The Dolby A Trick

← Back to Blog The Dolby® A Trick January 9, 2019 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. Noise Reduction or Enhancer? Introduced in 1966 with the…

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…