Why -14 LUFS Doesn’t Work – And What To Do Instead

Why -14 LUFS Doesn't Work And What To Do Instead

In today’s video, I’ll explain why the common advice, “You should make your master measure -14 LUFS,” is not only untrue, but actually really detrimental to your songs.

First, I’ll break down what LUFS are and why we use them in mastering. I’ll also explore where the myth of aiming for -14 LUFS originated.

More importantly, I’ll reveal why adhering to this guideline is not only unnecessary, but also holds your masters back in two significant ways.

Additionally, I’ll share what you should do instead and provide tips on how to achieve better results with your masters when using LUFS.

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