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A Beginner's Guide To Audio & Music Studio Connections
If you've ever been confused by the terminology around studio connections - TRS, S/PDIF, MegaOhms and more - then worry not. Joe Albano is here to make everything clear.
Jan. 11, 2019
3 Ways Digital Audio Is Better Than Analog For Musicians - And 2 Ways It's Not
Although digital recording is now commonplace, there's still a vocal minority of musicians sticking with analog. But which is better? Here are 3 ways digital is superior, and 2 it's not.
Dec. 12, 2018
How to Mix Digital but Sound Analog
In a digital world, it's still possible to get analog sound for your productions without using external hardware. In this short video, Rich Tozzoli shows you how it's done.
Dec. 26, 2017
5 Ways To Warm Up Digital Recordings
Digital sound can sometimes be overly clean and clinical. Great for clarity, but not for vibe. Here are some ways you can reintroduce some character to your digitally recorded tracks.
Mixing & Mastering
Aug. 10, 2017
Review: Audient ASP800 8-Channel Mic PreAmp ADC
Getting high quality mic pres & A/D conversion with pristine sound quality from an Audient desk in a rack-based unit is now possible thanks to the ASP800. Hollin Jones gives this an in-depth review.
Dec. 3, 2015
Analog vs Digital: The Psychology & Science Behind the Most Contentious Debate in Audio, Part 2
In part 2, Shane Berry continues his exploration into the science and psychology of the current conundrum for music producers: Which is better: analog or digital?
Sep. 4, 2015
Analog vs Digital: The Psychology & Science Behind the Most Contentious Debate in Audio, Part 1
It's a question that will probably never go away: Is analog or digital better for musicians and producers? Shane Berry looks at the science and psychology behind this contentious debate.
Aug. 29, 2015
Review: Black Lion Audio Sparrow MKII White
Black Lion Audio's Sparrow MKII is a snug-sized analog to digital converter with Word Clock and great sound quality. Sara Simms finds out there's lots to like here.
Mar. 21, 2015
6 Tips for Making Digital Sound Analog (Analog Warmth From Software Plug-Ins)
The deeper we delve into the digital direction for music production, the more we seem to crave that analog, unpredictable, warm treatment for our sounds. Joe Albano shares 6 ways to achieve this.
Jun. 29, 2014
The Return of the Analog Recording Studio
Software plug-ins & DAWs have taken over most music studios. However, analog is making a comeback. Now more than ever, musicians & producers are turning to hardware. But why? GW Childs investigates.
G.W. Childs IV
Oct. 5, 2013
Why You Need an Intersample Meter When Mastering
Whether you're mastering yourself at home or sending out to a studio, understanding what intersample Peaks are and how to avoid them is essential. Victor Mason talks intersample, DAC and distortion.
Jul. 17, 2011
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