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Should You Normalize Audio Before Mixing? – Compression Versus Normalization

Do you use audio normalization? If so, you might be making some small mistakes or not realizing what is actually happening. I personally hardly ever use audio normalization. Now there might be times when it can be handy. Although I work on music production, maybe if you’re in broadcast or other areas in the music space it can be a handy tool.

But for what I do, it’s not necessary. If you want to learn more be sure to check out the video on audio normalization.


#TimeStamps
0:00 Start
00:48 What Is Audio Normalization
01:10 What I Do Not Find Useful About Normalization
02:00 When Normalizing Audio Remember This
02:10 Compression vs Normalization
03:04 Why I Don’t Find Normalization Useful For What I Do
04:00 When Normalization Could Be Helpful

#StepByStep

  1. What Is Audio Normalization – A brief overview on what normalization is.
  2. What I Do Not Find Useful About Normalization – Why I find audio normalization to be practically useless for music production.
  3. When Normalizing Audio Remember This – If you do decide to normalize remember this!
  4. Compression vs Normalization – How you can use a compressor to achieve a similar or better result.
  5. Why I Don’t Find Normalization Useful For What I Do – Another reason why I stay away from audio normalization.
  6. When Normalization Could Be Helpful – Times when normalization could be useful.

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