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Audio Repair 101 - Clipping and Leveling in Audio & Video Recordings

In the good old days of analog audio, you could push the volume of your amp past its limits and make it sound cool, a practice known as distortion. Early blues guitarists would boost the volume of their amplifiers until the internal circuitry was no longer able to recreate the sound. Instead, it would come out “fuzzy” or “dirty”.  In the digital world, a sound which exceeds the limits has run out of 1’s and 0’s to be reproduced. At that point, instead of a warm distortion, the listener is met by an abrupt popping noise,  known as “clipping”. 

ERA - Video Editing Pack

A free video editing pack that contains quality materials and FX, essential for the modern videomaker. All you need to compliment your visual content, in one nifty pack!

Top 8 new MIDI controllers for 2019

Whether you are into beats and loops, whether you are an amateur or pro, a bedroom producer or you like to perform live, chances are you probably have a variety of MIDI controllers in your arsenal helping you create and produce great music. Surely, you don’t need a MIDI controller or a MIDI keyboard to make music but there’s no denying they can be a very useful and time-saving tool, essentially making your life easier and allowing more time for you to be creative and productive.

How To Podcast: An essential guide

Ready to start your first podcast? Here's all you need to know! This series will help you understand the podcasting trends, the audience's behavior & how to choose a killer topic. What makes a great guest? How to set up a perfect environment? Mic placement & tips and how to edit your audio faster & easier than ever.

Audio Repair 101: Plosives in Audio & Video Recordings

A normal, healthy sound being received by a microphone is like a gentle wave. It goes in and out, lapping at the shoreline. A plosive, on the other hand, is received like a tsunami. The power overwhelms the signal and produces an awful, mid-range thud right in the middle of your audio. It’s the type of problem that cannot be ignored, so it’s important to understand how to prevent and fix plosives in the recording process. 

This is : Mikas | WeMakeDanceMusic

This is an interview with Mikas, a digital music specialist and an audio entrepreneur. His journey into Electronic Music started in the 1990s as a DJ, promoter and producer. He has dedicated more than 20 000 hours producing music for himself and his clients, perfecting his craft to excel in mix engineering and mastering electronic music and beyond.  

Audio Repair 101: Sibilance in Audio & Video Recordings

If you’ve never heard of sibilance, try saying, “Sally sells seashells by the seashore” three times fast. Not only will your tongue become tied, you will also produce a large amount of sibilance. This is the overproduction of the high frequency hiss at the beginning of an “s” sound along with a few others. Overall, this is one of the more simple audio problems encountered, and it carries a simple set of solutions.

This is: Mike Gonsolin

This is Mike Gonsolin, prominent music producer, CEO & owner of Trend Def Studios. We talked about his career, his favourite collaborations, our beatmaking tools Regroover & Beatformer and much more.

Audio Repair 101: Reverb in Audio & Video Recordings

Sound is not an easy thing to control. The second it's created, it travels in every direction, bouncing off everything it meets. This chaos is known as reverberation. In your recording, excess reverb can be distracting. Yes, there is an artistic element that can make it very appealing from a music standpoint.

How Stelios uses Regroover for Beats

Stelios produces for some of the biggest artists in hip hop and pop such as A$AP Ferg, Young Thug, and Lolo Zouaï. His productions and creative workflow often include using samples that have been chopped, meshed, and manipulated to form unique soundscapes, patterns, and interesting loops.

This is: Gavin Little

Gavin Little is a sound designer, film score composer and founder of ECHOLAB, a sound studio that specializes in producing Cinematic Sound and Audio Branding for Advertising, Film, Trailers Interactive and VR projects.

This is: Nathanael Matanick

With a multicultural background and diverse international experience, Nathanael Matanick infuses his art with his understanding of our shared humanity and rich diversity. We had an interview and talked about Nathanael’s journey this far, the ups and downs of working in this field, and his opinion on our audio repair suite, the ERA Bundle.

Audio Repair 101: Noise in Audio & Video Recordings

Everyone in the world of audio will tell you the same thing. Removing noise from your location is always the first step in a great sounding recording. This is true for Podcasters all the way up to Sound Engineers. After removing background noise, choosing the best equipment is the next step. Then you can move to your last line of defense which is your post-production. Used well, this is where make your recording shine.  

ERA - Videographer & Podcaster Sound Pack

From jingles and transition sound effects to birds chirping and applause, the accusonus ERA - Videographer & Podcaster Sound Pack contains all you need to compliment your visual content.

This is Pierce Fulton | Interview

Pierce Fulton is an American DJ, musician, singer, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. In 2014, Fulton's single "Runaway" topped the Billboard’s Emerging Artists chart. Later that year, his song "Kuaga (Lost Time)" was listed at number 38 on Billboard's Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart and used in a Smirnoff ad campaign.

Abusing Regroover: Importing a Vocal and Music Loops

Regroover is a tool that's optimised for beats. It analyzes your audio and identifies underlying layers with similar sonic and rhythmic characteristics. Being able to split your previously static loops into stems is pretty awesome, but what happens if you import non-beat material into Regroover? 

Remove noises, "S" Sounds and Plosives from Podcast Voice Recordings in Audacity | ERA Bundle

In the podcasting world, audio quality plays a major role on your listener’s first impression. What we call “listening comfort” is sometimes as important as your content itself. 

How to remove Noise, Echo, Harsh Ess and Plosives from Video in Final Cut Pro X | ERA Bundle

Repairing poorly recorded audio is a typical challenge for videographers, especially when working with deadlines. It can be a confusing and time consuming task, given the fact that most tools in the market require you to adjust a ton of parameters in order to get results.

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