Studio & Production
Garageband vs Audacity – Which Is Better?

Garageband vs Audacity – Which Is Better?

Both Garageband and Audacity are free music audio tools that you can use to record, mix, edit, and manipulate your beats. However, there are fundamental differences between the two that could make you favor one over the other based on your needs. For example, Garageband is closed-source and only available on Apple ...

The 13 Best Free Serum Skins

The 13 Best Free Serum Skins

Serum is an amazing synth plugin, but easy to get into a creative block when using any plugin for a long time. In that case, trying out a new serum skin can give it a fresh look and get you into a new creative zone!  Alright, now let’s explore some of the best free Serum skins that you can get for free. ...

The 5 Best Mics for Recording Piano (2022)

The 5 Best Mics for Recording Piano (2022)

Recording a piano is not an easy task and if you want to do it right, you have to use the right microphones. Neumann U87 AI is a great mic for recording a piano, though its price is outside the budget for most people. The Rode M5 MP is a great budget-friendly mic that will give you sound good quality for a ...

Pop Filter vs Foam – Which One Should You Use?

Pop Filter vs Foam – Which One Should You Use?

A foam cover blocks the wind from interfering with the microphone in open-air settings, whereas pop filters do a better job at suppressing the popping and plosive sounds from your mouth. Both components do a somewhat similar job, which is reducing the pressure generated on the microphone. Foam covers (also ...

What Is a Metronome (And How to Use One)

What Is a Metronome (And How to Use One)

A metronome is a musical device that emits a beeping or clicking sound to help you play at a consistent tempo. Metronomes are used by musicians to improve their timing. They are also often used during musical performances, using “click tracks” through in-ear monitors. How to Use a Metronome Whether it's ...

The 7 Best Keyboards for Making Beats

The 7 Best Keyboards for Making Beats

A great keyboard designed for making beats can really do wonders for your music production workflow. These keyboards come in a bunch of different designs, from the number of keys, drum pads, knobs, and other controls. Therefore it’s best to choose one that suits your production style the best. My pick as the best ...

The Best Beat Making Software of 2022

The Best Beat Making Software of 2022

Great beat making software can make a world of difference for your music production game. All of the software below are pretty easy to get started with, but powerful enough to produces mixes to a commercial standard. 1. Ableton Live 11 The Ableton Live 11 is a well-rounded software that can step up your ...

The 5 Best Audio Interfaces for Mac (2022)

The 5 Best Audio Interfaces for Mac (2022)

Are you looking for an audio interface for your Mac? You can get high-quality audio recording and monitoring thanks to these external devices with either USB or Thunderbolt connectivity. They have microphone preamps, inputs for connecting instruments, headphone preamplifiers, MIDI signal management, etc. In short, ...

The 10 Best Free DAWs in 2022

The 10 Best Free DAWs in 2022

DAWs (Digital Audio Workstations) usually cost hundreds of dollars. However, there are many free ones you can consider right now. They are surprisingly good and will help you jumpstart your home or even your studio music-making career. Some free DAWs are lite versions of renowned software, while others were meant ...

The Best 8-Bit and 16-Bit Music Makers (Chiptune Music)

The Best 8-Bit and 16-Bit Music Makers (Chiptune Music)

If you’re looking for some great 8-bit and 16-bit music makers to bring back that nostalgic sound, we’ve got you covered. This list includes some great ones you can use in your browser, as well as VST plugins for your DAW and apps for your smartphone if you’re on the go. Online 8-Bit and 16-Bit Music Makers BeepBox ...

The 6 Best Wireless Microphones for Church (2022)

The 6 Best Wireless Microphones for Church (2022)

When getting a wireless microphone for the church, the two most important considerations are the microphone type (handheld or head-worn) and mic quality (as you will need something with low interference and good durability). Some different considerations need to be taken into account depending on how you want to ...

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