Learn about sample rate, bit depth, dithering, and the various other parameters you might come across when exporting your song from the DAW.
Learn about what a spectrogram is, how to read one, and the unique findings it can uncover about your audio.
Learn about what granular synthesis is and how you can use the technique to create immersive soundscapes out of deceptively simple one-shots.
Learn about what the frequency domain is, how it differs from the time domain, and how you can use it for both audio repair and music composition.
We explore why and how dynamics and silence play a pivotal role in creating music that pulls in the listener.
Learn about what binaural audio is, how it works, and why it’s a technique that’s gaining popularity across different musical (and non-musical) contexts.
Learn about how speakers work, the unique history behind loudspeakers, and seven key related concepts that you’ll want to know.
Learn about the Shepard tone, a popular auditory illusion that tricks your brain into thinking a sound is always rising or falling in pitch.
We explore the history, anatomy, sound, and lasting influence of the cello, a versatile instrument that’s heard across everything from classical music to pop and jazz.
Learn how dithering can help enhance the sound of your digital audio, despite the fact that it adds noise to the waveform.
Hang, pantam, UFO drum—these names all belong to the handpan, a relatively new family of percussive instruments that share a unique, hypnotic sound.
Let’s explore what impedance is, and why it can be important for both making and listening to music.