Amplifiers are a crucial part of audio production especially for those that play live sets or use equipment that needs power for amplification of audio signals. Electric guitars are one kind of equipment that requires an amp in order to be used to its full potential. For newbies to guitar playing, an amp may seem […]
Why Do Speakers Vibrate When They Are Playing Music?
The nature of sound is something very fascinating. Back in the early days a speaker was an invention in this day and age its just a thing we use to play music. If you ever spent time around speakers especially big ones you have obviously come across a speaker vibrating when music plays through it. […]
What Is An Echo Chamber In Audio?
In audio production there are a number of effects that we rely on when processing sounds. Reverb for example is an effect that is used to create space around sounds and give them more of a “wet” feel. Echo is another effect that works similar to reverb but its essence is to create a duplicate […]
How Do Tubes Amplify Sound?
If you’re an active participant in the music/audio production game, I’m sure you have come across the term “tube” before. It is a widely used term and a common one at that. In this post I’ll discuss how tubes are able to amplify sound because this is a question that I’ve gotten alot from people […]
Why Do Tube Amps Sound Warmer?
There are different types of noise in audio production and audiophiles pride themselves in dealing with noise as surgically as possible. For example harmonic Distortion( usually called warmth) produced by tube amps is one of the more preffered types of Distortion. Most people reading this may think that noise is something to be completely avoided […]
What Is The Difference Between Sound And Acoustics?
Sound and acoustics are probably two words that you’ve probably come across before. Granted they’re quite the technical terms in fields like audio production but they’re still basic terms that almost anyone will encounter at one point or another. It’s good to have a working definition of the terms in order to understand them better […]
How Long Should You Warm Up A Tube Amp?
When it comes to tube amps, you have to know how to use them well or you won’t get the most out of them. They use complicated circuitry which is one of the reasons why their output can’t be easily mimicked by other machines. Anyone that has ever bought a tube amplifier knows that they […]
Is An Accelerometer Digital or Analog?
To put it simply, an accelerometer is an electromechanical device that measures, the change in velocity or the force of acceleration caused by static forces like gravity or movement over time. Accelerometers basically have a myriad of applications and it they are quite a sophisticated piece of technology. One of the questions I came across […]
Can An Accelerometer Be Used As A Microphone?
Microphones are essential pieces of gear that are heavily relied upon in various industries which rely on the transmission, broadcast and production of audio. This post will discuss whether it is possible to use an accelerometer as a microphone. But before I walk you through this let’s get a working idea what an accelerometer does. […]
Is Making Beats Hard?
Beat making has become such a trend these days and most people with some interest in music production are jumping on the wave. You may be one of the people jumping on that wave and of course you’ll have many questions. One of the questions I’ll address in this post is whether beat making is […]