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Jeremih - Birthday Sex awful master. Explanation?
Old 7th July 2019
  #1
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Jeremih - Birthday Sex awful master. Explanation?

Hey all,

I've been listening to this sexy number as a reference for a film but it's quite tough due to the almost unbearable clipping in the track:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYMxOzxKYYo

I think it's actually even worse on Spotify and mp3 from iTunes. I can't find a CD copy.

Can anyone offer any kind of explanation? I can't stop thinking about it!!!
Old 7th July 2019
  #2
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It's doing my nut in. One explanation offered was that it may have been super hastily remastered for streaming services etc but I'm not satisfied with that.

Last edited by skillbard; 7th July 2019 at 02:14 PM..
Old 7th July 2019
  #3
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It's from 2009... sounds not too bad for that kind of music from then, a lot of what your ears don't like might be applied by design.
They probably took the full scale CD masters for streaming what caused clipping in conversion process.
I don't think it has to do with the master itself.
Old 8th July 2019
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Right! So you agree with the other suggestion.

Yeah, agree mix/master sounds decent.

Wow, how disappointing.
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