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Old 01-31-2007, 04:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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http://www.stylusmagazine.com/articl...nd-forever.htm
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What do people think about all this? Personally I think its dreadful. When I heard At War With the Mystics a while a go I thought it sounded like mud and I didnt like it. I guess the loudness war is the reason why.

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Old 01-31-2007, 06:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I think it`s become much more noticable lately.
I don`t have a problem with the quality as such but it`s really irritating when you are listening to an old CD and then when that one ends and you play a more recent CD it`s about twice the volume.
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Old 04-17-2007, 01:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
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hehe yeah, although a lot of cd players now try n make up for it in one way or another. Usually not wothout a loss in quality though, which is somewhat annoying
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Old 08-24-2007, 05:52 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Well there is a physical limit to what the ear can hear, there is also a limit to what the speakers can handle. Personally if you pop in a 20 year old CD then a new one the new one is louder.
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