Category: Audio Trends & Gear

Audio Trends & Gear, Fact File

Foley Sound in Animated Movies

21/05/2018, Author: Audio Academy

Movies transport us to worlds that we are not physically in, thanks largely to the Foley artists, who create an auditory experience that is brilliant. Besides the dialogue and music, everything that the audience hears during the movie are Foley [...]

Audio Trends & Gear

Sound Perception and Acoustics

12/03/2018, Author: Audio Academy

In discussions among most sound enthusiasts on the various ways to improve the quality of audio production and audio mixes, the focus tends to be on the gear and process. However, it is just as important if not more to [...]

Audio Trends & Gear

Types of Microphones and their uses

02/03/2018, Author: Audio Academy

Audio Academy’s sound engineering courses train students in every aspect of sound recording and live sound. For an average person on the street, the microphone is a device that picks up sound. However, for trainees of Audio Academy, the microphone [...]

Audio Trends & Gear, Fact File

Analogue tape recording VS Modern digital recording

14/02/2018, Author: Audio Academy

It has been many years since 2500-foot reels of magnetic tape began to be put into storage in favour of computer hard drives capable of recording music faster and cheaper than ever before. But decades after the digital revolution, the [...]

Audio Trends & Gear

Meyer Sound’s Bluehorn System Redefines The World of Loudspeakers

17/11/2017, Author: Audio Academy

Meyer Sound’s Bluehorn System has been touted as a technological breakthrough that is the product of over six years of intensive research. It has very quickly won the appreciation of well-known film composers and music professionals and is seen as [...]

Audio Trends & Gear

The Intricacies of Stage Lighting & Design

10/11/2017, Author: Audio Academy

From a rock show and a jazz concert, to a play staged outdoors or indoors, stage lighting is an aspect that can never be the same. The nuances of what makes for great lighting design is what makes this a [...]

Audio Trends & Gear

I Build My Own Synths: Rushikesh Nene

18/08/2017, Author: Audio Academy

Rushikesh Nene, an electrical engineer who has just finished his training in music production at Audio Academy built his own synthesizer. For those who love the idea of hacking together their own instruments, read on to see how he did [...]

Audio Trends & Gear

The Wonderful World of Film Sound

03/08/2017, Author: Audio Academy

George Lucas famously said that "Sound is 50 percent of the movie‑going experience, and I've always believed audiences are moved and excited by what they hear in my movies at least as much as by what they see.” Sound design [...]

Audio Trends & Gear

d&b Array Processing Technology

31/07/2017, Author: Audio Academy

d&b ArrayProcessing is a part of the simulation software d&b ArrayCalc that incorporates powerful filter algorithms to optimise the tonal and level performance of the d&b J-, V-, Y- and T-Series line array systems over an entire listening area. ArrayProcessing [...]

Audio Trends & Gear, What's up @ Audio Academy

Audio Academy’s spanking new S6L, and all about it

05/07/2017, Author: Audio Academy

Why is the VENUE | S6L the mother of all consoles? The latest large-format console to hit the market is Avid's VENUE | S6L live mixing console. Touted as being revolutionary when it comes to live sound workflows, it has [...]