I could be right or wrong but at present I don't blame Soundcloud or any mp3 for that matter for swirly transients and spacial corruption (stereo compression artifacts) we hear. I think Soundcloud compression (possible any MP3 compression simply exposes (the bad in a mix) more.
I have a valued client that is mandating I use mp3s to "remaster" CDs for replication. Those new production CDs are then converted back to mp3s for posting on their website. I need more info to convince them this is a BAD idea. Suggestions? Links to professional data on the web? Personal experience? Thanks!
AAC vs MP3
I'm using this thread as a reference as I keep searching for better ways to upload, store and playback mp3 or AAC audio files directly from our server. I know very little about server side streaming but I sure would like to find a way to improve this for our forum.
My wife has a small business selling spoken word recordings.
I'm her tech guy, photographer, and financier.
Here it is, wish I had known before getting my 2 focusrites...
I need to convert 500 wavs. to MP3 format and look for a software. I tried the Sound Forge batch converter but it only allows bitrates up to 128 and I need 256 minimum.
Newbie here. Apologies if this is in the wrong section or it's been asked a million times.
I sell vinyls for a living but used to make a point of MP3'ing every vinyl before posting it to the customer. I had a terrabyte external and literally had around 2 thousand vinyl rips - yup, you guessed it, the hard drive blew and I lost the lot.
Its been several years my working on music but I am able to do some better mixing now.
I mixed a session onto a wav file today.
It played fine.
I converted it into an mp3 and found some bass distortion and bass-kind noise.
Interestingly the EQ on mp3 wouldnt fix it. Since it was spread through the freq band!