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Three Things to Remember When Learning a New Instrument

Whether you’re a new or old musician, a new musical instrument is a challenge. It is similar to journeying an unfamiliar terrain in an unfamiliar setting. However, if you really want to climb the scenery, the following can help. Start With the Basics Finger positions and structure is the starting point of playing an instrument. […]

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Three Quick Ways To Make a Home Recording Studio a Good Recording Environment

Outsourcing is the biggest bet for most startups looking for audio that could help their marketing or advertising efforts. However, due to their small budgets, providing a well-equipped studio, or a budget to work with one, is out of the question. Most audio producers are left to their own devices, which allow them to charge […]

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Performance and Its Relationship With Recording

I must admit it is easy to arrange and mix an electronic genre simply because presets comply effectively with any form of mix and the performance is purely arranged. It is like playing sheet music where all notes are precise and you instantly get the sound you are looking for. I find it most difficult […]

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Tube Saturation and How it Helps Your Mixes

When equalizers make things quite harsh for your mixes, tube saturation could help. Tube saturation, and other equipment, could help attenuate strong and harsh frequencies with tube equalizers. Most harmonic exciters also provide an ordered, smooth-sounding saturation that helps give a warm, uniform sound. Most guitarists look for tube amplifiers because of the character of […]

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Take Good Care of Your Ears

As an audio engineer, the ears are your most valuable part of the body. After a long recording session for an instrument, your ears may be tired. A symptom of tiredness is when your ears “block out” certain frequencies. For example, if you have been recording distorted guitars for quite a long time, your ears […]

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Why Do Mid and Side Processing Instead of Stereo Audio?

The left and right stereo editing could already achieve a great many results when it comes to making your mix sound tighter and powerful. However, some audio engineers prefer mid and side processing instead to manipulate the centre and edges of the track. This can create a whole new dimension of sound quality for your […]

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Alternative Redress on PPI Claims Can Reduce Your Payouts by 30%

UK investigators and local media revealed that banks, including Lloyds, Barclays and RBS, have used a regulatory provision called “alternative redress” or “comparative redress.” The provision allows them to replace a single-premium PPI with a regular-premium PPI, which costs less. Consumers with £2780 PPI refund may have further compensation provided they have evidence of owning […]

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Finding those “Sore Frequencies”

Despite mastering the power of equalizers, your ear is still your most effective tool. The knowledge of where an instrument sits in the mix through equalizer frequencies can help, but your ears will have the final say. In a mix, it is important to identify “sore frequencies”, frequencies that stick out and sometimes clip, or […]

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Will a DAW Affect the Final Mix Of Your Audio?

A DAW is an integral part of any home recording setup. Beginning home studio owners often ask if a DAW will directly affect the output sound of a recording. The answer is, it can, but not in the way they think it can. I’ve been using the DAW Reaper for all my recording projects. I […]

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Protecting Your Hearing

Audio producers treasure their ears because it is their primary tool for determining if the sound of the recording and their mixes are properly recorded. To protect your hearing, always make sure you observe the following. 1. Monitor Your Exposure Time Playing sounds over 85dB is definitely dangerous to your ears. If there is a […]

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