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How Do Analog Synths Work? Beginners Guide & Tips

In Audio Advice by MusicGearo

All synths, irrespective of their brands, consist of a handful of essential components which work together to create a sound. These components include an oscillator to generate waveform and alter its pitch, an amplifier to control the signal volume, a modulator to produce effects, and a filter to change the …

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Why Does Analog Sound Better Than Digital?

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In this post, we will explain to you further what’s the difference between analog and digital sound signal. The question is – does analog sound better than digital? It’s a debate that has been ongoing since the time digital systems came into the scene. Before we jump into the argument …

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Can Infrasound or Ultrasound Damage Your Hearing?

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Sound can have various physical and psychological effects on people. There are different types of sound waves, including infrasound and ultrasound. Also, there is a question – Can Infrasound and Ultrasound Damage Your Hearing?  Infrasound and ultrasound, although sounding similar, are very different in nature. Infrasound is sound that is below …

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Can You Make Electronic Music Without Production Gear?

In Audio Advice by MusicGearo

You’re sitting in a room with a group of mates, and suddenly someone asks you, “Which instrument do you play?” What would you answer to them? More and more people are using computers to create good music, knowing how to play a musical instrument. I find playing musical instruments very …

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Main Difference Between FireWire vs USB Audio Interface

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What is the main difference between FireWire and USB audio interface? Is it better to connect your audio devices via FireWire or USB? Many professional and home studio users are asking the question that prompted me to write this article explaining what you need to know before investing in audio …

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Side effects of Sleeping With Your Headphones

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I often find it soothing to listen to music with my headphones while sleeping. However, there are many dangers of sleeping with headphones on including wax buildup, necrosis, and risk of strangulation. If you have to sleep with your headphones on, use headphones that are designed for sleeping and maintain …