Setting Up Your Home Studio

Setting Up Your Home Studio The first thing I would like to explain is why Professional Recording Studios do this and how you can do this as well. Professional Studios usually have two areas where they will apply sound treatment. 1. Where they record. 2.Where they mix and master their audio, commonly refereed to as a “Control Room or Sound […]

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Audio Books Requirements From A Sound Engineers Point of View

Audio Books Requirements From A Sound Engineers Point of View In 2017 many people are getting into the Audio Book Narration Profession. The requirements concerning the ACX, as well as other Audio Book distributors, are both extensive as well as easy to accomplish if you can grasp the basic concepts of Audio Law. Anytime I use the phrase “AUDIO LAW” […]

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Using Audacity 2.1.3 for Audio Books is a BAD IDEA!

There is a tremendous difference between Podcasting and narrating audio books. With Podcasting you can pretty well do as you please unless you follow the AES recommend standards which are a -20 to -16LUFS with a -1dbTP and a max of 4dbs for the LRA. (Loudness Range). If you plan on recording audio to submit to the ACX, their requirements […]

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Long Distance Interviews

Long Distance Interviews There are many services on the www that allows you to hold a conversation world wide, with several other participants, at the same time. These services are referred to as VOIP. (Voice over Internet Protocol).  While these services are great for communicating with friends and family, they are extremely unsuitable for doing professional interviews. There are several […]

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