Beat making has become a huge industry over the past few years. We can partly credit this to the fact that it is pretty much easy to start learning how to make beats. With this much ease of entry comes alot of questions. With this article I’m focusing on one question that Most people looking […]
What Samples Does Timbaland Use?
Ad far as music production goes, Timbaland is arguably one of the greatest hiphop producers to ever live. Most of us know his work from back in the 90s when he produced various hit records for artists like Jay Z, Justin Timberlake and many others. His early work is certainly impressive…but the most impressive thing […]
What is dBA and dBC?
Decibels or dB for short are something that you’ve probably come across. By definition, a decibel (dB) is simply a unit that is used to measure the strength of a sound or the power level of an electrical signal by comparing it with a given level on a logarithmic scale. One question that I usually […]
Are Digital Signal Processors (DSP’s) Obsolete?
In audio production today, we are more privileged than ever because technology that was built years ago to facilitate this industry has become more and more advanced. This allows us to explore new realms of creativity as well as be able to enjoy better hardware and software. This post will discuss a very specific technology […]
Are Digital Pianos Expensive?
When shopping for equipment a lot of questions arise especially when you contrast and compare different equipment based on price. One of the popular questions I get from a number of music producers especially those are quite new to the production is “are digital pianos expensive?” The truth is, yes, digital pianos are expensive and […]
Can I Put A Microphone In An Aux Input?
When it comes to inputs, particularly those that are needed to operate equipment like microphones. It is always important to have enough information so you can make your equipment usable with your inputs. This post will address microphones and Auxiliary or Aux inputs because this is a common topic among new audio engineers and technicians. […]
Can ASMR Have Music?
You have obviously come across the abbreviation ASMR online. YouTube has been one of the services that have popularised ASMR. If you haven’t come across this term you may be wondering what ASMR is. Well, ASMR is short for autonomous sensory meridian response which is known as the brain massage. Its a relaxing sedative sensation […]
Can A Speaker Work Without A Magnet?
If you’ve ever seen the inside of a common speaker then you know well and good that they have magnets in them. An interesting question that I got from one of the producers I’m coaching is: “Can a speaker work without a magnet?” This question made me think of writing a complete blog post detailing […]
Can You Podcast With One Microphone?
The podcasting industry is one that has taken off in the past few years. Now we are seeing new entrants in the podcasting world that want to take advantage of this ever growing space. Podcasting greatly relies on good audio production because it is basically broadcast media. It is for this reason that one need […]
Can You Mix On Headphones?
Audio production involves a lot of complex processes and it takes a certain level of expertise as well as experience to know what you need. For instance, mixing is an involving process that requires one to know the fundamentals of audio production as well a good ear and overall good judgement. To possess these qualities, […]