Audio Masterclass

Easy Home Studio Soundproofing

by Pablo Bellinghausen – If you make music at home and you are worried about your neighbours complaining – or conversely, if you have noisy neighbours and…

Live Mixing With Emotional Impact

by Aston Fearon – The role of sound engineer is unmistakably technical: taking the acoustic energy from each voice and instrument, transferring it into…

Live Desk Ergonomics

by Aston Fearon – The more ergonomically we set up our working area, the quicker we should should be able to access what we…

Live Processing and Effects

by Aston Fearon – We touched a little bit on gating in my last article so I won’t repeat myself here but here are a…

Interfaces: USB 3 vs Thunderbolt

by Pablo Bellinghausen – There’s never been a better time to buy an audio interface, with more accurate converter chips and circuitry than has…

Audio Connections: The 7 Deadly Sins

by Pablo Bellinghausen – Basic wiring in the consumer world  is usually as easy as using any lead with the right plug at either end,…

Setting The Stage For A Great Mix

by Aston Fearon When mixing a band live, what we do before the show even begins can have a massive impact on how successful…

Analogue Cabling: Signal Types

by Pablo Bellinghausen – In this article we will be looking at the different types of analogue signal, as well as the right cables to use for…

Analogue Cabling: The Basics

by Pablo Bellinghausen – Analogue audio connections are an aspect of pro audio to which many give little thought, but can

Power Ratings: Why Speakers Break

by Pablo Bellinghausen – Broken speakers are sadly a common sight in PA systems around the world, and many people can be at a…

Power Ratings: Know What’s Watt

by Pablo Bellinghausen – With so many small venues and bands buying their own public address systems nowadays (PA systems for short), loudspeakers and…

Vocal Recording: Tips

by Pablo Bellinghausen – As seen in our previous instalment, recording voice is perfectly achievable in a home studio setting as long as the correct…