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Old 23rd October 2020 | Show parent
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Originally Posted by SPORT View Post
A year ago a friend give me the stems of Sia-The Greatest mixed by Serban i guess. When i compare the stems vs master i can clearly hear differences between two, but only in chorus. The verse sound identical. I can't say what they did on mastering but, the chorus seems heavily compressed and the bass maybe more focused. There is couple of db's of volume loss as well and maybe some space lose?

That is an artifact of printing the stems separately into the master bus chain and not of mastering.