Learn how to build your own acoustic treatment with this simple design that incorporates products that can be found at standard stores. They are called acoustic mailboxes because they look like mailboxes!
Are two mics on toms going to give you that great thick tom sound? Check this new article out for tips on how to get a great tom sound on a drum kit. One or two mics? Which mics? What processing?
The record or Arm button is a function found on recorders and not necessarily mixing consoles. Why do we see it in Digital Audio Workstations? Click on the R on the left to read more.
Hear some examples from this great channel strip here.
Check out this great new wireless foot controller that can operate your DAW or live rig. See it at XTempoZone.com
Watch this video to see how this studio is put together, how the wiring is done, and what can be accomplished in a studio like this. The background music in the video was completely produced in the studio shown above.
Chord Theory - There are many songwriters and musicians who can't read a note of music, yet they can create amazing music. How do they do it? The basics of chord theory can help anyone better understand, write, and perform music. Read more here.
How-To-Build a Difforber(Diffuser/ Absorber) -This acoustic device serves two purposes, a diffuser and absorber. For more information click here.
This acoustic scenario was introduced in the book "Home Studio Setup". This design is based on the ideal setup of the author's project studio.
Here we take a look at two of the ways our ears hear that sounds are coming from either left or right; level and time (or phase) difference. From the basics of panning to learning how to hear and use out-of-phase tracks, this video demonstrates some confusing ideas in a simple and straightforward manner.
This video shows how to change the feel of a loop to conform to another loop using Pro Tools with Beat Detective and Elastic Audio. This is a great technique to use during Music Production in order to open a much larger world of loops and grooves to your creative palette. If you can’t find a loop that fits, make it fit.
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(pronounced “daugh” with a heavy southern drawl)
(or simply spelled out “D-A-W”)
1. A system designed to record, edit, and mix digital audio.
2. An acronym for Digital Audio Workstation
ACOUSTIC GUITAR MIC PLACEMENT - Watch this video to learn how the use of different microphones and microphone placement on an acoustic guitar can have a varying effect.
ELECTRIC GUITAR MIC PLACEMENT- Watch this video to learn how the use of different microphones and microphone placement on an electric guitar can have a varying effect.
There seems to have been a lot of confusion about APOGEE'S SYMPHONY system. It has been marketed as this great competitor to Digidesign Pro Tools HD systems, but it really is not an apples to apples comparison? Read more here.
SOUND WAVES are vibrations that travel through the air. While they travel in the electronic and digital worlds they are commonly shown on a two-dimensional graph...read the whole article here.
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