The Loudness Wars WERE a time when audio was pushed loud because it was thought to be better. You must fairly compare audio at the same volume for a fair comparison.
Learn to set up a good mastering chain when you master audio. The order your mastering signal chain plugins allows you to get the best mastering chain.
Mastering is bringing up your audio to competitive loudness to other audio in our industry, and making sure it's balanced, and translates well across all audio systems.
Learn how to master a song in FL Studio for beginners. We cover Limiting, Compression, Clipping, and how to make a song loud in mastering.
What the best FabFilter Plugins to buy for music production and content creation. Learn which FabFilter plugins are the must haves to make beats.