Digital Concepts

78: Sampling and the Worst Beat in Recording History

The guys team up with Richard M. Nixon’s ghost to make the worst beat ever using samples recorded live during the episode.

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76: Drum and Drummer (Real Drums vs Programmed Drums)

The guys compare two versions of a song – one using real drums and one using programmed drums and talk about the pros, cons and workflow tips of working with each.

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68: Reverb, EQ, Stereo and Other Boozy Q&A

The guys answer questions from around the internet and dish out bite-size opinions masquerading as wisdom

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61: Back to Basics – The DAW and What Features to Learn Next

The guys go back to the basics and talk about the functionalities common to all Digital Audio Workstations and which ones to focus on learning first to improve your recording experience. Plus, a new DIY showcase!

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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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44: Comparing Different Mastering Options

The guys do blind testing of three different mastering options: DIY mastering, professional mastering, algorithm mastering to see if they can tell the difference!

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30: How to Optimize Your Current Computer for Recording

The guys talk about optimization techniques to help squeeze every last drop of performance our of your existing recording computer.

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28: Proper Gain Staging to Get the Sound You Want

The guys talk about what gain staging is, how it can make or break your recording, and the practical steps you can take to make sure you get it right.

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