What is a ‘Wet” Sound versus a “Dry Sound?

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Defining the Terms “Wet” and “Dry”In the context of audio recording and mixing, “dry” and “wet” are terms often used to describe the level of reverberation or ambience applied to an audio signal. A “dry” sound refers to a signal that has little to no reverb or ambience added to …

Zoom H2n Handy Recorder

Zoom H2n: The Most Versatile Budget Recorder

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You can’t underestimate the importance of convenience and versatility.  I have learned as a sound designer that inspiration can hit at any time.  Great sounds can sneak up on you, and you will not always have the time or ability to carry around a mess of recording equipment.  That’s where …

Free Software for Sound Designers

Free Software for Sound Designers

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Great sound design and mixing are integral parts of producing quality media content.  The tools and resources available to the industry are numerous. From DAWs (Digital Audio Workstations) and plugins to digital synthesizers and noise reduction software, some of the products available to create and manipulate audio are downright impressive in …

How to Prepare a Voiceover Demo

How to Prepare a Voiceover Demo

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6 Tips for Beginning a Career as a Voiceover ArtistThe voiceover industry can be an incredibly lucrative career choice, though many people mistakenly think that if you have a good voice it is a fun and simple way to make a living.  Fun perhaps.  But make no mistake, the competition …