How Does it Sound? Acoustic Guitars - 27 Acoustic Guitars Tried and Tested
Whenever you choose a guitar you might first fall in love with appearances, but also, and above all, you cherish its sound character. Six-string fans sometimes don't have the opportunity to listen to many instruments under good conditions. AudioFanzine is well aware of that and decided to record 27 guitars using first-class gear...
An Ohm Story - Speakers, Amps & Impedance Feature Article
Considering that speaker/amp connections, impedance, the different combinations, and incorrect wiring are a recurring source of confusion for audio heads and musicians, we decided to try to clear things up a little.
Mastering: The DIY Guide - How to Master Your Music at Home
Mastering is one of the few creative processes that still finds itself quite high up on a pro-audio pedestal. The creation of music, the recording, mixing and production is all within the hands of the home user but mastering still seems to be just out of reach...Or is it?
The (other) Land of Microphones - sE Electronics Factory Tour
We had the opportunity to fly to Shanghai where the sE Electronics factory is based. The static and ribbon microphone manufacturer celebrates this year its 10th anniversary.
On Tour: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Masters of their Craft
Modern technology reveals traditional sounds for Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers 2010 tour.
How to Sell Your Music - Marketing 101 for Musicians
You've recorded and produced your killer single. Now comes the really tough part: selling the drama. Here we will recap and add some steps in order to implement your marketing plan- putting it all together, and managing your time and resources for optimal efficiency.
The Emotional Cords - Vocal Health for Singers
As summer arrives, singers begin to worry about vocal health as summer is the season when most artists have most bookings. "Will I be able to manage all the upcoming shows without vocal fatigue?" The health of your voice is a serious matter: Your voice is a musical instrument that requires very special care, technical skills and constant practice.
Vuvuzela Killers - How to Filter Out Vuvuzela Noise from FIFA World Cup Games
Let's face it, unless you are actually in South Africa attending the World Cup and blowing your very own Vuvuzela, you can't stand the cacophony that's blaring out of your flat screen TV in the form of a thousand swarming mosquitoes. Luckily, a few plugins have been quickly developed to filter out that so so annoying buzzzzzzzz.
Audio Mastering - Top 10 Most Frequently Asked Questions
Tom Volpicelli of The Mastering House answers the top 10 common questions about mastering.
The Cymbal Rap for Newbies - The Difference Between Bronze and Brass Cymbals
For simplicity’s sake, there are basically three types and price levels of cymbals: beginner brass, intermediate sheet bronze and professional cast bronze. The brass are usually used only by young beginners and are the least expensive. The sheet bronze cymbals, while most fall in the intermediate price range, are used by beginners and pros, and ...