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Too Loud!!! - PCP Ignite Presentation Deck - Clint Wagoner
Too Loud!!! - PCP Ignite Presentation Deck - Clint Wagoner
Too Loud!!! - PCP Ignite Presentation Deck - Clint Wagoner
Too Loud!!! - PCP Ignite Presentation Deck - Clint Wagoner
Too Loud!!! - PCP Ignite Presentation Deck - Clint Wagoner
Too Loud!!! - PCP Ignite Presentation Deck - Clint Wagoner
Too Loud!!! - PCP Ignite Presentation Deck - Clint Wagoner
Too Loud!!! - PCP Ignite Presentation Deck - Clint Wagoner
Too Loud!!! - PCP Ignite Presentation Deck - Clint Wagoner
Too Loud!!! - PCP Ignite Presentation Deck - Clint Wagoner
Too Loud!!! - PCP Ignite Presentation Deck - Clint Wagoner
Too Loud!!! - PCP Ignite Presentation Deck - Clint Wagoner
Too Loud!!! - PCP Ignite Presentation Deck - Clint Wagoner
Too Loud!!! - PCP Ignite Presentation Deck - Clint Wagoner
Too Loud!!! - PCP Ignite Presentation Deck - Clint Wagoner
Too Loud!!! - PCP Ignite Presentation Deck - Clint Wagoner
Too Loud!!! - PCP Ignite Presentation Deck - Clint Wagoner
Too Loud!!! - PCP Ignite Presentation Deck - Clint Wagoner
Too Loud!!! - PCP Ignite Presentation Deck - Clint Wagoner
Too Loud!!! - PCP Ignite Presentation Deck - Clint Wagoner
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Too Loud!!! - PCP Ignite Presentation Deck - Clint Wagoner

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My Ignite style deck prepared for Professional Communication and Presentation coursework at Full Sail University.

My Ignite style deck prepared for Professional Communication and Presentation coursework at Full Sail University.

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  • 1. Good http://www.flickr.com/photos/declanjewell/2447653142/sizes/l/in/photostream/ Better http://www.flickr.com/photos/stewc/5509985363/sizes/l/in/photostream/ Metallica’s Death Magnetic album sounds better on ...What?! Guitar Hero than on CD...wait Sunday, October 13, 13
  • 2. Heavy Compression can make you sick! http://www.flickr.com/photos/ brainware3000/4251449/sizes/o/in/ photostream/ “ [Modern Albums]can induce a sensation of nausea and fatigue in listeners... It becomes psychologically tiring and almost impossible to listen to... Sunday, October 13, 13 - PETER MEW, Sr. mastering engineer at Abbey Roads Studios
  • 3. Our music will continually degrade in fidelity, for the sake of making it louder, should we not do our respective parts to keep recordings crystal clear. http://www.flickr.com/photos/bullionvault/3591746567/sizes/l/in/photostream/ Sunday, October 13, 13 http://www.flickr.com/photos/craigoneal/4893735743/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  • 4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/superubo/ 5362778675/sizes/z/in/photostream/ WE CAN TURN IT UP HERE Sunday, October 13, 13 http://www.flickr.com/photos/rockmixer/ 2820838763/sizes/z/in/photostream/ SO DON’T DO IT HERE!
  • 5. I http://www.flickr.com/photos/gi/2427450240/sizes/l/in/photostream/ Please stop destroying it Sunday, October 13, 13 :)
  • 6. THE FUTURE IS C L E A R There is no need to compete for loudness. So let’s start competing for F I D E L I T Y. Sunday, October 13, 13
  • 7. FACT: Commercial music has doubled in volume over the past few decades http://www.flickr.com/photos/ barkbud/4257136773/sizes/z/in/ photostream/ FACT: There are no set volume standards for popular commercial recordings http://www.flickr.com/photos/ purpleslog/3244332524/sizes/o/in/ photostream/ FACT: Most listeners don’t really notice or care how their music is mastered http://www.flickr.com/photos/ 84814657@N04/8580966812/ Sunday, October 13, 13
  • 8. AUDIO ENGINEERS: Take it down a bit We don’t need to make http://www.flickr.com/photos/craigoneal/4893735743/sizes/l/in/photostream/ Sunday, October 13, 13 super hot mixes http://www.flickr.com/photos/bullionvault/3591746567/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  • 9. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenovys/3919714207/sizes/l/in/photostream/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/pinksherbet/346854019/sizes/l/in/photostream/ AWESOME! BORING KEEP THE PEAKS! Heavy compression destroys your mix Sunday, October 13, 13
  • 10. Engineers should not feel FRUSTRATED if their mix is q u i e t e r , b u t c l e a r e r than other commercial recordings commercial recordings http://www.flickr.com/photos/zachklein/54389823/sizes/z/in/photostream/ Sunday, October 13, 13
  • 11. RADIO AND MEDIA HOSTS: Create an industry standard Form a collective that is aimed at setting standard peak and RMS levels for commercial recordings http://www.flickr.com/photos/craigoneal/4893735743/sizes/l/in/photostream/ Sunday, October 13, 13 http://www.flickr.com/photos/bullionvault/3591746567/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  • 12. TV people did it, so can you! A * Advanced T * Television S * System s C * Com mittee http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahreido/3245498261/sizes/l/in/photostream/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahreido/3245498261/sizes/l/in/photostream/ The ATSC has formally recommended audio recording and peak level standards for audio in television and film. Sunday, October 13, 13
  • 13. Too often, I find myself opting for the equalizer over the volume knob when listening to modern commercial music http://www.flickr.com/photos/34339147@N03/3197322966/sizes/l/in/photostream/ Sunday, October 13, 13 http://www.flickr.com/photos/75264768@N00/3477036767/
  • 14. LISTENERS: Listen with critical ears Demand C L E A R http://www.flickr.com/photos/craigoneal/4893735743/sizes/l/in/photostream/ Sunday, October 13, 13 , DY N A M I C music http://www.flickr.com/photos/bullionvault/3591746567/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  • 15. http://www.flickr.com/photos/walkadog/3353936487/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Myth: Louder music sells better Sunday, October 13, 13
  • 16. Myth: Louder music sells better STED BU http://www.flickr.com/photos/walkadog/3353936487/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Studies show that listeners do not really care how loud the volume is on their recordings Sunday, October 13, 13
  • 17. “ SO WHAT DO YOU WANT ME TO DO ABOUT IT? Engineers: Compete for fidelity and not volume levels! http://www.flickr.com/photos/freestylee/5399124878/sizes/l/in/photostream/ Sunday, October 13, 13 Media Hosts and Industry People: Combine forces and form a standard! Listeners: Demand hi-fi recordings!
  • 18. T HE F U T URE I S B R I G H T If we: 1. Stop making music loud at the cost of fidelity 2. Set a standard for volume levels in radio and media hosts 3. Demand higher quality recordings from record companies There is no need to compete for loudness. So let’s start competing for F I D E L I T Y. Sunday, October 13, 13
  • 19. Our music will continually degrade in fidelity, for the sake of making it louder, should we not do our respective parts to keep recordings crystal clear. http://www.flickr.com/photos/bullionvault/3591746567/sizes/l/in/photostream/ Sunday, October 13, 13 http://www.flickr.com/photos/craigoneal/4893735743/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  • 20. BUT IT DOESN’T HAVE TO!! Let’s start working towards the kinds of nuggets we want to keep around again! :) http://www.flickr.com/photos/craigoneal/4893735743/sizes/l/in/photostream/ Sunday, October 13, 13 http://www.flickr.com/photos/bullionvault/3591746567/sizes/l/in/photostream/

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