Why Some "Remastered" Music Videos Look Awful

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Shared May 18, 2020

This isn't "the way they were meant to be seen". • Get a 30-day free trial of CuriosityStream, including access to Nebula and my original series, here: https://curiositystream.com/tomscott

When YouTube allowed music labels to "remaster" their original uploads, different videos had very different approaches. Some are in crystal-clear 4K; others are very definitely not. Here's why some of them look terrible.

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