Studio & Production
The 5 Best Power Conditioners for Your Music Gear

The 5 Best Power Conditioners for Your Music Gear

A power conditioner improves the quality of the electricity supply going into your music gear. It can help to reduce electrical noise by regulating the voltage and frequency of the supply, and they can also protect your gear against electrical surges. When buying a power conditioner for your musical setup, keep in ...

What is MIDI? The Ultimate Guide

What is MIDI? The Ultimate Guide

MIDI is an essential tool that most musicians and music producers work with all the time. It is an essential element in the music programs we use (such as Logic Pro, Garage Band, Ableton Live) and it is an essential component to a large portion of electronic music gear. We're going to explain MIDI in simple ...

What is the Best Boom Arm for the Rode PodMic?

What is the Best Boom Arm for the Rode PodMic?

If you're trying to figure out what the best boom arm stand is for your Rode PodMic then I have an easy answer for you, it's the Rode PSA1 swivel mount mic stand. I own both the mic and boom arm, and they work great together. Although most people getting the Rode PodMic are on a bit of a budget in comparison to the ...

Loopmasters Khords Review – Is It Worth It?

Loopmasters Khords Review – Is It Worth It?

Khords is a sample-based virtual instrument plugin that uses a large bank of sounds and presets. It has an easy interface and workflow that allows you to quickly create quality sounds that are suitable for many genres. There are 550 presets, which are well put together. Different types of sounds in this plugin ...

What is MIDI 2.0 And What Impact Will It Have?

What is MIDI 2.0 And What Impact Will It Have?

2020 is a-buzz with the MIDI 2.0 hype after the NAMM ’20 confirmation regarding the 2.0 update, but what is this technology and how will it impact music gear? MIDI 2 – An Overview When MIDI 1.0 hit the scene in 1983, no one would have expected how much it would impact music making throughout the world. The ...

UJam Carbon and iZotope Trash 2 Giveaway!

UJam Carbon and iZotope Trash 2 Giveaway!

Plugin Boutique has a mega giveaway this month with UJam Carbon and iZotope Trash 2 being offered free with any purchase. UJam Carbon is a great distorted guitar virtual instrument, while iZotope trash two is a very versatile audio mangling, distortion, and experimentation plugin. Click here to view the deal. ...

10 of the Best Podcasts for Musicians

10 of the Best Podcasts for Musicians

This is a list of some of the best podcasts for musicians. On this list, you’ll find several different types of podcasts, from those concerning the music industry to ones focused on composing and song recording to interviews with great musicians. One thing is sure, you’re bound to love at least one podcast form ...