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Rode NT2-A Review – Is It Worth It?

Rode NT2-A Review – Is It Worth It?

The Rode NT2-A is a large-diaphragm condenser microphone that I’ve been using in my studio for producing my songs and instrumental tracks. It’s a great microphone for recording both vocals and instruments because of its well-built versatility, with different using options. Rode NT2-A is a large capsule, ...

Why Your Voice Sounds Different in Recordings

Why Your Voice Sounds Different in Recordings

When we listen to our own voice as we talk or sing, the sound waves vibrate through our skulls resulting in us thinking our voice is lower in pitch. This is why our voice sounds very different when we listening to it in recordings. Even the greatest of singers often cringe when hearing their voice. This happens ...

Mono vs Stereo Sound – What Are the Differences?

Mono vs Stereo Sound – What Are the Differences?

Although the primary difference between ‘mono’ and ‘audio’ is the number of channels they use and send to the speakers, this has quite an impact on the output sound. So what are they and why do we use them? Read on to find out: Differences Between Mono And Stereo Mono refers to the use of only one channel ...

Pop Filter vs Foam – Which One Should You Use?

Pop Filter vs Foam – Which One Should You Use?

A foam cover blocks the wind from interfering with the microphone in open-air settings, whereas pop filters do a better job at suppressing the popping and plosive sounds from your mouth. Both components do a somewhat similar job, which is reducing the pressure generated on the microphone. Foam covers (also ...

The 5 Best Audio Interfaces for Mac (2022)

The 5 Best Audio Interfaces for Mac (2022)

Are you looking for an audio interface for your Mac? You can get high-quality audio recording and monitoring thanks to these external devices with either USB or Thunderbolt connectivity. They have microphone preamps, inputs for connecting instruments, headphone preamplifiers, MIDI signal management, etc. In short, ...

Sound Cards vs Onboard Audio (Which Should You Use?)

Sound Cards vs Onboard Audio (Which Should You Use?)

Sound cards used to be a must for any computer user that wanted great quality audio. The audio landscape has since changed, with onboard audio improving drastically. For those looking for top-quality audio, dedicated DACs or audio interfaces are now the go-to options instead of sound cards. If you’re using your ...

The 5 Best Audio Cassette to MP3 Converters (2022)

The 5 Best Audio Cassette to MP3 Converters (2022)

Want to save your old tapes and voice recordings to digital files? We have listed the 5 best audio cassette to MP3 converters down below so your favorite mixes can stay with you forever. Converting cassette tapes to MP3 is a great way to preserve your memories. When shopping for MP3 converters, you will find a ...

Installing and Setting Up ASIO4All on Windows 10

Installing and Setting Up ASIO4All on Windows 10

ASIO4All is a free Windows tool that provides a generic high-performance audio driver for professional audio production in the absence of an audio interface with a dedicated driver. If you are a Windows user and you are not using a dedicated audio interface (such as a Focusrite Scarlett 4i4), then you should ...

The 5 Best Sound Cards for Music Production (2022)

The 5 Best Sound Cards for Music Production (2022)

A sound card (or audio interface) is a crucial component of music production. This article takes you through 5 of the best options available, to suit all budgets. This unit has enabled the possibility of music processing through the modern computer in every home and studio across the globe. This article presents ...

What Is Mic Monitoring and Why Is It Important?

What Is Mic Monitoring and Why Is It Important?

Mic monitoring is a feature on headsets that feeds the audio signal from your microphone to your own headphones. This allows you to be able to hear yourself more accurately. When using mic monitoring, people generally speak at a suitably lower volume which improves their microphone audio quality, by not ...

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