Recent over-compressed albums

Discussion in 'Mastering' started by NolanVenhola, Jul 31, 2003.

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  1. NolanVenhola

    NolanVenhola Guest

    I'm just listening to Chevelle's Wonder what's next... Love the album, the tone, the kick drum is beefy and cuts right through.

    But wow is it over-compressed. Listen the second track (comfortable liar) and listen to when the heavy parts come in, The crashes and bass just make this huge distorted "boom". And I can hear the compression 'wavering' on the harder clean parts. Wonder if this is what they wanted.. or are they just doing the whole way-too-hot cd thing as per usual now. Damn volume wars.

    Completely Stupid. There are volume knobs on stereo systems for a reason.
     
  2. Skeetch

    Skeetch Guest

    Latest Rush album (Vapor Trails) and Audioslave. Both are sonic disasters.
     

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