The path to loudness nirvana

Practical advice from Florian Camerer, Chair of the EBU's PLOUD group and Godfather of Loudness

Florian Camerer’s name is synonymous with loudness in broadcasting. He is the chair of the European Broadcasting Union PLOUD group that specified EBU R128 and he is sometimes referred to as the Godfather of Loudness.

“Make LUFS not war” – Florian Camerer

In this entertaining presentation, he explains loudness using non-technical language aimed at producers. He shows several examples of how the loudness levels of various types of sound differ from their peak levels and how loudness normalisation increases audio quality and offers creative advantages.