What is sampling?
Sampling is a Digital recording of a sound which is has either been taken from pre-existing material or your own new recording of a sound. The process allows you to edit, manipulate and playback the digital sound.
Samplers are used to create loops, scratching, reverse, pitch shift and filter the source.
What is lo-fi?
Lo-Fi stands for Low Fidelity and it is often used in hip hop music to create a poor quality recording. It is suited to the genre of music and therefore does not interfere with its performance.
What is reverb?
Reverb is the depth of field in a recording. It enables the listener to get a sense of the overall space.
What is slap back echo?
Slap back echo is a short repetition of the original signal. The delay unit can be analogue or digital. The delay is usually between 50-200ms in time.
What was the first synthesizer?