Voltage Controlled Amplifier (VCA) Explained

  What is a VCA?   A VCA is a processor that can alter the amplitude of a signal proportional to the control voltage applied to its amplitude modulation control input. In simple words it is just an amplifier whose output you can control with a control signal....

Multiband Compressor

  A compressor is an audio tool that helps to alter the dynamic range of a signal by reducing the volume of louder parts or by amplifying quieter parts. It is without a doubt one of the most important tools in the modern audio world. This blog will discuss a very...

Tape Distortion / Saturation

What is Tape Saturation?   Saturation or in this case tape saturation is a phenomenon which stands for analog tape recording. It describes a state in which voltage level is exceeding the tape`s ability to record it. When the signal is being sent to a tape...

Fuzz Distortion

What is Fuzz distortion?   Fuzz distortion is a type of audio effect usually associated with altering the tone of electric guitars. Nevertheless, it can be applicable to almost any other type of instrument or audio signal. Unlike common distortion pedals which...

Tube Distortion

Tube or Valve amplifiers   Tube, also known as valve amplifiers, are audio processing units that are widely praised for their characteristic sound associated with vacuum tube components embedded in them. Before the era of commercially introduced transistors in...