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Interesting, useful and humorous notes from the world of audio…

 

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Using A Compressor To Compress A Compressed Instrument Being Compressed With Compression After Its Been Compressed

Posted by Keith Clark on Wednesday, August 28, 2019


‘I Must Increase, Everyone Else Must Decrease,’ Says Worship Leader Of Monitor Levels

Posted by Keith Clark on Tuesday, April 30, 2019


Said he didn’t want a press feed, then did this for an hour:

Posted by Michael Lawrence on Thursday, February 7, 2019


Dave Rat demonstrates multiple arrivals from coherent and semicoherent sources.

Posted by Michael Lawrence on Saturday January 26, 2019


Great video from DcSoundOp showcasing the audio engineering behind the Times Square New Years Eve Ball Drop.

Posted by Michael Lawrence on Wednesday, January 2, 2019


Do DAWs have a “sound?” A great series of videos by Vintique Sound explores this common claim.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3 (where the real fun starts)

Posted by Michael Lawrence on Wednesday, October 31, 2018


“Oh, yeah, definitely don’t touch that one.”

Posted by Keith Clark on Monday, October 22, 2018


Iggy Pop and the Stooges’ tech rider is a barrel o’ fun…

Posted by Michael Lawrence on Tuesday, October 16, 2018


Solving the age-old singer/songwriter problem with an erector set and a dose of wacky.

The Bib

Posted by Michael Lawrence on Sunday, September 22, 2018


Meyer Sound video:

Real World SPL

Posted by Michael Lawrence on Monday, September 10, 2018


Realtime demo of EAW’s ADAPTive coverage.

Robert Scovill at Red Rocks

Posted by Michael Lawrence on Thursday, August 30, 2018


The future of music festivals is…

The Internet?

Posted by Keith Clark on Wednesday, August 29. 2018


Staged or not — just try not to laugh…

Boom Op In A China Shop

Posted by Michael Lawrence on Friday, August 24, 2018


Making it as good as possible at every seat in the house…

The Howard Page Method Of System Tuning

Posted by Michael Lawrence on Thursday, August 9, 2018


One size doesn’t fit all…

A Relevant “Blast From The Past” On System Size, Scale, And Complexity.

Posted by Keith Clark on Thursday, August 9, 2018


Phil Ward examines a pervasive audio myth.

Q. Do new monitor speakers really need to be ‘run in’ before they sound right?

Posted by Michael Lawrence on Thursday, August 9, 2018


At least he’s honest!

Church Sound Guy Admits: No Idea What These Little Knobs Do

Posted by Michael Lawrence on Wednesday, August 8, 2019


When a product review goes sideways…

Ellen’s Review Of The Lafayette Echo-Verb II

Posted by Michael Lawrence on Wednesday, August 8, 2018


An excellent video that helps vizualize the fast Fourier transform.

What Is The FFT?

Posted by Michael Lawrence on Tuesday, August 7, 2018


Up to speed on the latest with the ongoing RF changes in your region?

Check out the T-Mobile Deployments Map, updated regularly.

Posted by Keith Clark on Monday, August 6, 2018


Does this stuff actually make a difference?

Ethan Winer On Loudspeaker Isolation

Posted by Michael Lawrence on Monday, August 6, 2018


Peter Patrick issues an audio mythology alert.

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Church Sound: Easier Mixing Through Optimal Channel Assignments

“These are for real – there are people out there that really believe them. This makes for good job security for all of us!” — Pat Brown

Posted by Keith Clark on Friday, August 3, 2018


Got a question about audio concepts, terminology, history and more?

Go To The Pro Audio Reference

Posted by Keith Clark on Friday, August 3, 2018

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