EVERYTHING to Know About Cursive Singing: History & How To!

EVERYTHING to Know About Cursive Singing

As music continues to evolve, singers, players, and engineers continue to invent and re-invent new singing/playing techniques and also new technology. Sometimes this is just for the mere reason of standing and differentiating themselves from the rest.  The incorporation of different techniques and styles into singing is not exactly a new thing. Over the years, … Read More

KeroVee Plugin Full Details & REVIEW: All You Need to Know!

KeroVee plugin full details and review

As controversial and highly debatable as the subject of pitch correction or auto-tuning (in this case, not Antares Auto-Tune) is, the truth is that pitch correction has become an integral part of the sonic blueprint of popular music.  Apart from being used technically for corrective and surgical purposes, it is also widely used creatively to … Read More

WHY Do Singers Wear An Earpiece?: All About In-Ear Monitors

why do singers wear an earpiece

If you have ever been to a music concert, a live show, an operatic performance or even a live recording, you might have noticed singers using something that looks like an earpiece while performing. Some insert it into only one ear while some use it in both ears.  In some cases, you will even notice … Read More

What Happened to Devi Ever? [Are they Back? 2023 UPDATE!]

What happened to Devi Ever

After a failed Kickstarter campaign in 2012 and suspending operations in 2018, Devi Ever made an announcement that they are making a return to building guitar pedals. According to Devi Ever, they are coming back to the guitar pedal-building business “for personal reasons.” The new pedals/stomp boxes—which will only be in limited quantities—will still continue … Read More

Wav Vs. Flac: How Different Are They? [Pros & Cons of Each]

wav vs flac

It doesn’t matter if you are an audio professional or just an average consumer of audio, sooner or later, as long as you are using audio, you will have to deal with audio formats. There are several audio formats available in the world today for a reason.  Audio formats perform a critical function in the … Read More

Complete Guide to Buying a Digital Mixer [A MUST Read!]

Complete guide to buying a programmable sound board

In the world of audio, a mixer (soundboard) is one piece of gear that we often cannot do without—mostly, in live sound reinforcement. Just like the name suggests, a mixer or soundboard is a processor or central hub where different audio signals are combined and mixed. Although we have both digital and analogue mixing consoles, … Read More

Is Atmos Worth It? [A Must-Read, FACTS & In-depth Review!]

is atmos worth it

To take your viewing experience to the next level, surround sound is always one of the first things to consider. Be it gaming or home cinema, introducing surround sound to your viewing setup will take it ten steps above where it used to be.  First, you will have an overall enhanced sound quality, then the … Read More

Is Bogner Amps Out of Business?

is bogner amps out of business

Laying your hands on a properly crafted boutique amp could be one of the best things to ever happen to your guitar or bass playing. Boutique amps have unique advantages over mass-produced amplifiers—we can’t possibly cover all the advantages in this article.  Bogner remains a top brand in the world of boutique amps. Because of … Read More

What Makes the Sony C37A SO SPECIAL? [Review, Pros & Cons]

What Makes the Sony C37A SO SPECIAL

Regarded as one of the best electric guitar microphones ever, the C37A is also that one mic that sounds great on everything. People who have used this mic will always say if you must buy only one microphone, let that mic be the Sony C37A.  A perfect mic for vocals—especially female vocals—because of its heavier … Read More

Neumann M49 Detailed Review: Pros & Cons, Models, and Price!

neumann m49 detailed review

When talking about some of the best microphone brands with exceptional sonic qualities, the name Neumann will always make it to the top of the list. Founded in Berlin, Germany by Georg Neumann in 1928, the name Neumann has become synonymous with excellence.  Although it might not exactly be that microphone found in the arsenal/cupboard … Read More

Renting Space for Music Studio? Read THIS First (Best Tips!)

Renting Space for Music Studio

There is always a time every musician, music producer, or audio engineer will need to go beyond just producing music in the comfort of their bedrooms with their laptops. Sometimes, people want to delve into the music business by getting into the recording business.  Whatever the reason for renting a studio space is, be you … Read More

The ULTIMATE Guide to Analogue Compression: Concepts & Tips!

ultimate guide to analog compression

Compression has always been and will always be a very important aspect of audio production and mixing. Compression evens out the dynamic range of an audio signal in such a way that the very loud parts are tamed and the quiet parts are compensated with appropriate loudness.  Managing dynamics in a mix is one of … Read More