Building a Home Recording Studio

From beginners to pros, everyone wants a home studio for the flexibility it provides. Hop on to read about the basic things that comprise...

Phonograph Records from Beginning to End (almost)

Have you ever come across any turntable? Well, if you have, then you’ve come across a phonograph. The phonograph is the modern prototype that...

Origins of the Answering Machine

Before the telephone, what do you think people used for communication? How were people recording messages before the invention of phones and voicemails? The...

Overview History of the Technologies for Recording Music and Sound

Music is a soulmate to everyone. Music plays a very important role in today’s society. Ranging from passing out information, educating people, entertaining, and...

How to Buy Home Theater Speakers

Research into the key features and quality of home theater speakers helps decide the best speakers you need to have a killer sound system...

Guide to Urban Field Recording and Street Recording

Technology has made urban field recording easier, but fieldcraft is essential to getting good street sound recordings. Recordists make urban field recordings for all sorts...

Best Wireless Headsets For The Computer

Want to know what to look for when buying a wireless headset for a computer? Take a look at these useful shopping suggestions. Low cost...

Best Wireless Headphones

The best wireless headphones can provide high quality audio for game play, watching TV and listening to music. Here are some of the best...

How to fix a frozen iPod

Fix a frozen iPod whether it is usb undetected unrecognized or completely unresponsive through a few simple steps and easy instructions. For some people, having...

What is Pirate Radio? – A brief history of Pirate Radio

Pirate Radio doesn't involve peg-legged swashbucklers attacking radio stations. Rather, it's the illegal use of broadcast signals for personal purposes. Has there ever been a...

How to Buy Wireless Stereo Headphones: Headset Transmission Types

Wireless stereo headphones use different transmission technologies, depending on the headsets' intended use. Bluetooth, infrared, and radio are options. Until recently, wireless stereo headphones have...

How to Use A Balanced Mono PA Cable for Unbalanced Stereo...

Microphone cables fitted with 3-pin XLR connectors or TRS jacks can be used for stereo signals at a push. Here is how to use...

Acoustical Treatment of Corners and Ceilings: A Closer Look at How...

Acoustical treatment for a recording studio is important both during the recording process, as well as during the mixing process. As with all aspects of...

Audio Engineering – Compression (The Basics)

Using compression when dealing with audio can play an incredibly important part in getting a good sound. The following offers a quick look at some...

How to Edit iPod Sound Audio Files

After spending a few hours in a class or seminar, it's now time to edit the voice memos recorded. This might sound like a...

How to Play an Ipod Through a Car Radio

An iPod is a great companion on a long car journey. Here is how to connect an iPod to a car radio and play...

How to Wire a Phono Plug & Common Color Codes

The RCA jack or phono connector is widespread despite its poor design, this article describes how to solder it and the color codes for...

Bluetooth Wireless Headphones: Listen to Your MP3s without Wires and Skype...

Roam up to 30m from your PC while listening to your favourite songs, or Skype with friends using clear Bluetooth stereo. Bluetooth is an excellent...

How to Buy the Best MP3 Player

Purchasing a new MP3 player takes meticulous research to find the best MP3 player for music and videos. This requires comparing features and recommended...

The Mind and the Sound of Music

Brain Computer Interface for Music trials by Mick Grierson demonstrates translation of a person's thinking into musical information. Headset technology – where thought processes control...

5 Steps to Streaming Audio

Do you want to stream your audio files for others to access on your website? Is your goal is to become the next Napster...

Motorola HT820 Bluetooth headphone

The Motorola HT820 headphones can play stereo sound and also act as a headset for your mobile phone of for use with Skype on...

SanDisk Shaker: Inexpensive MP3 Player for Kids

Expensive media players have competition in this affordable, sexy player for preteens and teens. Read a review and save a bundle. Here's a gift idea...

Transcend T.sonic 840 Lifts Music

Transcend Information is a computer products manufacturer known for its various flash memory-enabled devices in different product categories. One area is MP3 players, with...

Cowon iAudio 7: A Shiny MP3 Player

The Cowon iAudio 7 follows up on the popular iAudio 6 and supports several music and video file formats. It offers 60 hours of...

Home Studios with High Quality

With newer and better technology sweeping through the home recording industry, alongside the advancing power of the PC/Mac, the market for home recording is...

Pandora everywhere: Internet radio service no longer available outside U.S

Pandora Internet Radio has blocked international users, citing a lack of licensing agreements, and introduced a mobile and wireless platform: Pandora Everywhere. While file-sharing systems...

Home Recording Basics: Introduction to Sequencers

A sequencer is the heart of a home recording studio, but what does it really do? Sequencers of all forms and sizes have been an...

Internet Recording Sessions: Musicians Swap Tracks Via the Internet

With the proliferation of high speed broadband musicians are finding it's now possible to contribute to each other's recordings on a truly global scale... Here's...

Audio Tape Restoration by Baking

How analog recording tape from the seventies and eighties can be stabilized before being transfered to a digital medium by baking it. How to rescue...

67 Best Songs That Tell a Story and Will Move You

There is something about a great song that just moves us. It can be the lyrics, the melody, or simply the feeling...

23 Different Types of Bass Guitars: A Comprehensive Guide

There are many different types of bass guitars on the market, and it can be difficult to decide which one is right...

Turntable vs. Record Player: Which One is Right For You?

Do you remember the first time you ever heard music? For many of us, it was probably when our parents played records...