Tag Archives: Acoustics

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Why Mix At Lower Volumes?

To quote mixing and recording guru, David Pensado: “if you can make it exciting at a low level, it’ll sound exciting at any level”. It’s all too easy to crank the volume up and produce and monitor at loud volumes. It’s fun, and it grants us an instant level of excitement. But does it help us achieve better mixdowns? Unfortunately, the answer is a resounding ‘no’. Mixing at really loud volumes comes with a .
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Recording Tips: Acoustic Guitar

There is little point trying to argue over what a ‘great sound’ is. The truth is, a ‘great sound’ is highly dependent on the style you’re going for, and every engineer and his dog will have his or her own idea of the best practices required. That being said, there are a few bases you’ll need to have covered so you can get the exact sound you’re after. In this article, we cover tried .
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Acoustics 101: 4 Inexpensive Techniques to Optimise Your Room’s Acoustics

The beauty of home recording is that you can often bring your setup wherever you go. The biggest challenge however, is getting your space to sound right for the job. If you’re looking to get your home studio sounding its best, you’re going to need much more than good gear. As the saying goes, your monitors will only sound as good as your room. But don’t fret! Just because your room doesn’t sound great .