Do Speakers Get Better With Age?

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… Continue reading Do Speakers Get Better With Age?

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… Continue reading What Does On Axis Mean For A Microphone?

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.… Continue reading What Does It Mean When A Mic Is Off-axis?

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… Continue reading What Does FX Mean In Sound?

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… Continue reading What Is An Aux Bus ?

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… Continue reading What Is The Difference Between Inserts And Sends?