I guess besides the song about balls not touching, I haven't posted anything in a long time. This week my producer friend told me he was listening back on festival archives and was startled by one of the set's opening tracks.
So was I actually; link. It's so weird being able to hear your work in a public setting, responded to, etc.
No clue. I think limiting and compression actually tend to increase mud unless you're sidechaining. The only way I know of to deal with mud is to EQ the s**t out of everything and boost the transients, but that just makes things stick up out of the mud, doesn't really get rid of the mud.