Learn about audio cables spanning TS, TRS, XLR, MIDI, USB, and more, and how you can use them effectively when creating music.
Let’s explore what a patchbay is, its most common configurations, and why you might want to consider incorporating one into your workflow.
Let’s talk about what a DI box is and explore the variety of applications that make it a useful addition to studios and concert venues alike.
Learn about what phantom power is, how it works, and when to use it when you’re creating music using microphones and other devices.
We demystify how pressing to vinyl can benefit you as an artist, how to find a manufacturer, and what you’ll need to provide them with in order to make it happen.
Drawing on insights from musicians and intermedia artists, we explore how field recordings can be used as a powerful tool for sonic and personal exploration.
From parabolic and fiber optic micropones to hydrophones and binaural heads, we explore an array of niche microphones and recording setups.
We explore the expansive topic of how music has been documented over time, going beyond traditional notation and exploring more nonconformist approaches.
Saxophonist and engineer Mario Castro gives us three insightful tips around how to create colorful recordings of live instruments.
Let’s explore some of the most common microphone polar patterns, and how they can make a difference when used with intention.
We highlight three audio interfaces that make excellent choices for budget-conscious producers who don’t want to break the bank.
Your microphone isn’t everything – here are a few tips for how you can best prepare your home studio for recording vocals.