20 Apr 19
A Sound Engineer's Weblog

There is a way to build your own versatile home recording studio with Pro Tools for very little money, and all it takes is some perspective.

17 Apr 19
Sasha Sclater

Hello again readers! Trimester has really been thrust into hyperdrive now- so much to do and so little time to get it all done! What I am thankful for is being able to work on my projects from home, using my own equipment and software. Having access to Pro Tools and Ableton has been a […]

14 Mar 19

You have a fair bit of experience with amp sims, which was the first one you ever tried? The first one I every really dug into was the Eleven Rack back when Digidesign still made Pro Tools. Over the course, what are some of the top amp sim products you have used and some of […]

12 Mar 19
Odyssey Cinema

A trade name of Digidesign for a hard disk digital audio recording system Key The control of a dynamics processing device by an external audio signal. Odyssey Cinema Projectors: Gain Structure The way in which the gain varies in the stages or sections of an audio system. Fletcher Munson Effect A hearing limitation shown by […]

01 Mar 19
Blog de Carla y Adrián.

¿Qué son los plugins? Un plugin es una aplicación que añade una función adicional o una nueva característica. En nuestro idioma podría decirse que es como un complemento. Tipos de plugins AU (Audio Units): Formato estándar de la arquitectura de plugin proporcionada por el protocolo de comunicación Core Audio. Se utilizan para generar, procesar, recibir o manipular […]

24 Feb 19

Research into making the system more portable than the ‘negotiations’ installation, started with using an interface to split the 8 channels, rather than using the studio stage box to do this. A Digidesign ‘Digi002’ was initially used as it was at hand and had an 8 channels i/o on the controller. Four speakers were place […]

22 Feb 19
BNW Acoustics

Used to describe a sound with too many highs and mids and not enough lows. Tempo The rate at which the music moves measured in Beats Per Minute (how many steady even pulses there are in the music per minute). Subcode Control information bits that are recorded along with digital audio and can be used […]

14 Feb 19

In early 1979, Mickey Hart of the Grateful Dead was camped out at Different Fur Recording in San Francisco, working with director Francis Ford Coppola and studio owner/synth pioneer Patrick Gleeson on the Deleung Bridge cue for Apocalypse Now. Hart was playing The Beam, a legendary 8-foot, …

06 Feb 19
Mythic Music

To begin there are plenty of DAWS (Digital Audio Workstations) that are out there waiting to be used. The problem is how do you know which DAW is best for you. First we can start by knowing all the possible DAWS that are out on the market. There are more than 20 DAWS out there […]

30 Jan 19
Sam Ash Used Gear

This Solid State Logic XLogic Delta-Link MADI-HD allows MADI interfacing to Digidesign’s Pro Tools HD systems and provides two primary port interfaces (thirty-two channel each) to a Digidesign Pro Tools HD card. Each MADI port offers 56 or 64 MADI digital inputs and outputs at up to 48kHz, 28 or 32 MADI digital inputs and […]

19 Jan 19

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09 Jan 19
Full Compass Live

Okay, I admit that was a click bait title. But since you’re here…hear me out. A shootout implies that something will be left standing, but the reality is that there are no “bad” DAWs. They all have strengths and limitations, along with genius features—and long-standing bugs that were never fixed. They all have passionate devotees […]

04 Jan 19
BNW Acoustics

A delay signal that is obtained by the time difference between the record and reproduce head in a tape machine. Arc The visible sparks generated by an electrical discharge. BNW Acoustics SR-44: Record Equalization The increase in amplitude of signals, in a tape machine’s electronics, at the high frequencies as a tape is recorded to […]

17 Dec 18
Making A Scene!

Creating your own home studio is full of decisions on what hardware and what software to purchase. When it comes to your main DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) software your choices come down to Sustainability, Features, Platform, workflow, and budget. Sustainability When you are purchasing a DAW you are investing in the company that makes it! […]

05 Dec 18

Chas Smith, general manager of Roku’s hardware business, plans to retire and is expected to leave the company at the end of the first quarter of 2019, Roku announced. The company said it has a search underway with an executive-placement firm to find a successor for the exec. Smith is senior VP and GM of […]