• 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…

  • 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…

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