Robert Siegel talks with two guests about how recorded music has changed in the past decade. First, mastering engineer Bob Ludwig explains how recordings have gotten louder and worse. Then Robert talks Andrew Oxenham, a professor in the Psychology department at the University of Minnesota, about how the ubiquity of MP3’s has changed what we hear.
Link: The Decade In Loudness
Christopher Clark’s PDF: A Visual History of Loudness
Sir Tyler says
Very interesting post. I liked the bit about mp3s shaping what we listen to