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Training Your Ears

As a music producer or sound engineer, it is essential for you to know how important and useful it is to impart regular audio ear training. These ear training sessions can mend you with great listening skills that will help you so much during your mix aiding you to identify the frequencies and sound that…
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Music Production Knowledge

Music Production and Music Producer

All the music you hear has gone through a process known as music production. It doesn’t matter if the song or album you are listening to is really popular or undergrad it has been created through the process of music production. It is a process in which music is created (the artistic part), manipulated (mixed…
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Music Production Knowledge

MPE (MIDI Polyphonic Expression)

If you don’t know what MPE stands for you should. MPE stands for MIDI Polyphonic Expression and yes, it is awesome! It is a new way to play, it brings the articulation of acoustic instruments into the world of electronic music. Imagine when you pick up a guitar and you play it, there is much…
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Stereo Field

A stereo field is a single instrument which involves several uses. A stereo field is a stereo audio processor, a pressure-sensitive controller, as well as a stereo modular touch plate feedback atonal synth. These three uses can be used either separately or simultaneously.  A stereo field is a device that allows the user to control…
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Sound Mixer

A sound mixer, also known as a mixing console, is responsible for recording sounds. A sound mixer can adjust sound signals and send them to output for further transmission and amplification using a sound system. The sound mixer is where the sound signals from different sources are combined. In a sound mixer, ambience and effects…
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Facts about reverb

Reverberation is present when any sound occurs in space. Reverb is created when a sound sends waves that flow in all directions. When these waves reflect on surfaces, the amplitude decays. Suddenly, the reflections die off. When there is no soundproofing, spaces will generate closely spaced reflections that will catch the listeners ear just before…
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Facts About The Sound Spectrum

A sound spectrum is the representation of a sound regarding the amount of vibration that happens at each individual frequency. The spectrum expresses the frequency composition of the sound and is obtained by analyzing the sound. The sound spectrum is shown as a graph of power or pressure as a function of frequency. This power…
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Multiband Dynamics

Multiband dynamics is a special audio processing tool that is essential for mixing, mastering, and sound design. Multiband dynamics is a plugin that enables the user to add clarity, warmth, and punch to mixes. The multi-band dynamics plugin offers a maximum level without losing dynamics and it allows the user to achieve broad equalization with…
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Emulators

Emulators were digital sampling synthesizers that were quite popular between 1980 and 1990. These devices were commonly used among musicians since they were affordable and small in size. At their peak era, emulators were fairly common in live performances and they became an instant market hit. Emulators were discontinued around the year 2002.  The first…
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The Basics of Audio Distortion

Distortion is any deviation that mimics an audio waveform between two points in a single path. Unwanted distortion is usually caused by an extremely strong signal. When an audio signal level is too high, it loses some of its essential components. When this happens, a distorted sound is created. A distortion is a form of…
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