Recording Equipment Category

USB vs Firewire audio interface- Select which one is best for you

OK supposing you now have a powerful desktop PC, Mac or Laptop that you plan to use for your home recordings. You are now deciding which type of audio interface to buy: USB or a Firewire audio interface? First you should know is that you cannot simply …

Adding Subwoofer to M-audio Studiophile BX5a using Laney AH200 as Sub

I observed that M-audio BX5a lack the deep bass needed to mix music genre that requires deep bass. Although M-audio Studiophile BX5a has a good and tight bass, it is still not enough for sub-bass mixing. I went to research how it is possible to add a s …

Absorption Coefficient of Common Household Materials: DIY Treatment

When it comes to room acoustic treatment, you might immediately resort to standard acoustic materials such as Auralex, Fiber glass, etc. However in some parts of the world, these acoustic materials are not readily available. And if you order them from …

How to Apply Reverb to a Mix Properly?

Reverb is a wonderful effect that creates illusion of space and depth in your stereo mix. However, this effect is often abused particularly by beginners in audio mixing. As a result, the mix lacks punch and clarity because everything has been drowned i …

Optimize Windows XP for Firewire &USB Audio Interface during Recording

A lot of things can influence the performance of your computer for audio recording. This tutorial is applicable to those home recording setups that are using Windows XP operating system with either a Firewire or USB audio interface. The objective of th …