Audio Clipping Explained

What is clipping?   In the audio domain, “Clipping” occurs when you push the speakers beyond their capabilities. This is sometimes referred as overload. The reason why this is happening is that there is no limit to the amount of the power that is supplying the...

Guitar Amplifiers & Cabinets

Guitar Amplifier 101 A guitar amplifier is a device that amplifies the signal. In other words, it strengthens the audio signal that comes from a source such as electric, acoustic or bass guitar. Altered signal is then expressed through a loudspeaker which is typically...
Creating a Layered Techno Kick Drum

Creating a Layered Techno Kick Drum

As with most modern electronic music genres, the emphasis at Techno genre is in the low frequencies. In addition to bass, Techno is famous for its huge and ground shaking kick drums with lots of low-end frequencies. Producers are usually dedicating lots of their...

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...