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Re: Digital Distortion

Subject: Re: Digital Distortion
Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2003 21:37:28 EDT
In a message dated 6/24/2003 12:49:41 PM Pacific Standard Time, 

> I have an opinion on that: never normalize. Never. No need for it. At 
> the last stage of CD mastering, overall levels might be raised so the 
> loudest sounds are close to max or limited close to max, but that's 
> as far as you want to go. In intermediate steps, you need headroom 
> for processing.

What about normalizing to 50%. I do this on all my recordings before I start 
to edit?. Am I making a mistake? I use CoolEdit.


John V. Moore Nature Recordings

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