Category Archives: Audio Production

Learn how to record, mix and produce great sounding audio in your content.

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Do I Really Need A Vocal Booth?

I have always been fascinated by vocal booths.  When I visit big studios, the vocal booth room is always one of the most fascinating rooms with its complex room shapes, soundproofed design, and expensive acoustic foam treatments. Because vocal booths are such a central feature of major record studios, you may feel that you cannot […]

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How Loud Should Background Music Be?

There is no target audio level for background music as this number will vary, however, to ensure your background music does not impede on the clarity of speech or narration for those with hearing problems, most experts agree that background music should be between -18dBs and -20dBs lower than the main dialogue, narration or speech […]