts in mastering levels.
Mastering levels ensure your track is loud enough to compete in the marketplace of commercial tracks. And the largest impact of the mastering process is loudness.
It seems like there are endless arguments about loudness going on in the professional audio community. So why is loudness such a big deal?
Some say loudness is killing music, however, there is plenty of pros out there still chasing the loudest master they could get.
In this article, I’ll go through everything you should understand loudness in mastering levels. Continue reading →