Speakers come in all shapes and sizes and having a sense of how they work can help understand them better. This can help our purchase decisions with regard to sound systems. One of the more frequent questions I ran into recently is: “Do bigger speakers sound louder?” This post will therefore discuss this because most […]
Does Garageband Record In Mono Or Stereo?
GarageBand is the entry-level music software we all know. For a beginner musician or producer getting started, a peek at the controls and settings in the more advanced audio software like Pro Tools or Logic Pro is often scary. Therefore, it’s always good to know that GarageBand can perform most required audio production operations. One […]
Does A DAC Improve Sound Quality?
A digital-to-analog converter (DAC for short) is a device for converting a digital (usually binary) code to an analog signal (current, voltage or charges). Digital-to-Analog Converters are the interface between the digital world and the analog real life. One of the more frequently asked questions that I find online with regard to audio production is: […]
Do USB Condenser Microphones Need Phantom Power?
USB Condenser microphones are the go to microphones for most newbie music producers that cannot afford audio interfaces. You may have wondered how condenser microphones actually work without being plugged into an interface that can provide the needed phantom power for most condenser microphones. Not to worry, this post will cover this topic and answer […]
How Do Passive DI Boxes Work?
DI Boxes are something that you’ll most likely come across if you’re working in audio production. DI is short fro Direct Input or Direct Inject, DI boxes can at certain times also be referred to as Direct Boxes. The sole purpose of DI Boxes is that they convert the relatively weak, high impedance signal from […]
How To Know If Your Condenser Microphone Is Damaged
Microphones are very useful pieces of equipment when it comes to audio work i.e. audio engineering and music production. With that said, One thing is always for sure. Microphones like any other equipment can get damaged and its always good to know when this happens especially for sensitive equipment that would take a trained ear […]
How To Choose A Sound System (THE FULL CHECKLIST)
Sound systems come in all shapes and sizes. Choosing the right one can be a challenge if you’ve never shopped for such items. Which is why it’s always helpful to consult. There are varying sound systems designed to fulfill several various needs and your goal will be to get a sound system that you need […]
Is XLR Better Than Jack?
In the world of audio production we rely on good connection types to carry out our work effectively. The truth is, we all want a good audio system that gives us a good experience whether when we are producing music, listening to our favorite podcast or watching a movie or simply listening to music. The […]
Is A Microphone Or Pre-Amplifier More Important?
Audio production equipment allows us to carry out various processes. It is good to know which equipment is more important. Knowing this can help us in making various decisions with regard to which equipment to get first. Some of the two most important audio production equipment that I’ll discuss here; is the microphone and the […]