5 July 2022
"Latency's definitely a mood killer. As a musician myself, it's impossible to play when latency becomes much of an issue. And there are a number of different ways you can deal with it." - Andy Hagerman
Andrew Hagerman, a seasoned musician and educator for many decades, discovered the potential of MIDI and computer music during his studies at Northwestern University. Andy's career spans various roles, including musician for Disney and music composer. He has authored numerous books on music and audio production. Currently, as AVID’s worldwide audio curriculum manager, he shapes content to inspire the next generation of creatives.
In this episode:
Andy Hagerman's career in music and education
Recording myths: Do recordings sound different in different DAWs?
The digital summing engine
Analogue and digital recording levels: saturation and clipping
The importance of clocking for audio interfaces
Recording levels and bit-depth: 16bit or 24bit?
The magic of 32-bit floating point. Where it's beneficial and where it's pointless
Things you won't find in the manual: The inner workings of Pro Tools.
Latency - how to overcome the pesky echo in your headphones
How to get an authentic-sounding MIDI performance
Andy's tips on delivering great performances
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