Category: Audio Trends & Gear

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Punk, Indie & DIY Aesthetics

02/06/2018, Author: Audio Academy

Throughout history, music has been a force that has given rise to many cultural movements, spanning fashion, art and design to film and media. The punk counterculture of the mid-1970s and 1980s emerged initially out of dingy London basements and [...]

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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 [...]

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Foley Sound: The History and Magic

16/04/2018, Author: Audio Academy

Movies are magical in the way they give us such a multi-sensory experience and one of the most crucial aspects in movies that can make or break our experience is sound. Almost every sound that the audience hears at the [...]

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The Evolution of Musical Genres As An Effect of Countercultural Movements

26/03/2018, Author: Audio Academy

Looking back in time there have been many musical genres that arose out of counter culture or social justice movements. The music of a particular era often is a peek into the history and culture of that specific period. As [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Do Musicians Make For Better Language Learners?

24/02/2018, Author: Audio Academy

When it comes to music and its relationship to language learning, it is logical that paying close attention to pitch and rhythm gives musicians an advantage when it comes to language learning. Music and language have many similarities. Both are [...]

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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 [...]

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How To Develop Perfect Pitch

13/01/2018, Author: Audio Academy

Whispers, horns, music, dog barks, the sound of the TV in the neighbour’s house— these are all sounds of the world that only come to life for us because of our ears. Capable of detecting sound waves that travel through [...]

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An Extraordinary Sound Effect That Will Have You On The Edge of Your Seat

16/12/2017, Author: Audio Academy

Remember the movie The Dark Knight and the sound of the Batpod, the motorcycle that sounds like it is constantly accelerating? What about the pace of the Christopher Nolan movie, Dunkirk— did it have you on the edge of your [...]