Re: Pop music too loud and all sounds the same
My son, who is twenty, despairs at the pop music of today, and says he can't possibly envision sharing it with his kids years down the road. Unless things really change, I expect he will be dipping back a bit further in the musical pantheon when exposing them to new, old music.
There is a huge irony in these loudness wars, too. When digital recording and CDs were first introduced, one of the major advantages was supposed to be the much wider dynamic range that was realistically available, without too much background noise. Now, they compress everything so much there is less dynamic range than my old LP records. It's just stupid, to this old musician.