Describes music in which too many gimmicky, cliche, cookie-cutter studio or mixing effects have been applied, with the result that any underlying virtues of musicality (if originally present) have been totally obliterated.
In short, overproduced music is the auditory equivalent of Cheez Whiz.
The Duff sisters' version of Material Girl is totally overproduced.
a term college radio applies to any band, singer, or musician who is too mainstream and thus lacks any musical creativity whatsoever.
Hey man do you like the horrors?
nah, they're too overproduced
God, I was rocking new order all day!
In my opinion, they're too overproduced