Not everyone has command over their singing voice and it’s understandable. Not everyone can sing very well. Most people pick up singing in their childhood and literally grow up with it and learn to wield this ability with a lot more command. This post will therefore discuss whether or not it’s possible for a terrible […]
Is Audacity A DAW?
Now more than ever, there are various Digital Audio Workstations out there. All you have to do is pick the one that suits you best and go on with your work. Audacity is probably a name that you’ve come across if you’ve done your homework on digital audio workstations. If you haven’t, you possibly pick […]
Do Singers Use Reverb On Stage?
Audio production in live performances is a different ball game compared to audio production in recorded audio. There are number of ways in which live sound differs from recorded sound. For example, the equipment used in stage performances is relatively different from the equipment we employ in recording studio production. For example, in live sound […]
What Is Band Width In Audio?
Bandwidth is the difference between the upper and lower frequencies in a continuous band of frequencies. In audio systems bandwidth is simply the range of frequencies that an audio system can process. This is usually between 20 Hertz to 20,000 Hertz. This is the frequency range that the human ear can pick up. Bandwidth represents the width of a […]
Is Pro Tools The Best DAW For Mixing?
There are various Digital Audio Workstations out there and it pays to know which ones are the best for specific tasks. Mixing for example is an all involving process that requires a deep attention to detail whilst working in a digital audio workstation that allows us to carry out your mixing processes with relative ease. […]
How Loud Is Too Loud For Beats?
In dealing with music production, concepts like loudness and volume mean more than what the average person thinks. This website covers a lot of topics surrounding mixing and mastering and their relationship to loudness. But one thing I haven’t covered is beats/instrumentals and loudness. I wrote this post to therefore discuss how loud is too […]
Can I Learn Singing At 25?
Singing is a delicate art/talent and not all of us are fortunate to be born with a natural singing voice. Some of the best singers in the world learnt how to sing at a very tender age. For someone with a genuine interest in singing, this may make them wonder whether they could pick up […]
How Long Does It Take To Get Good At Mastering?
Music production and sound engineering are two of the most valuable skills out there. Music production involves recording, mixing and mastering. This post will focus on mastering. I will do my best to provide some career advice for people looking to learn mastering. Even more specifically those that are not sure about how long its […]
What Is A Mix-down?
After we record a song, the next step is obviously sitting down to edit the tracks in order to ensure that we use good takes. In the editing phase we are also looking to spot mistakes in word pronunciation, recording errors and many other things. Once we are done with the process of editing, we […]
How Long Does It Take To Master Pro Tools?
Digital Audio Workstations are different by design and it pays to have a good understanding of the one you wish to use in your process of sound engineering or sound/audio reproduction of any sort. One Digital Audio Workstation that is widely known and popularly used in audio engineering is called Pro Tools. Pro Tools is […]