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Audio News

Slick Audio reports the important information about audio recording, pro audio, and music recording and audio engineering.

Do Studio Monitors Need a Subwoofer?

2020-06-26T13:54:00-04:00Audio News|

Subwoofer for Recording Studio Occasionally we get some questions that we think are worth sharing because they can be helpful for others that are new to recording and this is one of those questions.  Today's question is  "Do studio monitors need a subwoofer"? What we typically say is yes in fact having a subwoofer

Cheap Audio Recording Interfaces

2020-06-23T10:45:32-04:00Audio News|

Best Inexpensive Audio Interfaces Hey, everybody, it's Jim from Slick Audio, today's topic is inexpensive interfaces. I know we have Cheap Interfaces listed on the video, but it is inexpensive interfaces or the best inexpensive audio interfaces.  As I said in my Cheap Microphone video.  The word cheap implies in my opinion crappy quality and

What Does a DAW do?

2020-06-23T11:05:56-04:00Audio News, Audio Recording Computers|

DAW What is it? https://youtu.be/DAGc4SSOr_8 Digital Audio Workstation DAW stands for Digital Audio Workstation or  Digital-Audio Workstation which is a computer-based system for recording and editing audio.   Often the term DAW can refer to software, hardware, or a mix of both. DAWs got their beginnings as far back as the 1970s and have evolved over

Track vs Rack Instruments

2020-06-23T10:58:34-04:00Audio News|

Explaining Track & Rack Instruments See the video for all the content. Hey, folks Jim from Slick Audio giving you a quick tutorial today explaining Track & Rack instruments.  Hopefully quick tutorial today on virtual instruments and the difference between a rack instrument and a track instrument.  So let's start with the tracked instruments.  For

What inspired you to start playing an instrument?

2020-06-23T11:02:33-04:00Audio News|

Learning to Play a Musical Instrument For many, this is something that they remember with frustration. As a parent or family member may have forced you to start playing an instrument as a way of channeling your creativity and broadening your horizons. Maybe you were first introduced to music by hearing something your older brother

What Specs Do Computers Need for Music Production?

2020-06-03T09:58:26-04:00Audio News|

Computer Specs for Audio Production https://youtu.be/tKa4e4JHEss How to Spec or Size a Computer for Audio Recording. Recently Jim made a video discussing how do you properly size a computer for recording audio? Meaning CPU, memory, disk, etc. for what you need for your music production slash business. If your making music. You could be doing