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Jargon Busting – Sound Cards – ASIO

Audio Stream Input/Output (ASIO) is a computer soundcard driver that provides a low-latency and high fidelity interface between a software application and a computer’s sound card. Most of todays sound cards have ASIO drivers as their chosen driver.

LFO – Jargon Busting

LFO – low-frequency oscillation is an audio signal usually below 20 Hz which creates a pulsating rhythm rather than an audible tone. LFO  refers to an audio technique specifically used in the production of electronic music. The abbreviation refers to low-frequency oscillators themselves. Low-frequency oscillation was first came to the fore in the modular synthesizers of […]

EQ – Jargon Busting – Graphic EQ

Graphic EQ – Basically as above picture shows the ‘graphic’ eq is a series of sliders. These sliders are preset values/frequencies – the curve is created by moving the sliders up and down. A cut would mean pulling a slider down and a boost would mean moving the slider up. Other Graphic EQ’s include these […]

EQ – Jargon Busting

Low Frequencies (Bass) Lowest end of the spectrum – frequency range usually between 20 and 150hz. High Pass Filter used on the low frequencies – removing all the frequency below it’s cutoff point, allowing those above it to ‘pass’ though. Low Shelf – when applied all frequencies below the cutoff are increased or decreased by […]