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Following the tradition of a good book, we found it helpful to include a brief dictionary style list of words related to the topics discussed on this website, the glossary.

Please see this resource as a kind of vocabulary to the music producer, or any artist deeply interested in the art of audio production. The terms we discuss on this pages may have its specific meaning in the particular context or subject, so naturally the descriptions are in no way complete in an encyclopedic sense.

If one of the following terms is mentioned in an article, you can access its description directly through a click without leaving the article page (example: dBFS). If you are searching manually after a specific term, you are on the right page.

All Terms in this Glossary

  • Backing Vocalist

    also: harmony vocalist, backup singer, background singer, backing singer

  • dBFS

    also: Decibels relative to Full Scale

  • dBTP

    also: Decibels True Peak

  • Dynamic Range

    also: DR

  • Lead Vocalist

    also: frontman / frontwoman, lead singer

  • LUFS

    also: Loudness Units, relative to Full Scale and Loudness, K-weighted, relative to Full Scale (LKFS, with equal measurements since March 2011)