Monday, June 27, 2005

Dithering Tip

Be careful not to "double" dither. I accidentally dithered the master tracks after they had already been dithered. The result was very subtle. It caused a "psychoacoustic" feeling that the CD was running slow.

Additionally... and importantly... don't change the volumes of the audio samples after the dithering step has been completed. This also messes up the quality of the audio... though it appears to not be as bad as double dithering.

Brad is going to give me a new set of 24 bit files and I'll dither down to 16 bit after adjusting the volumes as the final step to creating the CD master.

We are still waiting on the artwork... but we should have something next week...

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