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SAE Parametric Equaliser Training

SAE Parametric Equaliser Training is an OSX-based technical ear training application designed to teach users to identify the centre frequency of a parametric equaliser applied to any imported audio files.

  • OSX-based, distributed via Mac App Store.
  • 3,500 downloads within the first 12 months of release.
  • Over 5,000 downloads to date.
  • Read more at http://technicalear.training

Who we are

Mark Bassett MDesSc(Audio Design)(Hons) GCert(Teach) MAES
Founder / Lead Developer & Researcher

Zipper Noise was founded in Jan 2018 by Mark Bassett.

Mark possesses a unique combination of experience and qualifications in audio production, education, software development and research:

  • 8+ years working at the highest level of commercial audio production at Turtlerock Mastering.
  • 11+ years lecturing audio engineering and sound production at undergraduate and postgraduate levels at multiple providers.
  • International academic management experience in Australian, UK, US and UAE Higher Education systems.
  • Apple Developer with countless technical ear training and audio engineering education applications developed to date.
  • PhD candidate (critical listening and technical ear training)
  • Masters Degree in Design Science (Audio Design) with research honours.
  • Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching


Our mission is to develop high-quality audio engineering education software that’s informed by research and industry-tested best practice.

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