10th Anniversary

We’ve been making audio products for ten years, and we’d like to mark the occasion by looking back at the history of AudioThing and looking forward to its future.

Blindfold EQ – Freeware EQ Plugin

You wouldn’t drive a car with your sense of smell.
Why would you mix music with your eyes?

The Dolby A Trick

The Dolby® A Trick was a technique used in the late 60s and early 70s to enhance the top end of recordings, especially vocal tracks, by using the encoding stage of a noise reduction unit.

Moving Forward

In February 2018 we sent a survey to our customers to help us plan things for the future. We need to make a few changes to improve the quality of our products, customer service, and website.

How to make Ambient Soundscapes

This is not a step-by-step tutorial on how to make soundscapes, but rather a collection of tips and processes that I’ve learned over the years on how to make ambient soundscapes.

How to make creative Convolution Reverbs and IRs

← Back to Blog How to make creative Convolution Reverbs and IRs August 18, 2017 Convolution can be used to add reverberation or a specific tone to any input signal. For example, it can be used to recreate the reverb of a real space or the tone of a guitar cabinet. Convolution can also be…

Making of The Orb

Working on an audio plugin requires a lot of focus on several different aspects. The first step is always trying to find a good product idea, something new that’s never done before, or a different (perhaps better) take on something that’s already there.

How to make an 8bit chiptune song

← Back to Blog How to make an 8bit chiptune song June 14, 2017 In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to compose 8bit/chiptune music for a video game soundtrack. If you are after that old-school chiptune synth sound, check out miniBit, our plugin synthesizer that emulates the sound of 80s game consoles…