Category: Audio Trends & Gear

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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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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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How To Ensure A Brilliant Studio Recording

02/08/2016, Author: Audio Academy

Recording a musical performance is an art in itself— from the preparation involved to getting it to sound good and equipment. Considerably different from a live performance, sound engineers and music producers need a whole different skillset to ensure that they draw [...]

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Sound Reinforcement Systems

19/07/2016, Author: Audio Academy

A sound reinforcement system is designed and engineered to make capture and amplify sound and deliver it to an audience. The clear role it has is to distribute sound evenly to the areas where the listeners are, while ensuring that sound is [...]

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Picking A Live Sound Audio Mixer

08/06/2016, Author: Audio Academy

Whether is was a wedding in the family, a school concert or your first time watching your favourite artist on stage, you have probably been around professional live sound mixers. Also called PA mixers or sound system mixers, if you [...]