Rocco wrote:AnthonyMorgan wrote:[amendments in bold brackets]
This entails [reasonably professional] sampling, mixing, mastering, etc. Very low volume or extreme compression should both be avoided. When emulating live instruments, samples should tend toward realism. [Electronic sounds should be run through at least a nominal post-processing treatment (reverb, delay, compression, etc.)].
If you have doubts [about a particular element of your composition], you may get confirmation by [presenting a previous example of a similar effect from another composition of yours]."
I like this, except for the "reasonably professional" line, since most of us are amateurs, not professional. But I'm guessing that's not meant in an "amateur vs professional" context?
How about "reasonable effort" instead? Or something along those lines...
Rocco wrote:Does anyone object to using this as the official statement on quality?
I guess I'm fine with it. I just want us to have a set standard in place that will allow people to enter and not face the possibility of rejection at the end of putting their track together.