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The 5 Best Sound Cards for Music Production (2021)

The 5 Best Sound Cards for Music Production (2021)

A sound card (or audio interface) is a crucial component of music production. This article takes you through 5 of the best options available, to suit all budgets. This unit has enabled the possibility of music processing through the modern computer in every home and studio across the globe. This article presents ...

10 of the Best Music Theory Books

10 of the Best Music Theory Books

It’s easy to learn some basic notes on any instrument and to play easy melodies correctly. However, knowledge of music theory opens a wide ranges of musical options in both songwriting and performance. Using a good music theory book in combination with some tuition (either in-person or online) can really push your ...

The Glue by Cytomic Review

The Glue by Cytomic Review

Cytomic’s The Glue compressor delivers exactly what its name suggests: gluing a multitude of sources into a coherent, balanced mix, while also being surprisingly useful on a variety of individual elements. What is The Glue? The Glue by Cytomic is an analog-modeled compressor plugin based on the ubiquitous SSL G ...

The 4 Best MIDI Wind Controllers (2021)

The 4 Best MIDI Wind Controllers (2021)

MIDI Wind Controllers have always been a niche instrument, but there are still some great options available by brands such as AKAI, Roland, and Hornberg Research. 'Breath control' was built into the MIDI standard since the very start of its implementation. You can use a MIDI Wind Controller in conjunction with a ...

The 7 Best Guitars for Kids of All Ages (2021)

The 7 Best Guitars for Kids of All Ages (2021)

Whether you're looking for a kid's electric guitar, a 1/2 size acoustic guitar, or an electric guitar toy for younger kids, we've got you covered! We've listed out our top picks of each of these types of guitars for kids. These cater for all budgets and different age ratings. An electric guitar is a fantastic ...

The 8 Best DAWs for Android (2021)

The 8 Best DAWs for Android (2021)

There are an increasing number of good quality DAWs for Android available in 2021, including mobile versions of FL Studio and Cubase (Cubasis). Some of these android DAW apps can be used for free, though most of them are paid (though not very expensive). All of them have some distinct features, so whether you’re ...

Positive Grid BIAS FX 2 Review

Positive Grid BIAS FX 2 Review

BIAS FX 2 is an excellent, sleek looking guitar and bass amp modeling and effects powerhouse providing high-quality tones and a unique Guitar Match feature, but with a bit of a ‘quantity over quality’ issue in places. At first glance, two things about Bias FX2 grab your attention: the gorgeous GUI and the sheer ...

What Is Mic Monitoring and Why Is It Important?

What Is Mic Monitoring and Why Is It Important?

Mic monitoring is a feature on headsets that feeds the audio signal from your microphone to your own headphones. This allows you to be able to hear yourself more accurately. When using mic monitoring, people generally speak at a suitably lower volume which improves their microphone audio quality, by not overloading ...