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Have changes in speakers/amps over the last 15 years resulted in objective improvements in sound quality?

This is a very opinion-based question and likely to get closed by the adult-supervisors here. But meanwhile.... Has stereo equipment CHANGED in the last 10 years? Certainly. It is hard to find any ...
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What's the difference between additive and subtractive synthesis?

Additive synthesis describes the process of combining (adding) sounds together to make new sounds, hence the term "additive". "add" ... you add stuff together. Subtractive synthesis describes the ...
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What is the technology used in drum pads?

The underlying sensor will be a piezo-electric pad which generates a voltage depending on the force presented to the pad. The generated voltage will then be converted to a midi note-on signal and an ...
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Receiving sound from a startech 7.1 usb external sound card with spdif digital audio drivers

The problem seems to be that you have connected a balanced mono output(XLR) to an unbalanced stereo input(3.5mm stereo jack). You need a sound card that accepts two balanced line-level inputs(XLR or ...
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I have no idea how sound design works

I don't know how much this helps, but I started out by making beats using flstudio, which has some cool visual plug-ins that make it easier to internalize the function of all of the different tools ...
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