9: What in the World is Bitrate and Why Should You Care?

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0:30 – Getting less awkward on the intro…one week at a time
0:50 – Ben’s surprise bachelor party
6:45 – Vadim explains bit rate as clearly as he can. Really. He did his best.
10:30 – Noise floor explained
12:00 – Dynamic range explained
12:50 – Head room explained
16:00 – The Redbook audio standard
23:00 – How high should your preamp levels be set?
35:00 – When clipping is NOT the end of the world…and when it might be
38:00 – When clipping can be awesome (hint: in the 90s)
39:40 – Ben explains sample rate as clearly as he can. Really. He did his best.
46:00 – The guys explain the Nyquist Principle
48:00 – The guys argue about the right sample rate to use but decide to stay friends
61:20 – The guys try to explain fold-back aliasing

Links
Vadim’s free DIY Recording eBook
DIY Recording Facebook Community
Vadim’s Studio Site
Benjamin’s Studio Site