Subway Series: Station and Train

Subway Series: Station and Train

photo by: http://www.wcvb.com/   “Sound unbound by nature becomes bounded by art.” ~ Dejan Stojanovic Today I found inspiration in the feat of engineering and mechanics that is the MBTA. It was as easy as taking out my iPhone during my travels and...
The Unique Sound of Armenian Duduk

The Unique Sound of Armenian Duduk

What’s a Duduk?   The Duduk is an ancient double-reed woodwind instrument made of apricot wood and indigenous to Armenia. Variations of the instrument are found in other regions of the Caucasus and the Middle East including Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russia,...
Make a Perfect Kick Drum

Make a Perfect Kick Drum

  Besides bass, the kick drum defines the backbone of the rhythm in every musical genre. Today’s electronic music cannot exist without a solid pumping kick drum, so it is safe to say that the kick drum is a critical element of any dance track. Read the...
Dive Into the Granular World (Part 1)

Dive Into the Granular World (Part 1)

Granular synthesis is not a new thing in audio production realm, but it never ceases to amaze us with possibilities of bending the sound sources in unique and creative ways. Granular synthesis is a basic sound synthesis method that operates on the microsound time...