Old audio equipment that was made in the early stages of audio technology is always being sought after by both collectors and audio producers that understand their value. For example vintage tape recording machines are in high demand because of their ability to record audio clearly. Not only analog machines are in demand, vintage speakers […]
Make Your Speakers Sound Better With These 7 Tips
In my work as a music producer and sound engineer, sound is of paramount importance just like it is for any audiophile out there. Which is why getting the best sound possible out of speakers is important. Therefore, this post will discuss some ways in which you can make your speakers sound better. This post […]
What Does On Axis Mean For A Microphone?
Dealing with recoding microphones is not easy work at all…. But, for most audiophiles it’s pretty enjoyable work. Microphones have various applications and specs which allow you to do certain things…. For example, you may have come across the term “on-axis” which is a popular feature that you’ll find on most mics. This post will […]
What Does It Mean When A Mic Is Off-axis?
There are various nuances that come with sound engineering equipment. Something as simple as a microphone can be a complicated tool for audiophiles trying to use them in a very specific way. This post will walk you through what “off-axis” means because it’s probably something you’ll run into when dealing with recording gear especially mics. […]
What Does FX Mean In Sound?
There are various acronyms in audio production and it’s not always possible to know them all and actually know what they do… It therefore pays to research acronyms that you don’t understand well enough so you know what they mean and how they fit into audio production. This post will discuss the acronym “FX” and […]
What Is Off-Axis Speaker Placement?
Speakers are necessary in audio production because they allow us to get audio out of our computers so our ears can hear it. There are a lot of ways in which speakers are used and set up. In most recording studios, the set up for speakers is pretty modest and not really complicated. There is […]
What Is An Aux Bus ?
You’ve probably come across the term Aux track before …when dealing with audio mixing. It is quite a popular term and most audiophiles know what it exactly means. Another term that you’ve probably come across is what is called a “bus” e.g reverb bus, delay bus and so forth. These are very important concepts in […]
How Do I Fix An Over Compressed Sound?
In audio mixing we rely on a number of tools both physical and digital to help us carry out our work properly. Compression is one of those tools. It is mostly in digital form nowadays because most DAWs come with such effects.. The role of Compression in audio is to fix dynamic range which is […]
What Is The Difference Between Inserts And Sends?
When working with vocals and instruments in mixing, it’s important to use the tools at your disposal to the best of your ability. As part of mixing we sometimes deal with what are called “inserts” and “sends”… they are quite helpful in ensuring that our mixing or audio production is easier, especially when working with […]
What Is An Aux Track?
Analog mixing consoles just like Digital Audio Workstations possess a number of tracks. For example, you can connect a microphone to a channel and record directly into that track. If you’ve been in music production or simply work in audio production, then you’ve obviously encountered the term “aux track”… It’s an important part of mixing […]