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… Continue reading Can A Speaker Work Without A Magnet?
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… Continue reading Can You Podcast With One Microphone?
Audio Interfaces have become tools that are spoken heavily about. Which then leads most people to wonder if certain operations can be done without them. As far as, getting sounds in and out of your computer goes, audio interfaces have made it easier and better because they have high quality inbuilt converters specialised to carry… Continue reading Can I Use A DAW Without An Audio Interface?
We always have to ensure that the equipment we purchase actually makes a difference and adds value. Studio monitor stands are usually something that most beginner music producers have questions about. Specifically whether they are useful or not. This post will therefore discuss whether studio monitor stands actually make a difference. With that said, Do… Continue reading Do Studio Monitor Stands Make A Difference?
When it comes to speakers, having the right info should always be the first thing that you think about before you even consider walking into a store to buy them. This post will discuss whether or not expensive speakers do indeed sound better….because this topic has been raised over and over again by most newbie… Continue reading Do Expensive Speakers Sound Better?
Speakers come in all shapes and sizes and having a sense of how they work can help understand them better. This can help our purchase decisions with regard to sound systems. One of the more frequent questions I ran into recently is: “Do bigger speakers sound louder?” This post will therefore discuss this because most… Continue reading Do Bigger Speakers Sound Louder?
GarageBand is the entry-level music software we all know. For a beginner musician or producer getting started, a peek at the controls and settings in the more advanced audio software like Pro Tools or Logic Pro is often scary. Therefore, it’s always good to know that GarageBand can perform most required audio production operations. One… Continue reading Does Garageband Record In Mono Or Stereo?
A digital-to-analog converter (DAC for short) is a device for converting a digital (usually binary) code to an analog signal (current, voltage or charges). Digital-to-Analog Converters are the interface between the digital world and the analog real life. One of the more frequently asked questions that I find online with regard to audio production is:… Continue reading Does A DAC Improve Sound Quality?
USB Condenser microphones are the go to microphones for most newbie music producers that cannot afford audio interfaces. You may have wondered how condenser microphones actually work without being plugged into an interface that can provide the needed phantom power for most condenser microphones. Not to worry, this post will cover this topic and answer… Continue reading Do USB Condenser Microphones Need Phantom Power?
DI Boxes are something that you’ll most likely come across if you’re working in audio production. DI is short fro Direct Input or Direct Inject, DI boxes can at certain times also be referred to as Direct Boxes. The sole purpose of DI Boxes is that they convert the relatively weak, high impedance signal from… Continue reading How Do Passive DI Boxes Work?