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Binaural

A binaural recording is one where the microphones are placed in the position of the outer ears, or in a simulation of this. This microphone setup aims to capture sounds in a natural aural 3D (three di...

Beating

The interaction between two simple tones, resulting in a rhythmic interference interaction between them. The rate of beating is equivalent to the difference in frequency between the two tones. (smalle...

Band-reject Filter

A band reject filter removes a (small) frequency area surrounding a centre frequency. The Band Reject Filter will not let a certain band of sound to pass through. Best used to remove sounds within a s...

Band-pass Filter

A band-pass filter lets through only a (small) frequency area surrounding a centre frequency. The Band Pass Filter will only allow one band of sound to pass through. Best used to highlight frequencies...

Balancing sounds

Balancing is a term used to describe the management of sound levels and Panning in a final mix. The achievement of a well-balanced mix will make sure that all the sounds fit together, that no one soun...