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2010 - 2019: Most Popular Music Tech Articles Of The Decade
Here's the top 15 articles from the past 10 years published only on Ask.Audio. These are the most read pieces on music tech, including news, tutorials and opinion editorials.
Dec. 30, 2019
New Loudness Trends in Music Mastering
You may have heard of the Loudness Wars, but there's a whole new landscape emerging when it comes to levels. Joe Albano explains where the industry is heading.
Jan. 18, 2018
This Video Demystifies The Loudness Wars
We've all heard about the loudness wars, but what does the term actually mean? Matt Hepworth uses WaveLab plus some commercial tracks to show you just how loud music has got - and what to do about it.
Jun. 2, 2017
Spotify Drops Loudness Target to -14 LUFS. What Does This Mean For Producers?
Good news, with Spotify's latest announcement, the loudness wars may finally be coming to an end. So what does this mean for producers?
May. 26, 2017
How Loudness Standards Relate To EDM And Club Music Production
Understanding how loudness standards work can be crucial to mixing and mastering correctly for different target media. Shane Berry is here to guide you through the terminology.
Mixing & Mastering
Feb. 12, 2017
Demystifying The Confusion Around Loudness, Metering & Levels
There's lots of confusion about loudness and metering it these days.Â Decibels are bewildering enough, and terms like LUKS, LUFS, LU, LRA and dBTP don't help much. Here is what we need to know.
May. 24, 2016
5 Common Myths About Loudness Metering Debunked
There are plenty of myths, rumors and misperceptions flying about when it comes to mixing, mastering and specifically, loudness, some of these myths need debunking. Shane Berry provides the facts.
Apr. 17, 2016
Ian Shepherd and MeterPlugs Release Dynameter Plugin
Ian Shepherd tells us the big issue for music is not loudness, but dynamics. With this in mind, Dynameter provides a real-time display of your track's dynamics in the form of an easy to use graph.
Dec. 15, 2015
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