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The 10 Best DAWs in the World (2022) for Windows and Mac

The 10 Best DAWs in the World (2022) 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 (2022)

Cakewalk by BandLab Review (2022)

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 ...

Can Loud Music Damage Speakers and Headphones?

Can Loud Music Damage Speakers and Headphones?

Loud music can damage speakers or headphones. This is a more common problem with speakers, but it’s also possible to damage headphones. The failure mode may differ from one case to another, but the end result will be the same: a pair of speakers or headphones that’s as useful as a brick. Can Loud Music Damage ...

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 ...

Why Your Voice Sounds Different in Recordings

Why Your Voice Sounds Different in Recordings

When we listen to our own voice as we talk or sing, the sound waves vibrate through our skulls resulting in us thinking our voice is lower in pitch. This is why our voice sounds very different when we listening to it in recordings. Even the greatest of singers often cringe when hearing their voice. This happens ...

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 ...

Nektar Impact LX25+ Review – Is It worth It?

Nektar Impact LX25+ Review – Is It worth It?

The Nektar Impact LX25+ is a compact, sturdy controller that combines a classic look with modern functionality for a very affordable price. Here we take a look at what it has to offer, its qualities, and some of its drawbacks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JT9PqYzxgkA Main Features  The ...

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