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Optimizing Sound for Reverb

Optimizing Sound for Reverb The terms “wet” and “dry” are used in audio to denote a sound with a reverberant (“wet”) sound or a...

Advantages of Recording with Proximity

The Advantages of Recording with Proximity One of the most underutilized tools for clean recordings is the simple use of proximity, or bringing the...

High-Pass and Low-Pass Filters

High-pass and low-pass filters are common tools used to remove unwanted sounds from audio recordings. They have a long history in use for audio...

How Better Audio May Improve Audience Engagement

How Better Audio May Improve Audience Engagement A growing body of research suggests that hearing clearly improves learning, especially for students in a classroom...

Scaling Up Audio Production

Scaling Up Audio Production At Finewav, we believe that creating content isn’t about having the best content, but about putting out quality content on...

Gates & Expanders: The Good and the Bad

Gates & Expanders: The Good and the Bad Gates and Expanders are a type of dynamics processing used to reduce unwanted noise in audio...

Data Compression: Advantages of Mono

Data Compression: Advantages of Mono /ˈsterēō/ noun sound that is directed through two or more speakers so that it seems to surround the listener...

Creating More Content Through Simplicity

Creating More Content Through Simplicity Work in media long enough, and you’ll eventually experience the feeling where completing a song, show, or season feels...

Enough Is Enough: Ending the Chase for Perfection

Enough Is Enough: Ending the Chase for Perfection Any creative endeavor requires deciding when to stop making changes and when to start releasing content....

Preventing Audio Problems: 5 Tips for Eliminating Errors

Preventing Audio Problems: 5 Tips for Eliminating Errors It’s hard to get excited about testing audio equipment, but let’s face it – there’s nothing...

Monitoring in Noisy Environments

Monitoring in Noisy Environments You’ve probably never given a thought about how to monitor in a noisy environment until you’ve recorded something at a...

A/B Testing: 5 Tips for Testing Audio Gear

The gold standard in determining the sound quality of a microphone, mic preamp, recording interface or another piece of equipment is through the use...

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