DAW stands for “Digital Audio Workstation.” But what does that mean? Is it the same thing as an audio editor? If not, what is the difference? The answers aren’t really absolute. But there are enough features that generally apply to both types of recording software programs that I think I can help dispel confusion about…… See More
Home Recording Equipment
These are all the posts on the site that discuss "Home Recording Equipment" or audio gear (usually hardware like microphones, interfaces, etc) of any kind, including recording software.
Ask any music producer, and they will quickly tell you that one of the most important components of their entire studio is that of their microphone. Having the right microphone for recording purposes is crucial, and doing your research is necessary to find the right one. Often a mic that sounds terrific on one person…… See More
Offering a lot of flexibility for processing your vocals, channel strips can be handy tools. Here are a few channel strip plugins you can use and some tips how you can get the most from them. The Pro Audio Files site has a list of 6 “plugin versions” of channel strips, which can make things…… See More
Q=CV? Yeah. If you are super interested in the math for a condenser microphones, then you might want to get familiar with this equation. Another term for condenser mics is “capacitor mics.” In fact, it makes more sense to call them “capacitor mics” than condenser mics. If you must know… Q = Electrical Charge, when…… See More
The ribbon microphones used to be so rare and powerful before, however, condenser and dynamic types top them off. Stereo mics are still harder to find than their standard mono counterparts. So when the Golden Age Project R1 ST came out it was brought quite tantalizing effects, to say the least. Weighing in at 1.5kg…… See More