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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 ...

Do You Need a DAC?

Do You Need a DAC?

A DAC or Digital-Analog Converter is an essential piece of equipment that makes listening to digital music files possible.  But do you really need one? If so, which one to get? That’s what we’re going to find out right here in this guide! What Is a DAC? A DAC (Digital Analogue Converter) is a device ...

What Makes a Song Catchy?

What Makes a Song Catchy?

“Catchy” songs are often carefully crafted to have that effect on listeners. Using mathematical formulae and human psychology, earworms are made with a lot of thought and intent behind them. What makes a song catchy? Is it mere artistic expression or is there a whole lot more to it? Here is an attempt to break ...

25 of the Best Free Vocal Plugins (VST, AU, AAX)

25 of the Best Free Vocal Plugins (VST, AU, AAX)

Even with the best recording setup, sometimes you may find yourself unable to make your vocals sound as good as they should. The secret is to use plugins to manipulate them ever so slightly. Whether you are looking to make your vocals sound better or change them completely, here is a list of some of the best free ...

Ableton Live vs Logic Pro – Which Is Better? (2022)

Ableton Live vs Logic Pro – Which Is Better? (2022)

While those who have been working on Logic Pro will tell you that it is hands down the best DAW, Ableton Live loyalists would beg to differ! While these DAWs used to be very different, they have gotten much more similar in recent years now that Logic Pro includes a live looping view and a much more similar sampler ...

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