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RE: How many DVD-A have bad Mastering?

Sorry Thoughts about this topic keep popping into my head.

I also have a background in music, amature jazz improv once upon a time, and music theory.

One thing that I've noticed, which may or may be why some people tend to like this using these maximizing compression tools.

For example the Gaucho up convert vs Surround mix.
The opening symbol hit has a much more harmonically sonorous character to it. The surround mix symbol hit seems to be more dominated by the attack and has a very different fade out character.

I've noticed playing with multichannel tracks that have been and have not been maximized. Things like the overtones on acoustic guitar pop out way more than on the less squashed tracks. And by my own experimenting with tube compressor simulators, and maximizers. I too can bring out the overtones on such things (Audio Engineering secrets spoiler). Of course its all about getting the Attack and release envelopes right.

But I find the maximizers do this at the expense of a far grittier abrasive sound.

Anyhow I know but I don't knowwwwww.


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