Monitor Isolation Pads

What are monitor isolation pads?   Music producers and sound engineers use various devices to decouple the monitors from the surface. Accordingly, most widespread are monitor isolation pads made of dense acoustic foam and metal spikes on which the speakers rest....

Membrane Absorbers

What are Membrane Absorbers?   Membrane absorbers, also known as panel and diaphragmatic absorbers, utilize the resonant properties of a membrane to absorb sound over a narrow frequency range. Engineers typically employ unperforated, limp panels of wood, pressed...
Add Texture to Your Drums

Add Texture to Your Drums

Alternative approaches to drum processing have emerged in recent years. We will cover one that will add texture to your drums in the following tutorial. As usual, we prepared a short sequence in our SoundBridge: DAW. It includes most of the major elements of a full...

Linear Phase Equalizer

  Linear Phase   In its essence, a linear phase is a property of a filter, where the phase response of the filter is a linear function of frequency. The result is that all frequency components of the input signal are shifted in time (usually delayed) by the...

Carbon Microphones

What Are Carbon Microphones?   Thomas Edison officially patented the carbon microphone in 1876. Nevertheless, most people credit the invention to either Emile Berliner in the United States or David Edward Hughes in England, who both happened to invent it around...