December 19, 2012
If you’ve ever played around with an FX unit like the Korg Kaoss Pad 3 or the Pioneer EFX-1000 – you’ll find that some effects are more useful than others. As a piece of technology, it’s actually pretty amazing that this one little box is capable of doing so much to a single piece of audio. If you actually study how an effects unit is capable of affecting a signal, you’ll find that it’s actually a simpler process than you had originally imagined.
Echo and Delay are very common and useful effects when transitioning through tracks; they can confuse the sense of rhythm and even make up for technical errors within a mix. They are actually one in the same, with only a small amount of delay from the original signal creating the effect. The same goes for a flange, in which the two signals are extremely closer to each …
The Unique Geek
September 12, 2011
It is time for the masses to rise and say, “enough!” Are you like me? Are you sick of reading product reviews, spec sheets and talking to professionals about which interface may be right for you? If so, this is the article for you.
Who are the best people to ask?
First of all, if you are blessed with an uncle who never married, squeezes into his Kia, works part-time as a security guard at Walgreens and is secretly smarter than everyone else alive – consider yourself lucky. This is just the type of person that you need to approach with this quandary. Even if your personal expert never completed a song after using their favorite DAW for the past seven years, they know an awful lot. The person who has used Sonar for years and once used Cubase may still be an expert at Cubase. So, don’t discount their …