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The Basics of Digital Audio in the Studio

By September 3, 2012No Comments

Digital sound is not music but math. Sound is a vibration of waves, and these waves are mathematically represented by numbers. Computers store numbers in 1’s and 0’s so sound is stored in these numbers, called samples. Samples can be considered a snapshot of a sound. Digital music can and is usually compressed.

A worthy 5 minute read:
In The Studio: Digital Audio 101–The Basics

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