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Introducing the DAW

Introducing the DAW: Foundations of Digital Audio
Introducing the DAW: Foundations of Digital Audio

The digital audio workstation or DAW can take over the job of dozens or hundreds of pieces of analog equipment. Matt explains how using a DAW enables nonlinear recording, by using a random-access hard drive or SSD to store sound instead of sequential tape, and nondestructive editing, by manipulating a map that points to audio files. Digital processing is also much more convenient than analog, because software can be duplicated easily and doesn't require storage and care like analog processors.

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