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Nick Southall on the lack of dynamic range in modern music
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Nick Southall on the lack of dynamic range in modern music

Nick Southall on the lack of dynamic range in modern music. Music is about tension and release. With very hot, un-dynamic music there is no release because the sensory assault simply doesn’t let-up. By the time you’ve listened closely (or tried to) to a whole album that’s heavily compressed, you end up feeling like Alex at the end of A Clockwork Orange — battered, fatigued by, and disgusted with the music you love.

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