Can a butt edit sometimes be better than a crossfade?
Is the time right to buy Waves plug-ins at bargain-basement prices?
New vs. old guitar strings: Part 3 - The case for conditioning your guitar strings
Golden Globes 2011
Should we clean up old recordings, or keep their noise and distortion in all their glory?
How to find the best tempo (BPM) for your recording
A brief introduction to equalization for the home recording studio
"Nikubalie" by Influx
Yet more proof that you don't need a 'great' microphone
An acoustician's Night at the Opera
Compressing a signal always makes it seem louder because the quiet sections are raised in level while (usually) the peaks remain the same.
In days gone by, this was considered sufficient.
Now, however, we demand even higher subjective levels.