sep 25

My Ears

WSJ uses two Metallica tracks for a visualization that illustrates how the volume has been ramped up on CDs over the past decade. (And we already know Death Magnetic sounds better on Guitar Hero.) The accompanying article asks "Can a Metallica album be too loud?" Very mildly related: Suzanne Vega, the mother of the mp3.


Also interesting, the Metallica tracks in Guitar Hero III haven't had all the dynamic range squashed out of them - at least according to this audio engineer:

posted by Nav at 2:01 PM on September 25, 2008

Oooh yeah, saw that the other day and forgot it... included it in the post now.

posted by Rex at 2:04 PM on September 25, 2008

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