In reference to the post that I reblogged yesterday about the Loudness Wars…
Follow that big green link to download a zipped file I threw into my Dropbox.
I made Apple Lossless Audio versions of the original 1989 CD version of NIN’s Terrible Lie and the 2010 Remastered CD version of the same song.
If all you’ve ever known is the 2010 version, you probably wouldn’t realize anything was wrong with it. But when you compare it to the original, it becomes immediately apparent just how much worse it sounds… all in the name of loudness.
Trust me. You’ll only need to listen to about 10 seconds of each to notice the dramatic difference. I think it’s worth your time.