Carbon Microphones

What Are Carbon Microphones?   The carbon microphone was officially patented in 1876 by Thomas Edison. 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...
Ambient House FX

Ambient House FX

  House is an increasingly popular style of electronic music, especially Minimalist House. It is usually built upon a “4 on the floor” kick pattern and features a lot of effect-heavy ambient sounds. I like to call these “Ambient FX”. You have probably heard many...
How to Make a Talking Synth Sound

How to Make a Talking Synth Sound

Simulation of the human voice was one of the things that synthesizer makers and music producers tried to achieve since the beginning of the synthesizer era. First attempts at synthesizing the human voice were made in Doctor Who episodes with Dalek voices. Later on, we...