Posts Tagged ‘Beyond The Basics’

Beyond The Basics: Sidechain Compression

For a video version of this story on sidechain compression, click here.

If you read SonicScoop, chances are you already know a thing or two about compressors. You’re probably already familiar with basic controls like your threshold, which allows you to set the point at which a compressor “kicks Read more...

Beyond the Basics: Demystifying dB

Beyond the Basics: Demystifying dB

Or: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Decibels but Were Afraid to Ask

At first glance, the decibel might seem like an oddly fundamental topic for a series called “Beyond The Basics.” But in practice, the average audio engineer’s understanding of decibels and how they work is often shaky Read more...