Category Archives for "Acoustics"

Using A Cave Impulse For A Truly Natural Sounding Reverb

Mammoth Cave on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

The world is currently flooded with reverb plugins and just about all of them are usable with a few that are truly fantastic. That said, most are based on the impulse response of either some excellent sounding recording environments, or early hardware reverb gear. What you don’t see much is some truly natural spaces, especially […]

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New Music Gear Monday: Etymotic Research MP9-15 MusicPro Adaptive Electronic Earplugs

Etymotic MusicPro earplugs on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

If you’re in the business of audio then hopefully you don’t take your hearing for granted and use some sort of hearing protection when around high-SPL situations. I’ve been a huge fan of Etymotic Research ER-20 ETY’s for a long time and have used them with great results. The new ER20XS earplugs updates the original […]

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There’s Never Been Anything Like It – The Grateful Dead’s Wall Of Sound PA

Grateful Dead Wall of Sound on Bobby Owsinski's Production blog

Concert sound systems have grown in scope over the years and are truly marvels in analog and digital electronics and acoustics. They’ve never been more powerful and more controllable, and our understanding of their use has never been better. That said, even the most sophisticated sound system of today still has a ways to go […]

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