Analog recording, despite being an old way of recording is still sought after by most because of its ability to capture vocals or instruments accurately. But even with that, there are a lot of disadvantages that come with using tape …one of these is that analog gear itself is expensive. However, there are still alot […]
Can Too Much Gain Damage A Mic?
An important aspect of recording is something called gain which is usually on microphones themselves but can also be found on other tools such as audio interfaces, digital plugins etc Recording can be a tough job if you’ve never done it before, which is why it’s wise to know some things that can help your […]
What Is The Difference Between Foley And SFX?
If you’re into audio production of any sorts, words like SFX and Foley are something you’ve probably come across. Most people new to the world of audio production usually have so many questions surrounding these two things. Having a working understanding of both is not only important but key if you’re somebody that looks to […]
How You Can Get Better At Mixing And Mastering
We get into various careers in order to excel in those fields. Music production is one career that is known to have a very steep learning curve. Especially mixing and mastering. Mixing and mastering are two of the most important parts of music production and one has to have a good idea of them in […]
Do We Hear In Analogue?
Sounds themselves are analog signals. We have the liberty to choose to record these sounds by either analog or digital means. Analog recordings capture the continuous wave of the analog signal and what they hear is what they record. Which is why analog tape recording machines are known for their accuracy in capturing signals. Digital […]
Disadvantages Of Analog Recording
Analog recording is basically a technique that is used for the recording of analog signals which, among many possibilities, allows analog audio for later playback… Analog recording methods store analog signals directly in or on the media (e.g. tape). The signal may be stored as a physical texture on a phonograph record, or a fluctuation in the field strength of a magnetic recording. Analog transmission methods […]
Why Is Mixing And Mastering So Difficult?
Learning and becoming good at something takes a lot of time. This is why experts in any field will tell you that it takes about 10,000 hours to become a pro at something. Mixing and mastering music are two of the toughest crafts in music production and requires time to master. This post will discuss […]
Are Gaming Headphones OK For Mixing?
Mixing is a delicate job that requires some precision in order to carry it out well. Therefore, ìts only right that one get the right gear to help them achieve this. One question I recently got from a kid trying to get into music production is ; “are gaming headphones OK for mixing?” This question […]
What Is dB In Music?
Sound is a very deep topic and one of key facets of music production. To know how to make good music in general, you need to have more than a good idea about music. You need to dig deeper and understand sound to a foundational degree. This not only makes you more equipped to handle […]
What Does 52db Sound Like?
To measure the intensity of a sound, a measurement is needed that is able to provide us with quantifiable data that can be compared and contrasted. For example, A chainsaw may sound louder or quieter from one person to another depending on their hearing ability. This post will discuss two sound levels which are 50db […]