Reverb is an essential effect in music production and other areas of audio engineering. It has so many different characteristics and in this post I’m going to discuss reverb tail. You’ve probably come across that term before. If you wondered what it meant, not to worry this post will walk you through everything you need […]
How Difficult Is It To Be A Songwriter?
Songwriting is one of the essential parts of creating music. Without the lyrics, muscians would have no words to sing over instrumentation. Many newbie musicians that have never written a song in their lives are often faced with the challenge of evolving to become not only a songwriter, but a good songwriter. In this post […]
Why Do Most Producers Use FL Studio?
FL Studio has become one of the most popular digital audio workstations on the market. There are many reasons for this. Many professionals have adopted it which is surprising because there were so many negative remarks aimed at FL when Image Line released its first versions. A lot of people looked down on FL because […]
What Is The Advantage Of Using The XY Miking Technique?
There are different types of miking techniques out there and they all serve unique functions. If you’re somebody involved in music, it’s important to have a general understanding of these techniques. In this post I’m going to discuss the advantage of using the XY miking technique because it is something that I’ve come across and […]
Which Is Louder MP3 Or WAV?
It’s important to know various audio formats and their basic characteristics especially if you a music producer or sound engineer. Some of the two most common audio formats today are the MP3 and Wav formats. Both formats have their own unique characteristics and in this post I’m going to discuss which of the formats is […]
Why is Composing Music So Hard?
Song composing is no easy job. Anyone that is a writer of music will tell you that creativity isn’t always available for musicians to tap into at their convenience. I basically make beats every day and I know just how hard composing can be. For a newbie that wants to get into composing, knowing why […]
Does Mp3 Lose Quality Over Time?
There are various formats of audio all available for various purposes. In this post I’ll zero in on one audio format which is mp3. Mp3 is the standard version of audio that people are used to. If you remember mp3 players, then you remember how they only supported only MP3 Audio format. Fast forward to […]
Is Songwriting A Natural Talent?
There are a lot of great musician’s out there but not all of them are good at writing music. The truth Is that most people in most cases only have either of one skill. Writing music is hard work and requires deep imagination and a firm grasp on creativity. So, are songwriters naturally inclined? Well, […]
Why Do Laptop Speakers Sound So Bad?
Back in the day, laptops weren’t a known technology. This meant people had to rely only on desktop computers that usually came with a set of speakers. In this post I’ll address a question I’ve come across quite often in many music production forums that I participate in. The question is “why do laptop speakers […]
Should You Use A Limiter Before Mastering?
Mastering is one of the most complex jobs in audio engineering because it involves many things that one has to take into consideration. Most of the common effects used in mastering are EQ, Compression, Saturation and limiters. In this post I’m going to zero in on one effect which is the limiter. A limiter is […]