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New Studio Computer for Virgil Donati

2020-08-12T16:28:59-04:00Audio News, Audio Recording Computers|

Who is Virgil Donati? Virgil Donati is widely recognized as one of the most dedicated and technically advanced drummers of all time Virgil was born in Melbourne, Australia, where he also launched his career. Since the mid-nineties, he has been a household name. Residing in Los Angeles, Virgil is traveling the world as an international

Sound Design

2020-08-25T14:33:05-04:00Audio News, Audio Recording Computers|

What is Sound Design? Sound Design is the art of creating sounds for use in films, television, theater, video gaming, and even the music industry.  A Sound Designer is a person who creates an assortment of sound effects for the above-mentioned entertainment industries.  The sound designer creates with a sound like a painter does with

Do Studio Monitors Need a Subwoofer?

2020-08-12T16:47:13-04:00Audio 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

2020-07-15T12:26:11-04:00Audio 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?

2020-08-25T16:25:44-04:00Audio News, Audio Recording Computers|

What is a DAW used for? https://youtu.be/DAGc4SSOr_8 Digital Audio Workstation A question we often get asked is Do I need a DAW to record music?  First, let's explain what DAW stands for.  A DAW or Digital Audio Workstation or Digital-Audio Workstation which is a computer-based system for recording and editing audio.   Often the term DAW

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?

2020-08-25T15:07:56-04:00Audio 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 a musical instrument as a way of channeling your creativity and broadening your horizons. What piece of music inspired you to play an instrument? Maybe you