Studio & Production
The 10 Best Music Writing Software Programs

The 10 Best Music Writing Software Programs

Music writing software has made the composition process a lot easier, as it allows you to digitally create, edit, and print sheet music with great ease. Music writing requires great attention to detail and understanding of musical intricacies. However, music writing software can at least speed up the process! Here ...

10 Great iPad/iPhone MIDI Controller Apps (iOS)

10 Great iPad/iPhone MIDI Controller Apps (iOS)

MIDI hardware devices can be quite an investment. They also don't offer flexible control surfaces and layouts. That's where MIDI Controller apps for iPads and iPhones shine. In case you are looking for something different, here are two related articles: How to Connect a MIDI Controllers to Your iPad 6 Great ...

10 Great Online Music Production Courses and Schools

10 Great Online Music Production Courses and Schools

The process of learning and evolving never stops, no matter what level you are at. Check out this list of great music production courses and schools to take your skills to the next level. Understanding the creative process of developing music requires not only a passion but also a certain level of expertise, skill, ...

The 5 Best Home Studio Packages/Bundles – Our Pick

The 5 Best Home Studio Packages/Bundles – Our Pick

It's now easier than ever to create your own home recording studio. Check out our round-up of some of the best studio packages. Gone are those days where musicians had to spend most of their time in a commercial recording studio. These used to require huge investments in equipment and training. Whether you're an ...

The 8 Best Books for Music Producers

The 8 Best Books for Music Producers

Music producers require a lot of knowledge in many different areas. Take your skills to the next level with some of the best books on music production. These books cover topics such as: Mixing and processing audio Music theory Improving your Creative Flow and Finishing Songs Recording techniques ...

6 Great Multitrack DAWs for iPad and iPhone

6 Great Multitrack DAWs for iPad and iPhone

Many of the biggest names in music production software have released feature-rich DAWs for iOS. These work as standalone digital audio workstations that don’t require laptops or external hardware. 1. GarageBand by Apple (Free) App Store Everyone who has created music has heard of Garageband. Although it’s ...

The 7 Best MIDI Foot Controllers and Pedalboards

The 7 Best MIDI Foot Controllers and Pedalboards

MIDI foot controllers are a great way to add extra control to your music without having to use your hands. Your hands may already be full with playing another instrument or tweaking other controls, so get your feet involved! MIDI foot controllers come in different varieties, from basic footswitches to feature-rich ...

30 Great Keyboard Shortcuts for Ableton Live 10

30 Great Keyboard Shortcuts for Ableton Live 10

Ableton Live 10 is an incredibly versatile digital audio workstation (DAW). Keyboard shortcuts can help you speed up your workflow, so you can focus on making great music. These keyboard shortcuts include actions such as: Navigating around the DAW Editing and manipulating clips across all tracks in one ...

The 9 Best Guitar VST Plugins (Free and Paid Options)

The 9 Best Guitar VST Plugins (Free and Paid Options)

Want to expand your guitar recording options but don’t want to spend thousands of dollars on physical gear? No problem! Getting a good guitar VST plugin is a great alternative for all those who seek decent guitar tones. Of course, the sound quality usually can’t match the sound of physical units but in most cases, ...