Audio Concepts

82: Music Theory 201 – Modes and Moods

The guys continue talking about theory and their associations and use cases for certain modes and scales.

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81: Music Theory 101 – Tempo, Meter and Key

The guys confuse themselves and each other (but not you) explaining the basics of music theory and its utility for DIY music production

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71: Back to Basics: Stereo Width

Vadim talks about how to get that wide stereo sound – including some tips and tricks when all you have is a mono source

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66: Dynamics Part 2: How to Use a Compressor (and Why!)

The guys continue their discussion on dynamics – focusing on why you may want to use compression on a source and how to go about setting one up

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65: Dynamics Pt 1: What are “Dynamics” and Why Do We Care?

The guys talk about audio dynamics and the common tools used to control them (compressors, expanders, limiters, etc.,) – including why and when we may care about dynamics

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62: Can You Trust What You’re Hearing? (Davies Roberts – Flare Audio)

The guys chat with the founder of Flare Audio about resonances in speakers, headphones and in our actual ears that negatively affect how we perceive sound and music.

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54: What Latency is and How to Deal with it

The guys talk about latency: what causes it, why it’s problematic, how much is acceptable and how to deal with it in your studio.

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52: Back to Basics: Anatomy of an Interface

The guys explore all of the jacks, knobs, toggles, and switches of the typical audio interface and discuss some common mistakes and misconceptions.

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48: What is Phase (and How to Deal With it)

The guys explain the concept of phase in audio and talk about different techniques for checking and fixing phase issues – as well as why (and when) getting phase right is important.

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47: So You Want to Produce Music for a Living?

The guys talk about their experiences running studios and trying to earn a living producing music – including the technical tricks they’ve picked up as a result.

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