Midas M32 vs Allen & Heath SQ Series: Which Should You Buy?

Midas M32 digital mixer has been around for many years and it is the go-to mixer for many audio engineers. The Allen & Heath SQ series is fairly new compared to the Midas M32 but it is quickly gaining popularity in the sound engineering space.  And that’s because the SQ series digital mixers have proven to be one of the best digital mixers available today. For someone looking to … Read more

6 Great Audio interfaces with Loopback Review

Loopback is becoming increasingly popular since reaction videos, live streaming, and video conferencing are still on the rise. After reaching out to some friends who use loopback, checking out the audio interfaces of some big YouTube and twitch streamers, and doing my own research, here are six of the best audio interfaces with loopback. But first, let’s talk a little about loopback, just so we’re on the same page.  … Read more

Do Amplifiers Need To Warm Up? (Full Explanation)

If you have observed that some musicians and sound guys usually turn their amplifiers on for a while before they use them, you are not alone.  The motive is that they believe amps need to warm up before they can work well and sound good. But how true is it? Do you need to allow amps to warm up before use? Tube amplifiers of any kind need to warm … Read more

Do Audiophiles Use Subwoofers? (All You Need to Know!)

One thing you’ll notice about audiophiles’ audio setup is that some may use subwoofers while others don’t. For a newbie wanting to be an audiophile, this may be quite confusing whether or not they should get a subwoofer as part of their audio setup. So, certainly, we need to talk about it. But first, let’s answer the question: do audiophiles use subwoofers? Most audiophiles do not use subwoofers at … Read more

Behringer WING vs Behringer X32: Which One Should You Buy?

The Behringer WING and the Behringer X32 digital mixers are two excellent mixing consoles produced by the same musical audio equipment company. However, they have unique qualities that set them apart.  If you are a sound engineer, then the Behringer X32, in particular, needs little to no introduction to you. This is because the Behringer X32 is one of the few mixing consoles that have revolutionized live digital mixers … Read more

Behringer Wing vs Midas M32: Which One Should You Buy?

Behringer and Midas have remained the two most sought-after brands when it comes to digital mixers. And the Midas M32 and Behringer WING are two of the popular digital mixers available today. However, with all the different features and similarities of these two mixers, it can be quite difficult to choose which one you need for your audio setup.  So in this article, we’re going to talk about the … Read more

Are XLR Cables Directional? (All You Need to Know!)

The argument of whether XLR cables are directional or not has been going on for a long time. This is a concept that has been around since some audio cable manufacturers began advertising their products as having a direction when it comes to how audio signals are transferred from one audio device to the other. But are these claims true? Are XLR cables directional? In short, no. XLR cables … Read more

What Musical Instruments Have the Lowest Pitch? (Solved!)

Low pitch musical instruments are an essential piece in any band. They produce the bass you hear in musical pieces and songs. However, as important as they are, the average person can’t point them out in a band. So in this article, we’re going to talk about all the musical instruments with the lowest pitch. If this is something you’re interested in learning, then let’s get into it.  Lots … Read more

Are Stage Monitors Necessary? All You Need to Know! ( +Tips)

We have all come across stage monitors before, whether we are professional musicians, sound guys, or just an average person who attends concerts and outdoor events.  Stage monitors are the speakers usually found on the stage facing the band. But what exactly do they do, and are they even necessary? Stage monitors are a necessary component of live audio setups. Stage monitors enable performers to clearly hear themselves and … Read more

Can You Use Studio Monitors as PA Speakers? (Explained!)

After we wrote an article on using PA speakers as studio monitors, many of our readers are curious to know whether it’s possible to use studio monitors as PA speakers. So in this article, you’ll learn everything there is to know about using studio monitors as PA speakers, whether it’s a good idea or not, and then I’ll share my personal thoughts on this subject.  But first, let’s quickly answer … Read more