Free Audio Mastering

Posted on April 14, 2014 in Audio Perception, Audio Restoration, Music, Online Mastering
Creative Audio Works will provide audio mastering free for one song to artists or bands that wish to have their mix mastered Creative Audio Works LLC 15 Bay Colony Drive Plymouth, MA 02360 [email protected] Welcome to Creative Audio Works LLC, more »

Mullard – The Blackburn Vacuum Tubes Factory

Posted on August 7, 2012 in Audio Archiving, Audio Perception, Audio Restoration, Equipment, History
This great documentary about the manufacturing of thermionic valves was made by Mullard at the Blackburn factory in Great Britain. The plant was closed in the early 80’s due to the decrease of demand for this kind of devices. The more »

The coming record revolution: digital discs. Popular Science (Nov, 1981)

Posted on July 28, 2012 in Audio Archiving, Audio Perception, Audio Restoration, Equipment, History, Music
    The coming record revolution: digital discs A laser “reads” the compact, no-wear disc to deliver superior hi-fi By LEONARD FELDMAN Tokyo, Japan A Sony technician slipped a small disc into the slot of a player no larger than more »

PopMark Media’s Confessions of a Small Working Studio: Bringing the Past Back to Life through Audio Restoration

Posted on May 16, 2012 in Audio Archiving, Audio Perception, Audio Restoration, Equipment, History, Studio History
PopMark Media’s Confessions of a Small Working Studio: Bringing the Past Back to Life through Audio Restoration By Lisa Horan Creative Audio Works is featured in Mix Online this month.  The original article can be found at MixOnline.com. So much of more »

The myths and reality of vinyl records vs.CDs.

Posted on February 16, 2012 in Audio Perception, Audio Restoration, Equipment, Music
Vinyl always sounds better than CD As described below, despite decades of arguments, there is no technical proof of the sonic superiority of the vinyl medium compared to CD. One vinyl record may sound better than its equivalent CD for more »

DECONSTRUCTING DAD-The Music, Machines and Mystery of Raymond Scott

Posted on January 22, 2012 in Audio Perception, Audio Restoration, Equipment, History, Music, Studio History
Deconstructing Dad is a documentary dedicated to Raymond Scott, one of the true geniuses of the past century. As (hopefully) most of you will know, he was an accomplished musician, a very original composer and the inventor of some revolutionary more »

Harman Releases “How to Listen”. Available For Download!

Posted on September 19, 2011 in Audio Perception, Music
Here is a tool used to teach listening techniques. Version 2.04 of Harman How to Listen is now available for download here.

Man On Abbey Road Cover Doesn’t Like The Beatles

Posted on September 18, 2011 in Album Art, Audio Perception, History, Music, Studio History
The Beatles walked across a zebra crossing in an innocuous North London street. The photoshoot for their new Abbey Road album happened just yards from the eponymous recording studios and took ten minutes – only six frames were taken by more »

Don’t trust what you hear. The McGurk Effect – Fascinating optical and Auditory illusion.

Posted on September 11, 2011 in Album Art, Audio Perception
“The McGurk effect is a perceptual phenomenon which demonstrates an interaction between hearing and vision in speech perception. It suggests that speech perception is multimodal, that is, that it involves information from more than one sensory modality. The McGurk effect is sometimes called the McGurk-MacDonald effect. It was more »

The Music of Wood.

Posted on August 25, 2011 in Audio Perception, Music
While creating new and experimental instruments using technology is great, sometimes it is good to be reminded of where our musical instruments originate. In a big forest for instance, where a huge tree is growing for many years. The Sound of Wood, a more »
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