Check the true quality of your MP3 files

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in Studio
Check the true quality of your MP3 files

There is a way to check if your audio files really are the quality they say they are. A low quality MP3 file – for instance, with a 128 kbps bitrate – can be converted to a higher quality file with a 320 kbps bitrate. This upscaled version tricks you into thinking you have some […]

Cubase: routing FX to a group track

Posted by on Dec 2, 2013 in Studio
Cubase: routing FX to a group track

In Cubase 7, I was able to route all my virtual instruments and audio tracks to Group tracks – or the so called ‘buses’. But it seemed impossible to route a Send Effect track (or: FX channel) to a Group track, where I’d like to process all Send Effects together, before it would hit the […]

Acoustic treatment

Posted by on Aug 23, 2012 in Studio
Acoustic treatment

A friend of mine visited my home studio some months ago and told me to check the acoustics. He explained the basics such as the sound reflections coming from the walls, the bass which tends to accumulate in the corners and my listening position not being centered. He also suggested to clap my hands and […]