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The mp3 Didn’t Kill the Album After All

10-15 years ago I was telling a fellow metal- and prog-loving friend how I was then listening to my full collection of music as a random mp3 playlist. He bemoaned the impending demise of the album format: I love albums, it’s sad to think in a few years they’ll be gone I sympathized with the […]

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Dynamic Processors

This is an assignment for the Coursera course Introduction to Music Production Introduction Hi, I’m Sungwon. I grew up in the United States, have been in South Korea the past 9 years and am now living in France for the time being. In this post, I’ll be describing dynamic processors and their common parameters:  threshold, ratio, attack and […]

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The Channel Strip in Ardour 3

This is an assignment for the Coursera course Introduction to Music Production Introduction Hi, I’m Sungwon. I grew up in the United States, have been in South Korea the past 9 years and am now living in France for the time being. In this post, I’ll be explaining the signal flow through the channel strip or mixer […]

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How To Configure Jack and Ardour in Ubuntu Linux for Recording Midi

This is an assignment for the Coursera course Introduction to Music Production Introduction Hi, I’m Sungwon. I grew up in the United States, have been in South Korea the past 9 years and am now living in France for the time being. In this post, I’ll be explaining how to prepare Jack and Ardour 3 for recording […]

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Recording an Electric Guitar or Bass without an Amplifier

This is an assignment for the Coursera course Introduction to Music Production [Meta] Introduction Hi, I’m Sungwon. I grew up in the United States, have been in South Korea the past 9 years and am now living in France for the time being. In this post, I’ll be explaining how to record an electric guitar […]