Balanced and Unbalanced Connections

Understanding balanced and unbalanced connections is crucial to minimizing noise in your studio or sound system.


Basic Mic Placement Tips

These simple mic-placement tips can help you get started.


Computer Recording Basics

With a few key tools and a willingness to learn, you can build and use a recording studio.


Digital Audio Basics: Sample Rate and Bit Depth

A simple explanation of sample rate and bit depth, as applied to linear pulse-code modulation (PCM).


Digital Audio Connections and Synchronization

Learn how to make the right (digital) connections with this brief tutorial.


Digital Audio Latency Explained

Find out what causes digital audio latency and the ways it can be mitigated.


Dynamics Processing Terms and Tips

Learn basic dynamics-processing terminology—plus some suggested settings to get you started.


Equalizer Terms and Tips

Discover the various types of EQ and how you can use each type to improve your audio.


How Do I Calibrate My Studio Monitors?

Make mixing easier by making sure your studio monitors levels match!


How Do I Choose a Studio Monitor?

Selecting the right studio monitor is a big decision, get the information you need to make it.


How to Configure Your PA System

Recognize problem rooms, configure delayed satellite systems, and properly configure your PA to the room with these tips.


How to Legally Sell Recordings of a Cover Song

Here's how to legally sell recordings of cover tunes that are not in the public domain in the USA.


How To Mitigate Problematic Room Acoustics

Solving problematic room acoustics just takes a little innovation and a little know-how


How to Mix and Record Church Services—and More

Important frequently asked questions and answers to help your worship team accomplish its goals.


Meter Madness

What your level meters tell you—and what they don’t.


Podcasting Principles

How to create high-quality, well produced, interesting podcasts.


Studio Monitor Placement

Your mix environment can make the difference between a good mix and a great one.


The Basics of Selecting the Right Loudspeaker

Loudspeaker terms, tips, and types


Troubleshooting With a Cool Head

With a cool head and a logical approach, you can identify and solve most common system failures.