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I think that's all temporary. The cheaper hard drive space becomes, the less of a consideration it will be. My guess is inside 10 years, digital tracks will be fully uncompressed and ubiquitously so. There's already products like the PonoPlayer that play uncompressed music flac files. My hope is that as time goes by and people are able to easily play fully uncompressed music, sound technicians will mix to that standard.

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I think that's all temporary. The cheaper hard drive space becomes, the less of a consideration it will be. My guess is inside 10 years, digital tracks will be fully uncompressed and ubiquitously so. There's already products like the PonoPlayer that play uncompressed music flac files. My hope is that as time goes by and people are able to easily play fully uncompressed music, sound technicians will mix to that standard.
Mike, we are talking about Dynamic range compression as an audio signal processing operation, not audio file compression like MP3 But either way MP3 or any compressed audio file (in terms of data) sucks!!!
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I think that's all temporary. The cheaper hard drive space becomes, the less of a consideration it will be. My guess is inside 10 years, digital tracks will be fully uncompressed and ubiquitously so. There's already products like the PonoPlayer that play uncompressed music flac files. My hope is that as time goes by and people are able to easily play fully uncompressed music, sound technicians will mix to that standard.
Two completely different things Mike.

Pretty good explanation here:

http://dynamicrangeday.co.uk/about/
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Ah thanks for clearing that up. I misunderstood.


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Two completely different things Mike.



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That video did a great job explaining what you're talking about. I never even knew about this!

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This is a great site to see the DR of albums.

http://dr.loudness-war.info/album/li...ADELE&album=25

Most people look at this and say Vinly has better DR but it's all in the master. If the studio wanted to, all CD could have huge DR.
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This is a great site to see the DR of albums.

http://dr.loudness-war.info/album/li...ADELE&album=25

Most people look at this and say Vinly has better DR but it's all in the master. If the studio wanted to, all CD could have huge DR.
Love that website!. Also completely true, it blows my mind why they would willingly destroy a tracks DR, it seems like a lazy thing to do with so much technology right there in front of them that is designed for incredible audio quality.

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Love that website!. Also completely true, it blows my mind why they would willingly destroy a tracks DR, it seems like a lazy thing to do with so much technology right there in front of them that is designed for incredible audio quality.

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In the 60's, mastering for pop music mostly aimed at making it sound good on car and tabletop radios and portable record players. Nowadays it's to make it sound good through earbuds and portable Bluetooth speakers. In both cases you're trying to optimize for a system with not a lot of output power, so compressing gets you a louder perceived sound.

Also sets the table for the later 'special edition' releases.
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In the 60's, mastering for pop music mostly aimed at making it sound good on car and tabletop radios and portable record players. Nowadays it's to make it sound good through earbuds and portable Bluetooth speakers. In both cases you're trying to optimize for a system with not a lot of output power, so compressing gets you a louder perceived sound.

Also sets the table for the later 'special edition' releases.
Kind of has me thinking....Movies are produced and edited both in picture and sound for DVD and Bluray (and now 4K as well). Why isn't music this way? Why was there never anyone who thought to produce a track for different playback methods like cars/earbuds/home audio systems/etc?

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