I encoded a song I recorded to mp3 to upload to the web. Unfortunately, it sounded horrible (at least the cymbals did- they sounded like they were playing through a phaser). I encoded it at 128 kbps using Wavelab. I couldn\'t get Wavelab to encode at any other rate. When I finally got another program to encode it at 256 and 320 kbps, the Windows Media Player couldn\'t play it.
It doesn\'t seem to make sense to encode it in a format that most people can\'t listen to.
How do most of you encode for uploading?