In this review we will cover: What is the history of the LM-1 and why would we want to emulate it in 2014? Why we need more than samples to accurately emulate the LM-1 The vLinn plug-in GUI and features Directly comparing the vintage┬ávLinn detuning algorithm to different types of […]

Aly James Lab’s vLinn VST Review | LM-1 LinnDrum Samples ...

Ever since audio compression was invented people have been using it to make their mixes sound bigger and better. Unfortunately over the years using has become abusing, and bigger and better has become smaller and weaker. Audio compression is just reducing the dynamic range to make the sound over time […]

Audio Compression – 3 Simple Steps To Quit Your Addiction

Finally the wait is over! Nebula Explained Starter and Professional are now officially released. Proceed directly to the Nebula Explained enrolment page and you can download the entire syllabus for both courses and sign up right away. Important: You must sign up via the link to get a discounted price, […]

Nebula Explained Udemy Course Released Today

It’s February 14th and Nebula Explained was due to be released today. Unfortunately it is not quite ready, but the good news is it is now going to be even better than I imagined … and it is already amazing! Earlier this week I was lucky enough to meet Giancarlo […]

Nebula Explained Update

Learn Digital Audio is excited to announce a comprehensive online Udemy course for Acustica Audio’s Nebula Plug-In. Nebula Explained is to be launched Friday February 14th. It is a true labour of love that has been in full time development for over 8 months. Three Versions to Choose From There […]

Nebula Explained Course Starts February 14th

In the last 12 years there have been many plug-ins that have attempted to emulate the sound of Moog synthesizers. Of all the Moog synths the original Minimoog is still considered the benchmark, some people even complain that the modern Moog analog synths like the Slim Phatty are not as […]

Minimoog VST Shootout – Diva (2012) vs Model E (2000)

With the recent revelations about PRISM it is now 100% clear that corporations and government are very happy to spy on you and lie about it. This post is a bit off topic for digital audio, but if you are interested I have some great information to share with you. […]

A Beginners Guide To Internet Privacy and Security

To normalize audio is to change its overall volume by a fixed amount to reach a target level. It is different from compression that changes volume over time in varying amounts. It does not affect dynamics like compression, and ideally does not change the sound in any way other than […]

How To Normalize Audio – Why Do It? Everything You ...

In this tutorial my aim is to fully explain the workings of just one compressor, Variety of Sound’s ThrillseekerLA. While much of what you learn will be applicable to other compressors, my goal is that you have all the information you need to get fantastic results with this one. This […]

ThrillseekerLA Freeware Compressor Explained

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Introduction To master dynamic range compression we must first define what dynamic range in audio is, and secondly how we measure it. We will see how better technology has allowed us greater dynamic range in recordings, but also question if there is any point. We will start at the fundamentals, […]

Dynamic Range Compression Pt 1 – What Is Dynamic Range?