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8 Great Music Theory and Ear Training Apps

8 Great Music Theory and Ear Training Apps

Did you know you can learn a lot about Music Theory just by using an app on your phone? Did you know you can learn to recognize differences in relative pitch just by playing quizzes and games on your iPad? There are hundreds of Music Theory and Ear Training apps available for both Android and iOS. They all claim ...

The 6 Best Mixing Books to Get a Professional Sound

The 6 Best Mixing Books to Get a Professional Sound

Mixing music is a fine balance between theory and art. You need to understand the fundamentals to take control of your sound. Reading some books on the subject is a great way to get started. The mix standard of commercial releases is now at a very high level. If you want tracks to compete and stand out against ...

How to Become a Professional Songwriter

How to Become a Professional Songwriter

First of all, let's get clear about a crucial point: there is no ready-made formula or recipe to become a successful songwriter. By successful, I mean able to make a living out of the craft of songwriting. You don't have to make millions and hit the charts. When you can pay the bills and feed your family without ...

10 Great Music Making Apps for iOS and Android

10 Great Music Making Apps for iOS and Android

Today you can create full music tracks needing nothing more than the phone in your pocket. Smartphones and tablets can't fully compete with professional music software for computers, but they can still go a long way. This is especially true for mainstream forms of electronic music and/or beat making. Of course, ...

10 Great Books for Songwriters

10 Great Books for Songwriters

You only need to scroll your social media feed to see how many people out there are willing to sell you their incredible formula for success. A formula that often comes at a high price and that almost always reveals itself as a mere commonplace piece of advice you already heard either from your friend or your mother ...

The 5 Best 88 Key Midi Keyboards (2021)

The 5 Best 88 Key Midi Keyboards (2021)

On the lookout for a great 88 Key MIDI Keyboard? This is the guide for you. The piano has been through history one of the most iconic and popular instruments. With the arrival of electronic music, a combination of keyboards and computers became essential in any musicians studio and work. And a combination of full ...

Akai MPK Mini MKII Review – MIDI Controller
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Akai MPK Mini MKII Review – MIDI Controller

Getting your hands on a MIDI controller is a great way to level up your production and live DJ skills. If you are looking for something affordable, compact, and really useful then we recommend you to consider MPK Mini MKII USB midi controller. It does not matter if you wish to use it for a live show or studio ...

The 5 Best Microphone Stands – Our Top Pick (2021)

The 5 Best Microphone Stands – Our Top Pick (2021)

Most of us, in one point of life, think that all mic stands are the same. That is the beginner's idea and the inability to understand the importance of a mic stand. You should remember that some of them are made for casual use whereas others are built for constant gigging and studio work. Quality tends to vary ...

The 5 Best RCA Cables for Audio Quality and Durability (2021)

The 5 Best RCA Cables for Audio Quality and Durability (2021)

RCA cables are very affordable and easy to come by, but they do not all come equal, read this article to find out the best ones that you should pick up. To bring out the best out of your amplifiers and subwoofers, you need a great RCA cable set.  RCA cables are certainly not a thing of the past. Yes, they are ...

The 7 Best MIDI Controllers for Ableton Live (2021)

The 7 Best MIDI Controllers for Ableton Live (2021)

Ableton Live is an absolutely amazing DAW. What makes it even cooler is the amount of great, dedicated MIDI controllers that are available for it. From tweaking your ideas in the studio, to performing your tracks on stage, this guide will have you covered. It might seem a bit daunting to decide on a controller. ...

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