USB Microphone

What is a USB Microphone?   In recent years, a new category of microphones has appeared. Unlike conventional microphones that consist of a sensor that requires separate stages of preamplification and subsequent analog-to-digital conversion, USB microphones...

Ribbon Microphone

The history of a ribbon microphone   The first mention of the ribbon microphones dates back to the early 1920s when Drs. Walter H. Schottky and Erwin Gerlach co-invented it. At the same time, they have invented the ribbon speaker by turning the ribbon circuit in...

The Haas Effect

The history of the Haas effect   The precedence or Haas effect has first been discussed back in 1949 in the works of H. Wallach, E. Newman and M. Rosenzweig in their publication named “ The Precedence Effect in Sound Localization”. The authors discussed the...

Sidechain Compression

  What is Sidechain compression?   Sidechain compression, also known as ducking, is an audio effect commonly used in radio and pop music, especially dance music. In sidechain compression, the presence of one audio signal reduces the level of another one. In...

Parallel Processing

Serial Processing   In audio processing, we can say there are two main ways of adding effects to a chain in just about any DAW. The first one works by basically interrupting the dry audio signal of an audio or software instrument.  You can do this by using the...