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Acoustic Principles: Understanding How Sound Travels

Acoustic principles – understanding how sound travels – can make a big difference in creating great recordings. There are two main measurable elements of a sound wave: frequency and amplitude. Frequency refers to the rate of forward and backward movement…
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Music Licensing and Leveraging Your Songs

If you are an aspiring songwriter, the promise of earning a steady stream of music royalties from the use of your songs is just that – a promise. Assuming that you’ve written songs that have the potential to attract an…
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The Science of Sound

We often hear producers talk about our ears as being the most important tools you have in the studio. Our ears are the first step in processing music that is converted into a feeling. And it’s this feeling, good or bad, that will cause us…
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