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Levels in The Digital World - Understanding the Different Level Standards for Recording Music
dB VU, dB FS, Peak, RMS… The misunderstanding of these concepts is at the core of many of the issues affecting most home studio owners. It's about time we shed some light on the matter.
Harmonic Mixing For Dummies - Three Key Steps To Harmonic Mixing
Many DJs spend lots of time perfecting their transition techniques to try to give them a "personal" touch by using effects, or trying to master better their mixing gear. Unfortunately, they often do this while neglecting a much more important principle...
The Top Free Virtual Guitar Amps - Free Guitar Amp Simulations Survey Results
813 persons took part in the survey and voted for their favorite free guitar amp simulations. And here are the results...
Our Favorite Music Documentaries - The Best Music Documentaries
Do you have some free time on the weekend?? Here are some music documentaries that we wholeheartedly recommend.
The Home Studio Owner Library - The Best Books on Audio Engineering
You don't know which book to take with you to for the morning commute? Here are some inspiring reads regarding audio...
The Best Electric Guitar Manufacturers - The Top Electric Guitar Makers
Here are the top electric guitar manufacturers according to the survey we carried a few days ago in our forums.
Introduction to Placing Sounds in Space - How to Make a Sound Seem Close or Distant
The brain is a really amazing tool! In fact, even with our eyes closed we are able to locate the things that surround us as soon as they emit a sound. Fortunately for us, as powerful as it is, the sound analysis of our small brain can be easily tricked in order to create a virtual spatial sensation in our stereo mixes. Here are some ideas that wil…
All About Audio Benchmarks - What do audio measurements mean?
At AudioFanzine we invested in equipment that allows us to measure audio performance of products we review. However, it is not always easy to understand the flood of numerical values that can reveal the performance of a piece of gear. That's why we'll try to make things clearer here...
The Top Guitar Amp Brands - The Best Guitar Amp Brands
Aside from the guitar (and the guitarist!), the amp is certainly the most decisive factor in a guitarist's sound
Finding the Right Sound with your Active Bass Guitar - Setting the Controls of an Active Bass Guitar
Here is some basic knowledge to help you get your active bass guitar under control. As you surely already noticed, an active bass has more controls than a passive one. But keep cool, AudioFanzine is here to help you out.