Adventures In Audio

How to choose the best key for your song

The amazing stereo effect that no-one can hear

How to cheat at Eurovision

What is the best studio microphone?

Bad Audio Diary BAD 10: Don't get your pans in a pickle

Bad Audio Diary BAD 9: What's wrong with this picture?

Why analogue recording should come back, but not in the way you knew it

Weird and wonderful sounds using the Air Music Tech Chorus plug-in

The end of latency?

What to do in your studio when there's a power cut

An investigation of the pre-delay parameter of the Lexicon 480L reverb plug-in

Add reverb to your recordings using the natural echo chamber technique

Why you should ventilate your home recording studio

Q: What is your main concern if your interest is voice over?

Why do microphones sound different?

Channel strips - powerful tool or utter folly?

Are you compressing too much? Here's how to tell...

If setting the gain correctly is so important, why don't mic preamplifiers have meters?

The Internet goes analogue!

How to choose an audio interface

What is the difference between EQ and filters? *With Audio*

What difference will a preamp make to your recording?

How the ear hears frequency

How the ear hears frequency

Watch our video on linear phase filters and frequency response with the FabFilter Pro Q 2

Read our post on linear phase filters and frequency response with the Fabfilter Pro Q 2

Digital reverb for acoustic music should be believable, appropriate, and integrated with the direct sound from the mics

What's the best height for studio monitors? Answer - Not too low!

What is the Red Book standard? Do I need to use it? Why?

Will floating point change the way we record?

Mixing: What is the 'Pedalboard Exception'?

The difference between mic level and line level

What do COVID-19 and acoustic feedback have in common?

Loudness levels of pro audio experts

How important is it that your monitor loudspeakers are at the right height?

What can we learn about room acoustics from this image?

Can you hear the subtle effect of the knee control of the compressor? (With audio and video demonstrations)

What is the Neve sound? (Using the Slate Digital FG-73)

Can you hear the difference between a sine wave and a square wave?

I make a musical scale from scratch