The Audio Network Blog

Don't Reach for that Remote!

By: Chris Brooke
Date: 17 May 2012

[Disclaimer: this blog post is a bit nerdy] When I tell people what I do for a living, often the first thing they ask me (or the second thing, after: ‘Really? That’s a job?’) is ‘why are the adverts on TV so loud?’ I explain that I’m not really responsible for that, but that it’s something to do with advertisers wanting to grab your attention, and a lack of coherent legislation on volume normalisation across broadcast audio. And that’s usually the...

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