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Microphone Database The RecordingHacks Microphone Database Organizing the world's microphones HOW TO use the Microphone Database (pictorial guide). This is the RecordingHacks searchable microphone database. Computer Music Center at Columbia University The Garden of Dreams This musical and visual installation proposes to the visitors the interactive exploration of dreams coming from all over the world, in many different languages, recorded both on the Internet and at the two installation locations in New York and Lyon (France). These dreams take part in a collective memory, which visitors of the installation can consult by traveling through oniric universes. On a website specially designed for this purpose, or in a “Dream Station” in another room of the exhibition’s building, one can video record herself/himself and share a dream.

How to Use Ableton’s Beat Repeat Effect for Live Performance It’s not exactly news that a lot of people see Ableton Live as one of the best pieces of software for live performance. After relying on Live and a laptop for loads of gigs around the globe, I can fully recommend it as a tool capable of delivering the results. The interface is clear and luckily it hasn’t crashed on me yet. Live Sound Services Music Recording Studio, TSC / TRINITY SOUND COMPANY Ontario, CA Grounding Improper grounding can create a lethal hazard. Even if you advert danger, ground loops are the most common cause of AC line frequency hum in sound systems. So it pays to learn about grounding, and use what you learn. What is a ground loop? How to Develop Groove in Your Playing Groove gives music life. It has an influence on others that gets them moving and swaying and dancing to the music. It makes music more memorable, and is one of the ingredients that evokes emotions in others. How to Drum defines it like this: “Groove is basically the swing and flow of a beat or song. If a beat has a good feel to it, it has good groove.” Learning to feel what you’re playing, and play with feel is an important step for every musician.

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MetaSynth audio mac Version 5.4 has just been released and is fully Mavericks compatible. If you own MetaSynth, retrieve the download info here. MetaSynth is an award-winning electronic music and sound design studio for OS X. Its six "rooms" provide six unique environments for creating and manipulating sound. There is much more to MetaSynth than creating sound from pictures. TAL - Togu Audio Line: Products Commercial Products:VST, AU and Pro-Tools AAX plug-ins for MAC and Windows. 32 and 64 bit hosts supported. Free Products:VST and AU plug-ins for MAC and Windows. No support available.

Ground loop problems and how to get rid of them Written and copyright by Tomi Engdahl 1997-2013 NOTE: The information presented here is believed to be correct and is made available here by the author. The author of this document is not liable for any effect this information or any use thereof may have. The documents have been used and recommended by many people and are belived to be accurate. 10 Ways to Get More People to Your Next Gig For an up-and-coming band every gig is a vital step toward your success. Your shows are where you get the chance to prove yourself. They are your opportunity to do what you do best. A good gig can also have a ripple effect, securing you a loyal fan base and ensuring good crowds at future shows. How speakers make sound - Animagraffs Speakers (also called loudspeakers) push and pull surrounding air molecules in waves that the human ear interprets as sound. You could even say that hearing is movement detection. So what makes a speaker travel back and forth at just the right rate and distance, and how does that make sound? Our 3D animated infographics attract thousands of viewers. We'd love to work with you.

Top 5 Free VST Plugins For Ableton Live (Mac Edition) November 17, 2010 by Ryan It’s been a long time coming Mac users, but here is a definitive guide to 5 free VST plugins for Mac OSX. Why Your MP3s Sound Bad: High-Resolution Audio Explained - Better Sound, Vinyl, and FLAC More Data Means Better Sound QualityOkay, so bigger files sound better, but what does that really mean? Young said in the interview that when an artist creates something, the master could be 100 percent great, but the consumer is only getting 5 percent of it with an MP3 file. That's mostly true in absolute terms—a 128Kbps MP3 file can take anywhere from one-tenth to one-twentieth the space of an average raw, uncompressed CD track. Professors in professional audio programs have a trick lately of showing students what happens when you take an original waveform, overlay an MP3 version, and then strip the MP3 data away; you still see a lot of audible data left: This is how much you're losing with MP3 files!