Studio & Production
Ableton Live vs Reaper – Which is Better? (2021)

Ableton Live vs Reaper – Which is Better? (2021)

Ableton Live is a powerful DAW that can be used for recording and for live performances. The session view on Ableton Live uses a more modern grid-based layout and is great for triggering MIDI or audio clips live. Reaper is a traditional DAW, with a nice design, while being extremely affordable when used for personal ...

The 7 Best Wireless/Bluetooth MIDI Controllers (2021)

The 7 Best Wireless/Bluetooth MIDI Controllers (2021)

If you are fed up with having too many cables in your setup, here are some of the best wireless MIDI controllers in the world, from keyboards to drum pads with different features for different needs. My top pick as the best wireless MIDI controller is the AKAI Professional LPK 25 Wireless controller. It’s a very ...

Is GarageBand a Good DAW?

Is GarageBand a Good DAW?

Garageband is a good DAW for beginners and professionals alike, but it is not as feature-rich as other paid DAWs such as Logic Pro or Ableton Live. If you're looking for a simple and easy-to-use DAW at no cost, Garageband is a good option. It offers professional quality for Mac users at no cost, which is great for ...

The 10 Best DAWs in the World (2021) for Windows and Mac

The 10 Best DAWs in the World (2021) for Windows and Mac

A DAW is perhaps more essential than any recording gear that you may have. A good one increases productivity and music-making becomes a lot more fun. While every musician or producer has their favorites, there are some DAWs that have seriously stood the test of time. Picking the right DAW is not an easy choice to ...

Cakewalk by BandLab Review (2021)

Cakewalk by BandLab Review (2021)

Despite being completely free, Cakewalk has powerful features that make it a very capable DAW for professional use. Although available exclusively for Windows, Cakewalk’s effortless workflow makes it a must-try for songwriters, producers, and engineers alike. Cakewalk by BandLab is a digital audio workstation that ...

What Does DAW Stand for in Music?

What Does DAW Stand for in Music?

A digital audio workstation (DAW) is software that allows you to record, edit and play back music. DAWs include all the features of your basic multi-track recording studio combined with advanced tools for MIDI sequencing and score editing. There are many different types of DAWs available today for PC, Mac, Linux, and ...

15 Of The Best Ableton Live Stock Plugins

15 Of The Best Ableton Live Stock Plugins

Ableton Live is very popular for being the go-to DAW for musicians and producers who want to record and play live sets using the same DAW. One of the best things about Ableton Live is all the default plugins that are included in the package. You don't necessarily even need to download external VSTs and plugins ...

How to Use 32-Bit VST Plugins in a 64-Bit DAW

How to Use 32-Bit VST Plugins in a 64-Bit DAW

The computing world has moved to the 64-Bit standard, but some older plugins in your collection might still only run on 32-Bit. Some DAWs such as FL Studio and Reaper will automatically load 32-bit plugins using a "bridge". Let us take a look at why some of your plugins do not work and what you can do to fix the ...

Mono vs Stereo Sound – What Are the Differences?

Mono vs Stereo Sound – What Are the Differences?

Although the primary difference between ‘mono’ and ‘audio’ is the number of channels they use and send to the speakers, this has quite an impact on the output sound. So what are they and why do we use them? Read on to find out: Differences Between Mono And Stereo Mono refers to the use of only one channel ...

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