For today’s daily audiophile roundup I would like to share this article by Graham of therecordingrevolution.com about sound mixing particularly in the music recording industry. It points out the very human tendency to have short term memory loss in regards to what you are focusing on, or rather what you were focused upon mere minutes ago. This sort of forgetfulness can, it argues, lead to the making of unwarranted radical choices to a “sculpted” sound. Instead, a disciplined regime of periodic review of the original tracks and the different versions laid down can give perspective, and pull one back from over manipulation of the material.
Agree or disagree? That is the question:
Mixing Memory Loss