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Quiztones: A Look at the Frequency Identification Ear Trainer for iOS
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Quiztones: A Look at the Frequency Identification Ear Trainer for iOS

Have you ever been on a sound check and the singer or one of the house sound guys asks the monitor guy to “lower 1k about 2db” in this wedge, or something like that? I’ve long marveled at those who could so quickly identify a problem frequency and eliminate feedback or simply make the mix sound better. While I studied...

Audiofile Engineering Releases Quiztones Ear Training App
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Audiofile Engineering Releases Quiztones Ear Training App

Mac and iOS software developer Audiofile Engineering, following their acquisition of Quiztones, has released an ear training app for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Quiztones uses a series of quizzes to aid in ear training exercises, designed to improve abilities in the areas of mixing, EQ setting, eliminating feedback, prevent noise buildup in mixes and eliminate the need for frequency...

Playing by Ear (and Self-Evaluation)
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Playing by Ear (and Self-Evaluation)

Q: I have been playing bass for about 12 years now, and over the last 5 years, I have been practicing more and more. I’m definitely seeing progress in the areas of practive, but sometimes I feel there are holes in my playing. For example, I get very nervous when I´m in a situation where I need to play by...

Ask Damian Erskine: Ear Training
Ask Damian Erskine

Ask Damian Erskine: Ear Training

Q: I’d like to explore some ear training to improve my ability to hear intervallic relationships. Any good ideas? A: Simply put, ear training is exactly that: better training your ears to understand what you’re hearing. I find transcription to be the most entertaining way to develop my ears. I like to listen to what I want to transcribe over...