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DAW History

The DAW history is a fascinating one. We might not know about it even though this is one of our most cherished (and necessary) tools for music production. In the 1970s and 1980s, the early attempts at digital audio workstations (DAWs) faced some limitations. For example, there were the high price for storage and the…
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Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) – Part 2

In Part 1 of DAW (Digital Audio Workstations) we defined this system and provided its main characteristics. Now it is time to get into further detail. To begin with, DAW can be divided into two categories: integrated and software.  Types of DAW Integrated Integrated DAWs involve a mixing console, a control surface, an audio converter,…
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Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) – Part 1

A Digital Audio Workstation (DAW for short) is a computer-controlled system or networked collection of components. It allows the control of all of the major digital recording, processing, editing, and relay functions from a central location. DAW revolutionized every process that required serious editing, such as music production, film and video post, and radio spot…
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