Mixing and Mastering- What is the difference?
There is a lot of confusion between the terms Mixing and mastering. Often they are used interchangeably, which is incorrect. Mixing and mastering are two separate process which help to enhance the sonic quality of individual songs and the entire album respectively. The two are sequential processes.
Your First Song: From Idea to Production
Its always exciting to hit upon a song idea which can be the next big sensation. But translating that idea into a song or an album can be a daunting task, especially if music production is new for you. In this article we will demystify the process of creating songs from scratch. (more…)
10 Great Tips For Better Home & DIY Recordings
1.Start with some good gear
A good microphone coupled with a good audio interface is the very foundation of a good recording. You don’t need a $1000 mic, but a decent microphone will do the job. The audio interface needs to have clear preamps and introduce minimal noise in the recordings. Your rec
Psychoacoustics: The Power of Sound
Every day, we hear a wide variety of sounds and noises that our brains must process for us so that we can make sense out of them. Some of these noises can be pleasant and others can be jarring. A nice piece of classical music can be soothing, but if your dog starts barking in your ears, then you mig
What is Audio Editing?
When you think of audio editing, what exactly do you come up with? Most often, when we think of editing, we often don’t think of music or audio. In fact, it’s more common to think of writing in relation to editing in many cases. In reality, audio editing is a lot like editing a written document.
Choosing The Right Mic Preamps
A microphone preamplifier (or mic preamp) is one of the many things you’ll need to equip yourself with before recording anything with a microphone. To put it simply, A Mic preamp amplifies the weak signal coming from the microphone and boosts it to line level, so the audio can be recorded onto you
What Is Sound Design
Sound design is the process of recording, acquiring, manipulating or generating audio elements. It is employed in a variety of disciplines including filmmaking, television production, theatre, sound recording and reproduction, live performance, sound art, post-production and video game software deve
Best Bass Recording techniques
Bass is an extremely important component of a song as it lends the right kind of feel to the rhythm. A warm, solid sounding bass not only adds the required punch and groove, it also makes the rhythm section stand out. There is no one way or a right way to record bass. On the contrary, there are plen