An Introduction To Loudness
Why we need loudness? Why can’t we carry on doing what we do? Everything is fine surely? Well perhaps not. Loudness related issues represent a significant number of complaints for all broadcasters. In this series, we are going to look at the history of metering, the way the new loudness standard has been developed and how the different delivery specifications around the world are all based on that one standard. We will show you how to calibrate your monitor speakers, which is an essential part of mixing to loudness, before moving onto some tips and tricks on how to mix to comply with the new standard.