Dynamics of the media and music

The dynamics, i.e. the difference between the lowest and the highest level, is an important element of music. However it is important to distinguish the dynamics of the media (CD, vinyl, tape, SACD, digital file) and the dynamics of the track of music itself which can be independent of the media. Let us start withContinue reading “Dynamics of the media and music”

Streaming better than CD (Streaming vs CD)

Two supports for music with two different evolutions. The CD Let’s start with the oldest of the two, the CD.CDs have arrived in December 1982 (March 1983 in France) with as argument a better dynamic (90 dB), no surface noise compared to the vinyl. The CD ended up dominating the market from 1988. The loudnesswarContinue reading “Streaming better than CD (Streaming vs CD)”