• What’s The Story With Multiple Drivers? [Part 2]

    We described in a recent blog post the physics behind the need for high performance professional monitors to have two or more drivers. So, in this blog post we’re going to take that subject further to explain the why there comes a point in monitor design where three (or…

  • What’s The Story With Multiple Drivers? [Part 1]

    Apart from a very few products designed for particular niche roles, pretty much all studio monitors, including all those that carry an ADAM Audio logo, have two or more drivers. But have you ever stopped to wonder why? Why is it that any monitor aspiring to reproduce high performance and…

  • A Composer’s Guide To Break Into The Industry

    I began my career as an audio engineer in 2005. I got my foot in the door as an intern at a recording studio in South Florida called “Power” Station and eventually worked my way to the top to become the chief engineer. During that time, I learned…

  • 10 Essential Studio Items

    Creating music is no longer the privilege of professional musicians and composers working in extravagantly equipped and exclusive studios. With a few items of potentially affordable kit we can all make music in our own homes, and if we chose the kit thoughtfully, there’s no reason why the music we…

  • Tracking Guitars with Mike Orlando [Adrenaline Mob]

    We have had the pleasure of talking with guitarist and founding member of “Adrenaline Mob”, “Sonic Stomp” and “Dance of the Damned” – the one and only, Mike Orlando. Mike is also the owner, producer and mixing engineer at Sonic Stomp Studios. Having many years of professional studio work under…

  • Understanding Speaker Directivity Charts

    Why do studio monitors disperse sound directionally? When we use nearfield monitors in the studio it’s normal to both angle them inwards towards the listening position and make sure they’re not located significantly above or below listening head height. This is because monitors are directional, so we can only expect…

  • The Importance of Listening Levels

    How loud do you listen when you compose, record, mix or master your music? And do you always work at the same volume or just turn up your monitors until you hit a comfortable level? Quite probably, like a great many people working in all sorts of music production environments,…

  • It’s all about the bass! [Recording Tips]

    It’s an honor to have professional bass player Serban-Ionut Georgescu on the ADAM Audio Blog, sharing some advice on bass guitar recording processes. Here we go! Ahh, the bass. Whether working on a slapping funk revival song, a death metal anthem or even a bubblegum pop…

  • Do I need a subwoofer for my home studio?

    If you’re asking yourself whether you need a subwoofer for your studio, you’ve come to the right place. In this educational article, we’re going to shed some light on what to consider when thinking of adding a subwoofer to your home studio, how to calibrate it with your existing system…

  • Guitar tips from one of Latvia’s greatest: Robert Dinters

    Boasting a set of ADAM Audio A5X nearfield monitors in his studio, multi-instrumentalist and composer Roberts Dinters has been collaborating with a wide-plethora of artists from his home nation of Latvia for the past two-decades. Known primarily for his work within the rock scene, Dinters’ career has…