In audio production we work with different equipment such as mics, cables and all sorts of other gear. In this post I’ll discuss What happens when you plug a mono plug into a stereo jack… But before we get into that, let’s get a working understanding of both. In audio engineering we use a stereo […]
Why Do Guitars Use Unbalanced Cables?
Someone just getting into audio production will have a lot of questions. From equipment, to choosing the right daw, setting equipment and so many other things. Instruments are another type of equipment that have their own level of sophistication independent of other things. This post will discuss why guitars use unbalanced cables because this a […]
Can You Use TRS As TS?
Deciding on which connection type to go with depends on a lot of things. You have to decide what you’re looking to accomplish as well as understand different types of connection and how they’re used. Of course audio production work requires that you use good connections that can deliver noise free recordings. This post will […]
Why Are Balanced Cables So Expensive?
When it comes to audio equipment, there are various kinds of equipment that are all priced differently. One of the reasons why most people fail to get into audio production is because they think all audio equipment is expensive but that’s not the case at all. With that in mind, an intern engineer working at […]
Are Balanced Cables Louder?
Cabling is such an important aspect in audio production equipment because it allows us to hook up all of the systems we need for our work station. There are a number of different cables out there that usually fall under two categories which are balanced and unbalanced. In this post we are discussing balanced cables. […]
How Do I Record A Song Professionally?
Creating great records is such a good skill to have because it can take you and your music places. Starting out as a music producer can be tough and trust me I’ve been there. It takes a lot of effort, consistency and an open mind capable of learning more and more. Recording great songs is […]
How Do I Approach A Mastering Engineer?
Looking to get connected in any industry does take quite some time. The cold approach of simply walking up to somebody is not something that everyone is capable of doing….part of this can be blamed on social media which has pretty much made meeting new people a virtual thing rather than a physical thing. In […]
How Do You Tell If A Track Is Mastered?
As audiophiles we all crave high quality sounding music which is why we spend so much time trying to perfect our mixes and masters. It’s not easy work and requires a certain level of tenacity and a commendable skillset. However, once you’re done with the record, you can sit back, relax and enjoy the fruits […]
Can You Master A WAV file?
In today’s world we are privileged to collaborate with other music producers in order to not only share ideas but also create great music together. If you have collaborated before in mixing or mastering then you know that its essential to send and receive the right files for mastering because there are certain rules. For […]
Why Is Mastering So Hard?
Music production is challenging work that requires both passion and good technical skills to get right. In this post we are focusing on mastering, specifically; why it is so challenging for most people. Mastering is the last stage in the music production process but before you even get to renaming your track in order to […]