EQ tips (Part 2)

EQ tips (Part 2)

  Thinking counter intuitively When it comes time to mix, the equalizer is one of the first tools the sound engineer pulls out to sculpt the track. A beginner might underestimate the power and usefulness of the equalizer, preferring compressors and reverb for...
What does the mastering engineer do? Part 2

What does the mastering engineer do? Part 2

In a previous blog I explained what mastering was and why it is necessary. The work the mastering engineer does can be divided in two parts. Premastering, the first part of the job, was covered in the previous blog and is a more artistic task. The second part,...
What does the mastering engineer do? Part 2

What does the mastering engineer do? Part 1

What does the mastering engineer do?  In a previous blog I explained what mastering was and why it is necessary. I would now like to look at the actual work that the mastering engineer does. The task can be divided in two parts; premastering and mastering....
Noise and Health – Montreal (Part 2)

Noise and Health – Montreal (Part 2)

Recently several newspapers have mentioned a study on the noise levels in Montreal. The study was conducted by the Director of Public Health at the Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal and it states that in certain areas on the island of Montreal...
Noise and Health – Montreal (Part 2)

Noise and Health – Montreal

Measuring noise levels in Montreal using a SPL meter Recently several newspapers have written about a study on the noise levels in Montreal. The study was conducted by the Director of Public Health at the Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal and it...