Adventures In Audio

The amazing stereo effect that no-one can hear

What is the best studio microphone?

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

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

The end of latency?

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

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?

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

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

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)

"It's all about great microphones and preamps!" Or is it?

Mic the speaker, or use the line output?

Quick, professional-grade mastering - All you need is a plug-in

How to eliminate feedback from an acoustic guitar on stage

What is the phase button for on a microphone preamplifier?

The room you have right now that you can't use as a recording studio

Should you switch phantom power off if it isn't needed?

Which loudspeakers are best for accurate monitoring?

Why your studio needs a pair of mediocre loudspeakers

Why your studio door should not have a latch

Microphone preamplifiers: Do they really make a difference?

The best hardware equalizer ever!

Should you use an equalizer for monitoring in the studio?

What is the math behind audio compression?

What is the difference between audio and MIDI?

Your compressor adds noise to your recording. Why does it do that?

Why are ribbon microphones damaged by phantom power?

Can a plug-in improve your monitoring acoustics?