• Music

    What is the best DAW for Beginners?

    Are you a beginner at sound engineering? When I was first starting out with audio engineering I had a tough time figuring which DAW or Digital Workstation to begin with. The main thing to think about when picking a DAW is what you’re going to use it for. Workstations are different because they all have their specialties. So before you ask yourself what is the best workstation for you, you should ask yourself what you’re going to use it for. There are DAWs good with live sessions such as Pro Tools. Then you have some that are better with music production such as FL Studio.

  • Music

    What is a DAW? (Digital Workstation)

    You might be new to the audio engineering world and are like, what is a DAW? A DAW or Digital Audio Workstation is a program used for editing, mixing, and mastering audio files. In today’s world, there are multiple types of DAWs available for all the different types of operating systems there are out there. Just to name a few, you have Cubase, Fl Studio, Logic, and Pro Tools. DAWs are totally dependent on the user and the task. There’s a workstation like FL Studio that isn’t as capable when it comes to using audio files and working live performances. However, then you have Pro Tools that is capable of…

  • Mastering,  Mixing,  Music

    What are Odd-order Harmonics?

    Harmonic distortion is where the output of the audio signal has added more components that occur naturally to the signal on the input. This sometimes happens symmetrically. Therefore, this produces Odd-order Harmonic Distortion at the third and fifth harmonics. This isn’t a pleasant sound for most. However, they do have their uses and can be important parts of a mix if used correctly.

  • Music,  Plugins

    What is Audio Saturation?

    Have you ever wondered what Saturation was? You might have seen it in a plugin somewhere and didn’t quite understand what you were looking at. Digital saturation gives audio signals the analog sound it needs. This means it distorts sound signals to make them sound as if they’ve been recorded through tapes, amps, tubes, and other different audio equipment. Types of Saturation Tape Saturation So what is Tape Saturation? Tape Saturation is when audio sounds as if it was recorded through a tape machine. It introduces harmonics, subtle compression, and shifts in frequency. Tape saturation also creates a small boost in the lows, rolling off some high-end frequencies and. It…

  • Photos,  Photoshop

    Top 5 Pros and Cons of Photoshop

    Pros There are plenty of design tools to use. Compared to other photo editing tools, Photoshop comes packed with a multitude of features and tools straight out the box. Not only that, but there are tons of great plugins you can add-on as you improve in your photoshop journey. An all-purpose software Photoshop comes with tons of capabilities as soon as you get it. You can literally create a multitude of projects such as flyers, greeting cards, business cards, and of course professionally edited photos and animated GIFs. Social Media platforms Social media marketing is a cinch when you have Photoshop. You can create anything. Creating promotional material that will…

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