Overview History of the Technologies for Recording Music and Sound

Sound recording has been around for as long as we can remember. Since we are looking at the technologies of sound recording, this is...

Origins of the Answering Machine

The answering machine has been with us since the late 19th century, although it did not become popular until the 1980s. For a brief...

Phonograph Records from Beginning to End (almost)

The phonograph is the most recent prototype of modern turntables and it has been the one that was modified since the 1870s to look...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

Top 10 Keith Urban Songs

Besides being married to famous actress Nicole Kidman since 2006, New-Zealand, Australian Singer Urban, is also known for his excellent country music and coaching...

How To Read Guitar Sheet Music For Beginners

The guitar is probably one of the handiest instruments to learn how to play. Perhaps, you might have even learned the rudimentary skills in...

How Long Does It Take To Write A Song?

Cliché as it may seem, but in this content-based age, you do not need to become a professional songwriter before you could produce a...

20 Best Songs About Unrequited Love

In John Green’s book called Will Grayson, Will Grayson mentioned that unrequited loves survive more than requited ones. He never explained the reason behind this...

20 Best Songs About Change

Change can mean a lot of things to many people. At the rate of how things are happening in the world right now, change...