Sometimes you just need to go with the flow.
The plan was for the second of these Loudness War Myths videos to be about listening in noisy environments – but the controversy over a brand new metal release made this week makes it the ideal time to tackle another myth entirely.
Some genres NEED that ‘loudness war’ sound
This one gets trotted out with depressing regularity, even by people who should know better.
Metal and EDM are the most common styles that are supposed to only sound “right” if their level has been pushed up as hard as possible against digital’s brick-wall ceiling.
So, is it true ?