Tag Archives: Science of Acoustics

Human Ear Sensitivity

If you are preparing to record sound in a studio, you need to understand the basics of human hearing. The ear picks up sound vibrations and translates them into a form that your brain can understand. To hear sound, you … Continue reading

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Science of Acoustics

The science of acoustics is the study of sound and how it carries or is heard in an enclosed space. The goal of studio design is to insure that sound will behave in a controlled, predictable manner. Understanding the science … Continue reading

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Acoustic Reflections

Understanding acoustic sound reflections is important in the process of building a recording studio. How the engineer hears sound reflections influences the decisions during the mix of the recording. When an audio wave bounces around the surfaces in a room … Continue reading

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How Does Compression Affect Music

Three of the processes that mastering engineers use are Compression, Expansion and Limiting. All of these shape the sound in a different manner. Sound amplitude is measure on the dB scale. A quiet office is around 30dB while jets taking … Continue reading

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