Tag: sound

  • Equalization 101 – Everything Musicians Need to Know About EQ

    Equalization 101 – Everything Musicians Need to Know About EQ

    Interested in learning more about audio-mixing techniques? We’re working on a new mentor-driven course featuring input from today’s leading sound engineers called Faders Up: Modern Mix Techniques. Sign up to be the first to know when it launches! Good EQ is vital to a great mix. EQ is one of the key tools for producers when mixing audio…

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  • How to Build an Acoustic Diffuser — And Why You Need Diffusion

    How to Build an Acoustic Diffuser — And Why You Need Diffusion

    I’m going to try and simplify this article as much as I can. Partly due to the fact that I’m not a physicist and partly for the reader’s sanity. Firstly, let’s talk about acoustic treatment types in general. Types of Acoustic Treatment Absorption There are several different types of acoustic treatment that all have their…

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  • (Artificial) Space Is the Place: A Reverb Technology Primer

    (Artificial) Space Is the Place: A Reverb Technology Primer

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. If you’ve sung even a single note in a large concrete stairwell, you likely know how flattering and interesting reverberation can be. The desire to artificially add…

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  • Two Sound Phenomena Explained: Sonic Boom and Acoustic Shadow

    Two Sound Phenomena Explained: Sonic Boom and Acoustic Shadow

    Settle down, class, and take your seats. Bobby, what did I say about chewing gum? Alright. Now that we’re all settled in, let’s talk about sound. Today we’re going to address concepts relating to sound traveling through, getting lost in, and accumulating within airspace. Much of how we perceive our surrounding environment is influenced by our…

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  • The Essential Guide to Songwriting for Whales

    Young humpbacks these days, all they do is just yell and scat all over the ocean, collaborating with squeaky squids and beat-boxing blowfish, no regard for the fundamentals and true craft of songwriting. For us old baleen bags of blubber, it’s important to develop an appreciation for what makes our song unique, and to honor…

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Advanced Synths and Patch Design for Producers