End it with a fade out

The fade out in music is one of those necessary tools in a record producers arsenal. But if you listen to today’s hits it’s much more likely you’ll hear a song that has a hard abrupt electronic ending. Bill Weir, wrote a great piece at Slate a few years ago tracking the rise and fall of the fade out in pop music: from one of the very first fade outs created by a literal wooden door to the epic 4 minute fade out of “Hey Jude.” In the video above he brings me through that sonic journey.

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Category: Music
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I’m the creator of AllFlavors TV a “child” of my main website AllFlavors.NET (in Greek). Apart from being online, I love to play with my two kids.