Sony Sound Forge Digital Audio Workstation

Mar 1, 2006, By Michel Henein

Throughout years of working on films, television and videogames, I have used a variety of audio software and have to come to rely on one often-overlooked...

Gettin' Into the Grooves

Mar 1, 2006, By Eddie Ciletti

Just as digital audio jump-started the vintage analog craze, club DJs have kept turntable and cartridge manufacturers in production. This month's focus...

One Sine Wave at a Time

Mar 1, 2006, By Paul D. Lehrman

Composers have long been fascinated with using electronic instruments to simulate real orchestras. And now, as music budgets for films and television...

MIDI In Session

Mar 1, 2006, By Jim Aikin

By 1999, MIDI was, if not dead, certainly an obsolete and uninteresting technology. Today, it's hotter than ever. What changed? Virtual instruments came...

Modern Mixing Dilemmas

Feb 1, 2006, By Blair Jackson

It's a given that nearly every aspect of the world of audio production is constantly in flux, shaped by the latest formats and equipment in vogue at any...

Modificational Therapy

Feb 1, 2006, By Eddie Ciletti

Mods, hot rods, tricked-out and tweaked equipment alterations and modifications are very much an extension of the maintenance/repair process, a variation...

E-mu Emulator X Desktop Sampling System

Feb 1, 2006, By Gerry Bassermann

E-mu's Emulator X desktop system is a monster sampling synth with the kind of functional depth that can take some time to master. And although you can...

Orchestral Recording

Jan 1, 2006, By Blair Jackson

The conceit of these sorts of periodic articles, which are designed to fill readers in on the latest recording techniques, is that there is great new...

Not a Mic Preamp Shootout

Jan 1, 2006, By Eddie Ciletti

I just completed seven exhausting weeks of testing mic preamps for an educational video. It started last fall when I was asked to do a preamp shootout....

The Masters Come Alive

Dec 1, 2005, By Paul D. Lehrman

What is the point of restoring a historical music recording? Is it to re-create the recording session so we can hear the original instruments, the room...

The Sound of Silents

Dec 1, 2005, By Matt Hurwitz

Epic films can put both composers and scoring mixers to the test, requiring considerable amounts of cues, stings and lush melodies to accompany visually...

Spectrasonics Stylus RMX

Dec 1, 2005, By Gabe Shadid

The Stylus RMX real-time groove module combines maximum flexibility with an emphasis on sound quality when working with looped-based audio. Note, I didn't...

Avoiding a Blue Holiday—Anytime

Dec 1, 2005, By Eddie Ciletti

The dreaded Windows Blue Screen of Death would definitely make you blue at this time of the year or any other time. So for background music, think for...

Jet-Setting Pro Audio Tips

Dec 1, 2005, Compiled by Sarah Benzuly

A group of 20 U.S. engineers, producers and musicians were recently invited to teach a group of 130 students at the Danish Rhythmic Music Conservatory...

Safeguarding Sonic Treasures

Dec 1, 2005, By George Petersen

Long, long ago, in a simpler place and time, audio meant finding a dark, dry, cool place to park those 2-inch and -inch tape boxes after a project was...

Speech and Song

Nov 1, 2005, By Kevin Becka

We all know that voice is king. Of the six instrument categories we've explored in our Recording the Band series, the voice is arguably the most powerful....

Propellerhead Reason 3

Nov 1, 2005, By Laura Pallanck

Although it's now at Version 3, Propellerhead's Reason is as easy to use as ever. However, there are a number of cool things you can do with it that go...

Audio Gains In Videogames

Oct 1, 2005, By Heather Johnson

Everyone from KISS to Green Day to 50 Cent has had a song or two on a videogame soundtrack. Gamers can hear their favorite bands while virtually racing...

Bedside Manners

Oct 1, 2005, By Eddie Ciletti

Assuming that some of you will be reading this at AES, I'll go easy on the traditional geek stuff. Schlepping though miles of aisles of gear can be mind-numbing...

Taking (DAW) Control

Oct 1, 2005, By Mel Lambert

Audio engineers are one demanding group. As workstations become more sophisticated, our requirements for control surfaces have grown. When early systems...

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