There are a lot of great musician’s out there but not all of them are good at writing music. The truth Is that most people in most cases only have either of one skill. Writing music is hard work and requires deep imagination and a firm grasp on creativity. So, are songwriters naturally inclined? Well, […]
Why Do Laptop Speakers Sound So Bad?
Back in the day, laptops weren’t a known technology. This meant people had to rely only on desktop computers that usually came with a set of speakers. In this post I’ll address a question I’ve come across quite often in many music production forums that I participate in. The question is “why do laptop speakers […]
Should You Use A Limiter Before Mastering?
Mastering is one of the most complex jobs in audio engineering because it involves many things that one has to take into consideration. Most of the common effects used in mastering are EQ, Compression, Saturation and limiters. In this post I’m going to zero in on one effect which is the limiter. A limiter is […]
What Is A Hyper-Cardioid Polar Pattern?
There many different microphone polar patterns that exist in the world of microphones. Its important to know them so you get the exact one you need for whatever work you need to carry out. In this post im going to discuss a polar pattern called the hyper-cardoid. You may have come across this polar pattern […]
Is 16 Bit 44.1 kHz Audio Good Enough?
The fact is that, anyone that is an audiophile will be a sucker for quality because that’s pretty much what the job entails. You’re always looking to get the best audio quality possible for your clients or yourself and most of the times you have to trust your gear enough. In this post ill discuss […]
Do Banana Plugs Affect Sound Quality?
There are different types of connections that we use when working with audio gear. In this post I’ll discuss the impact of banana plugs on sound quality. Let’s face it, all connections with regard to audio equipment have to be scrutinized otherwise it becomes very difficult to be sure whether we are getting the most […]
Will Vinyl Be Worth Anything In The Future?
Here we are, you have your vinyl and are thinking about how much you can sell it for in the future. Well, you stumbled upon the right post. Let’s face it, identifying good financial opportunities is a skill that everyone should have. It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in. In this post I’m going to […]
Can You Make Cheap Speakers Sound Good?
If we are keeping it real, most sound systems are pretty darn expensive. You need your budget in the thousands if you’re looking for sound speakers that are both genuine and hi-fidelity. Not everyone of course, can make to spend big amounts of cash on gear. It is for this reason that most people end […]
Are Scratched Vinyl Records Worth Anything?
Vinyl just like CD’s get scratched and it could be because of a number of reasons. Most of these reasons are based on the handling of the vinyl itself. It pays to be very mindful whilst handling vinyl because you could easily scratch them if you handle them with less care than they need. In […]
Is Vinyl A Waste Of Money?
Vinyl records have been around for a long time. We know them for being the medium through which audio like music was stored. Over the years vinyl has been a collector’s item. This is partly because there are few plants out there producing vinyl. And vinyl was once the “gold standard” at some point. Most […]