Studio & Production
Ableton Live vs Reaper – Which is Better? (2022)

Ableton Live vs Reaper – Which is Better? (2022)

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 (2022)

The 7 Best Wireless/Bluetooth MIDI Controllers (2022)

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 (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 ...

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