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How music affects the brain and mental health?

Music is a big part of our everyday lives – we hear it in movies, on the radio during our commute to work, we use streaming platforms and watch music videos, and more – but what effect does music have on the brain? What does listening to or playing music do to your mental health?

What are studio monitors, and why not just use regular speakers?

If you are setting up your first home studio, you might be thinking, what are monitor speakers? If that’s the case, don’t worry, you are not alone.

In most ways, monitor speakers can look just like regular speakers, which adds to the confusion.

Active, powered, and passive speakers: what’s the difference?

Understanding the different types of speakers is pretty simple: active speakers are different from passive speakers in that they have a built-in amplifier in the speaker cabinet, whereas passive speakers rely on power from an external amplifier. While it does answer the question, the definition explained here is quite basic, however, and in this article we’ll dive a bit deeper into understanding how different powered speakers work. We’ll also examine the pros and cons of the different speakers...

Waterproof, dust resistant, or weatherproof: IP ratings explained

You’ve surely seen that many products boast that they are waterproof, water resistant, weatherproof, protected against dust and dirt, and more. You may have waterproof Bluetooth headphones or you may be aware that most smartphones nowadays are waterproof or water resistant to some extent. While these titles may seem like they all mean the same thing, that is not the case, and the difference between them can be quite big. These titles are called IP ratings. In this article, you will learn about...

What makes a speaker loud and how to make it even louder?

Speakers are a vital part of today’s entertainment as far as music and even movies go. Some speakers are naturally very loud, while others are not. Luckily, there are ways to combat this issue and make your speakers even louder without too much difficulty.

In this article, we’ll learn about what makes a speaker loud, how to tell how loud a speaker is, and the different ways that you can make your speakers even louder. Keep reading to find out more!

Synthesizers explained: What they are and how they work

Synthesizers can be very daunting for a newbie, even one with musical experience. Suddenly, you have all these parameters to think about, controls you haven’t seen before, and no idea where to start.

Luckily, it doesn’t need to be daunting, and with some basics under your belt, you’ll be on your way to being a synth master. In this article, I will talk about how synthesizers work, the different aspects of a synth, different types of synthesizers, and much more; let’s go!