20 Reasons Why WAV Is Better Than MP3 ( By Silent Code )

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  1. Paul Ashmore

    Paul Ashmore Audio Animals Mastering

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    This article was written by Miss Represent AKA Silent Code and is a very interesting read. A lot of good points highlighted. A fe of my favorite facts she included. Useful links and evidence included.

    Fact 2. Storage is so affordable these days, there is no longer an argument for saving a lower quality file.

    Fact 11. If a DJ set is full of MP3s, and then recorded, and then compressed again for people at home to listen to, you get even worse information loss and degraded music because it’s been compressed numerous times.

    Fact 18. Even though you can’t hear above 20KHz, missing high frequencies perceive how you hear lower frequencies.

    Fact 20. MP3 can not code 5.1 stereo surround sound.

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  2. Eternaloptimist

    Eternaloptimist Active Member

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    mis rep chats bare rubbish. i remember once seeing a post when she was tryna link math to making beats and tryna come up with some formula :rolleyes:

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  3. MisterApe

    MisterApe 8bit junkie

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    Errr, isn't the main reason outside of the "quality loss" (debatable for the average listener that doesn't have extremely expensive monitors) that .mp3's have a tiny bit of empty space at the start etc.. that wav's dont have?
    That's what I understood from the positive points of mixing with wav's at least,
     
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    Yes, I was having a discussion with Blame about the mathematics in music? There are formulas in music.
     
  5. johneysvk

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    is it necessary to plaster that article (let alone its quality) everyfuckingwhere?