Music Recording & Production

Sonic Producer Review

Sonic Producer Reviews: Here’s another popular & affordable music studio software that is turning heads. Making beats today is much easier, thanks to some powerful music studio software available at your disposal. Sonic Producer makes it possible for the total newbie to begin making beats right away. It’s definitely up there with other top notch […]

Best Sequencer Recording Software

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Here are reviews of the best Midi Sequencer software available for your studio, for Music Recording and producing. Propellerhead Record Reason Duo Bundle (Mac and Windows) Combine Record’s super intuitive, streamlined recording software and Reason’s legendary virtual studio rack for one incredibly powerful music recording and producing software application. The Reason Record Duo Bundle is […]

Focusrite iTrack Professional Dock for Recording on iPad

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iTrack Dock is an iPad recording interface. Its easy to use and provides all the control and functionality you would expect in a traditional recording interface. Features dual Focusrite microphone preamps, two line inputs, instrument DI, stereo monitor outputs, USB port. Focusrite iTrack Dock iPad Recording Interface: Highlights Professional AD/DA conversion for serious music production […]

Best PA Powered Subwoofers, Reviews

Powered Subwoofer for studio and stage performances. Get that deep bass/low end by using a subwoofer, that your PA may be lacking otherwise. Why Subwoofers? You need subwoofers as part of your speaker setup to produce deep bass for your music, and to get powerful low-frequency effects for a high-impact sound. These add depth and […]

ISRC Codes Explained

All About ISRC Codes: Read more to know why it’s so important for owners of music recordings. In the digital age, though it’s easy to share your recordings with the listeners, it’s important to have a mechanism that will accurately track the sales of your songs, and can be used for rights administration. The ISRC […]

Recording Microphones: Guide & Reviews

Understanding Recording Microphones, various techniques used, and the best options available for your studio. An important component needed to get the sound into your recording computer is a Microphone. Though these are used primarily by those interested in acoustic music, even those into electronic sound may at times want something to get in analog sounds […]

Types of Microphones

Here are the various types of microphones that are used in recording studios (and its not just a couple). No wonder there are hundreds of microphones available to choose from, in case you decide to buy. So which one to choose, because after all you just need one or two to get the job done? […]

Behringer UCA222 USB Audio Interface

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The Behringer UCA222 is an excellent RCA to USB Audio Interface for quick recording and if you’re looking for a cheap interface for your home studio. It’s self powered, and has both 1/8″ and RCA outputs. It easily transfers audio to your computer and comes bundled with several production tools and audio-editing software. Pros: Compact, […]

Yamaha Live Digital Mixing Console/Desk

Yamaha Pro Audio, Inc. provides a complete line of professional audio products for the live sound and sound reinforcement markets. Their digital consoles can be used for small to large scale live sound, corporate speech events, installations, and much more. Yamaha Digital Mixing Console “QL Series” The acclaimed CL series from Yamaha provides an unprecedented […]

Roland System-8 Synthesizer (Specs & Pricing)

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Roland System-8 Plug-Out Synthesizer is a recently introduced polysynth, based on Roland’s Analog Circuit Behavior (ACB) circuit-modeling technology. This 3-osc, 8-voice virtual-analog synth lets you split and layer internal and Plug-Out sounds, with hands-on control. Pros: Lots of controls and features, plug-ins, better sound quality Cons: Only 8 voices, Only 49 keys (has no aftertouch). […]

Types of Foot Pedals

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Foot pedals are commonly used by musicians to add effects (dynamics) to the music they are playing. There’s also a different kind of foot pedal that is commonly used for transcription work. Foot Pedals in the Music world In the music world, an effects unit or pedal is a device that alters the sound produced […]

Multi Track Recorder: Buying Guide

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While producers and musicians continue to use digital audio workstations, computers and other recording equipment, there are some (singer/songwriters, touring bands) who still enjoy using a multi-track recorder. Here’s our shopping guide on the best multitrack recorders. How to Choose the Best Multi Track Recorder? We have discussed the most common method of recording music, […]

Guide to Buying Stage PA Speakers

Powerful and accurate stage monitors play a crucial role during a live performance. PA monitor speakers come in various variants – active/passive, floor wedges, those that attach to the mic stand, and more. Good quality PA Speakers and Amplifiers are a must in order to produce great sound quality, be it for live performances or […]

Dr Drum Review

Dr Drum Review: This is a new software designed for beginners to help them create kick-ass beats without having to learn complex functions. What is It? It’s a software that gives you everything you need to create your own beats, for a much lower cost. Some of the features include a 16-track sequencer, four-octave keyboard […]

Altec Speakers: Guide & Reviews

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Altec Speakers Buying Guide: This brand produce a range of speakers for various devices such as iPod, iPad and your computer. About the Brand Altec Lansing is the manufacturer of premium speakers for various electronic gadgets and devices such as iPad & computer, and also makes a wide range of headphones. Primarily known for their […]

Native Instruments (NI) Komplete Kontrol Keyboard Controllers (S49, S61, S88)

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Native Instruments (NI) Komplete Kontrol Keyboard Controllers (S49, S61, S88) reviewed here. Take control over your software instruments or MIDI hardware with these keyboard MIDI controllers. Highlights of Komplete Kontrol Keyboard Controllers These keyboard controllers combine powerful software with intuitive hardware to provide you easy access to all of your instruments. You can easily browse […]

Recording Studio Software

Guide to Recording Studio Software: These are available in various versions, with some offering limited capabilities and some giving you all the controls to create music from scratch. In the music recording world, software has become much more powerful and has replaced several hardware equipment, that used to be a regular feature in most recording […]

Focusrite Audio Interface Reviews

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Focusrite Audio Interfaces reviewed here. Focusrite is a leading manufacturer of audio interfaces and produces a wide range of interfaces and mic pres. Checkout their range of hugely popular audio interfaces (USB, thunderbolt, firewire, iOS) About Focusrite Focusrite has a range of recording equipment including audio interfaces, consoles, mic pres, EQ & Compressor and Optional […]

Digital Audio Interface Guide

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The Digital Audio Interface is one of the most important part of your music recording setup, and a must if you want to record acoustics and vocals. When you are thinking of setting up a computer based recording studio, how do you get the sounds in from various sources, and out of your computer to […]

Mp3 Converter Software

Mp3 Converter Software: Reviews of the best ones out there that will make sure any song that you purchase will definitely play on your favorite media player. Most of you may have faced this problem where you download one of your favorite music, only to find out that it wont play in your MP3 player. […]

PCI Audio Interface

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PCI Audio Interface Reviews: Read more to know why you may need these, and the best options available in this type of audio interface. More About this Type Here are some important things to know about this type: This interface goes in the PCI slot of your computer, so you’ll need to open the computer […]