Tweet Home Studio Acoustics – How I Refitted My Studio by Simon Duggal My home studio was long overdue an acoustic refit. I had a window of around two weeks in which I could get it done without affecting my workflow so I decided that it would be a good time to rip it all [...]
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Tweet Free Inter-application Audio Routing Utility for Mac OS X Soundflower is a Mac OS X (10.2 and later) system extension that allows applications to pass audio to other applications. Soundflower is easy to use, it simply presents itself as an audio device, allowing any audio application to send and receive audio with no other [...]
Tweet How to guide: Cubase MIDI Tips by Mark Spacey Starting off with a new piece of software can often seem a daunting process, so let’s take a look through some basic processes in Cubase and kick-start your knowledge database!
Tweet DIY Broadband Bass Trap – How To Build Your Own 8″ Monster Trap With some basic diy skills and for a fraction of the cost of retail bass traps, you can quite easily build effective broadband bass traps to tame those offending low frequency reflections in your studio. Follow the step by step guide [...]
Tweet Vocal Plugin Chain Set Up Example 1 Quite often people ask what plugins I use on vocals and in what order. To help answer this question I will periodically post pictures of the different vocal chain set ups I use. In this particular example I was after a ‘breathy’ and ‘airy’ vocal sound for [...]
Tweet Essential tools to help you get an accurate sound in your home or project studio MAC AudioXplorer is a powerful sound analyzer software designed specifically for Mac OS X. AudioXplorer provides a real-time analysis window where the user can visualize the sound, spectrum and sonogram. Several real-time windows can be opened simultaneously.It also provides a [...]
Tweet What is an Expander? Expanders increase the difference in loudness between quieter and louder sections of audio making quiet sounds quieter and loud sounds louder. They are pretty much the opposite of compressors working by turning down the volume when the signal level falls below the
Tweet Zero Latency Monitoring for Digidesign 002 and 003 RME’s Fireface Offers A Unique Solution Robert Holsman of Jigsaw24.com Reading through the various Pro Tools forums, there are two commonly recurring themes. Firstly, Pro Tools users love Pro Tools software for its reliability, flexibility, ease of use, precision editing and it being the only audio [...]
Tweet Musicians – Use Skype To Collaborate Remotely If you’re a Pro Tools user you may have heard of a plugin called Source Connect. Whilst this article is not directly about Source Connect, it is useful to understand what it is and what it does.
Tweet Acoustic Treatment in Home and Project Studios by Simon Duggal In critical listening environments such as a recording, mixing and mastering studios, it is imperitive that the sound from the speakers is true and accurate.