Category: Audio Processing

Creating A Mobile Studio

Life has changed and technology has advanced in innovative ways, making the music universe quite versatile. Acoustically treated rooms are pretty expensive, but thanks to technology, it is now possible to create acoustically treated rooms and take them anywhere. There are plenty of software applications that allow users to mix on the road. There are…
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Shimmering Echoes

Echo and delay plugins are mainly the same thing, although their roots are different. Delay tends to be purely digital, while echo usually refers to as analog tape-based delays. Echo is capable of adding feedback and regeneration to a specific mix. It’s worth mentioning that, when a flexible amount of delayed sound mixes into a…
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Processing Vocals

Creating vocals is not an easy task, but, with the right tools and techniques, it can turn into a quite enjoyable process. As the years go by, many vocal processing tools and technique have developed. Nowadays, producers are able to create more powerful, cleaner, and more present vocals that blend better with the entire mix.…
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Controlling Low Frequencies

A low frequency sound, also known as infrasound, refers to as sound waves with a frequency below the lower limit of audibility. Low frequency sounds are hardly perceivable by the human ear, yet some people are sensitive enough to be disturbed by them. Low frequency sounds occur at slow fluctuations and are typically heard as…
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Advanced Equalization and Dynamic Processing

First things first. Equalization refers to as the process of adjusting the balance between several frequency components within al electronic signal. Equalization is typically used for sound recording and music reproduction. Dynamic processing is referred to as the process of altering the dynamic range of an audio source to make it easier to place in…
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Removing Unwanted Noise

Removing unwanted noise requires certain skills. Nowadays, technology has helped by introducing innovating techniques and audio processors that are capable of doing this task. Some audio processors seem to be more sophisticated and better equipped than others. Some units are able to achieve noise reduction in real-time by modulating environmental noises with minimal artifacts. Cleaning…
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Professional Reverb Use

Reverb is a widely used audio effect within the music production universe that is commonly used to give depth and dimension to music mixes. Reverb is an audio effect that requires time, practice and patience. When used inappropriately, reverb can turn a good sound mix into a total disaster. Music producers should know the basics…
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Stereo Imaging

Stereo imaging is referred to as the manipulation of a signal within a 180º stereo field. The main goal of stereo imaging is to create a perception of the area within that specific field. Stereo imaging is used to create a sense of space for the listener and it is typically used during tracking, mixing, and…
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Epic Cinematic Drums

The cinematic music production industry is huge and complex. When applied specifically to sound processing, it’s a quite time-consuming practice, since scoring and layering instruments is not an easy task.  At the beginning of times, cinematic music production required a live orchestra, as well as expensive studio equipment to be able to generate unique sounds.…
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Percussion Sounds

While creating a track, users often reach a point where they decide to write a specific melody, such as an arpeggiated melody sequence or a lead melody. This new sound involves a long trial and error process to achieve the desired rhythmic pattern of the melody sequence. It also works better when combined with other…
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