Audio Engineering : What I Know About This Topic? Essay

2221 Words May 10th, 2016 9 Pages
Audio Engineering
What I already know about this Topic?
Ever since I was little, I have enjoyed making melodies. I used to take my mom’s pans from the kitchen and a pair of spoons to create annoying beats, but to me they were very enjoyable and impressive! My passion for music really came to life when I was about 14-15 years old. I realized that I had a different type of connection with music. Listening to music reflected on my moods and I always preferred upbeat music because it kept it in a pleasant mood. Of course, being a teenager, I also fell in love with the lifestyle of the musicians. I started watching YouTube videos on their day to day activities. While all of this was going on, I became very curious as to how music is created. After doing some online research I figured out the basics and stated purchasing equipment and software 's. Considerably being a 16 year old, I didn’t have a lot of money so I was always in the lookout for free things. I also worked for an online website which payed me for completing surveys. I was spending about 3-4 hours daily to get a $50 check at the end of the month and that of course would go towards the upgrade of my equipment. Once I owned the basics which included a microphone, headphones, My dad’s old laptop, mixer and Audacity (Free Audio Recording Software), I felt that it was time to start networking and get people to come and record at my ‘studio’. The word got around and a couple of my high school mates started reaching out to…

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