Equaliser Tips and Tricks – Know Your Frequencies
- Increase to add more fullness to lowest frequency instruments like foot, toms, and the bass.
- Reduce to decrease the “boom” of the bass and will increase overtones and the recognition of bass line in the mix. This is most often used on loud bass lines like rock.
A guest post by Acoustic Engineer Dennis Foley
Acoustic Myth Busting – Why Sound Redirection is not Sound Diffusion
Sound redirection is not sound diffusion and sound diffusion is not sound redirection. These terms are misused all the time in acoustics. They are mainly misused by acoustical product manufacturers who want to tell people that they do offer a sound diffuser, when in essence it is a sound redirection device. Lets examine both technologies more closely, so you can really understand the difference and avoid a serious acoustical mistake in your room.
A guest post by Rajiv Agarwal – www.audioshapers.com
There is much confusion about the role of mastering engineers and the part they play in the audio post production chain. To understand their role, we need to first understand what exactly is mastering. Once a song is mixed, it has to be sonically sculpted to sound perfect when played on a Varity of audio systems (hi-fi, car audio, laptop speakers etc). A mastering engineer balances the entire frequency spectrum of the song and adjusts the dynamics to sound consistent across audio systems. Mastering adds clarity, depth and