Pro Audio Concepts | The Basics

You don't need to be a technical person to start making music, but taking some time to learn some of the fundamentals of how audio works can give you a better understanding of your gear and the nature of sound itself. Technical terms like decibels, phase, and harmonic distortion are everywhere, but they can often be confusing and misleading, so it pays to brush up on the jargon.

In this Basics series, we've answered some of the most common questions about audio and have explained science behind it. Whether you're hooking up equipment in your home studio, heading into a professional studio to record, or just want to understand your gear a little better, click on any of the articles below to get the information you need to get started.

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