If you’re just getting started with music production, you will have heard terms like gain, level and volume used to explain signal strength.
However are they all the same? What does each mean exactly and the way do they affect your workflow?
The answer isn’t always easy if you don’t know the concepts behind them. Fortunately, there’s nothing complicated about audio gain once you break it down.
In this article, I’ll clarify the exact meaning of the term. Then we will explain the different ways gain, level, and volume are used in music production.
Let’s get started.