How are your sessions built so that when the client receives final stems, the comped level doesn't exceed a given threshold? The way I set up my sessions is audio tracks feed aux inputs (D, M & E ...
Most field mixers and portable recorders have basic limiters at least for the stereo output. Stereo linked, no threshold or release, just switch it on or off. When recording vocals I prefer recording ...
I just mixed a commercial for TV and saw it air against other commercials and is it just me or is all TV audio smashed to hell with an L2? I mean, come on... My mix was smooth and had dynamic range ...