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#1 ChrisPerrin

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 01:02 PM

Compared to other peoples cuts, my tracks tend to sound a little quiet once they're up on soundcloud.
they need to be just a bit louder...

does soundcloud auto normalize?
any tips?

thx

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 11:18 PM

i think they do, unfortunately...almost every time i upload something it ruins my original mix slightly. i just compensate by compressing it a little bit louder...

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 04:14 AM

Compared to other peoples cuts, my tracks tend to sound a little quiet once they're up on soundcloud.
they need to be just a bit louder...

does soundcloud auto normalize?
any tips?

thx

Try putting flac or a wav files up, keeps fucking my beats up as well.
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Posted 20 February 2013 - 07:49 PM

Make sure your mixes are around -6Db for more headroom. If you upload a mix at a value higher than -0.6Db your mixes will sound like shite on soundcloud.

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Posted 06 June 2013 - 11:47 AM

Get this shit - http://www.dynamicra...eter%201_4a.zip (FOR WINDOWS)
http://www.dynamicra...ter-for-MAC.zip (FOR MAC)

It's a very small program that tells you the peak and dynamic range of any 16-bit wav file. That way if your peak is too low, it'll tell you by how much DB or how many tenths of a DB you can increase the overall track.

Make sure your mixes are around -6Db for more headroom. If you upload a mix at a value higher than -0.6Db your mixes will sound like shite on soundcloud.


I've never had any problems with my tracks sounding different on Soundcloud while using the above described method.




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