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Wow! Finding The Best MPCs (2020)

By Glen

It’s the Akai right? How can it not be? They invented (along with Roger Linn) the MPC! Not so fast. Since the invention of the MPC there have been plenty of new players that give Akai a run for their money. Today I’m going to look at a few up-and-comers and find out if Akai […]

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Testing The Best Karaoke Mixers of 2020

By Glen

Complete Reviews with Comparisons Do you need a really nice karaoke mixer that is not going to cost you a fortune? Finding one like that is easier said than done, but that said, there are some affordable and high-quality options out there. Let’s get right to it and help you find the best karaoke mixer […]

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Best RCA Cables of 2020

By Glen

Do you need an RCA cable to provide you with high-quality and long-lasting sound? Today we are here to review a selection of the best RCA cables around, just to help you move things along a little bit. Best RCA Cables: Reviews 1. AmazonBasics 2-Male to 2-Male RCA Audio Stereo Subwoofer Cable Here we have […]

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Best Small Mixer for Live Performances (2020)

By Glen

Finding the small mixer for live performances can be difficult because there are so many good choices you can go with. We are reviewing 5 of what we think are the top small mixers to help you get started in your choice.  Best Small Mixers For Live Performances: Reviews 1. Mackie ProFXv2 Mixer This Mackie […]

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The 4 Best Audio Interfaces Under $200

By Glen

Music production used to be an incredibly costly hobby and artistic pursuit, with most gear being out of reach to the average person. Unless you were involved in research on an academic level or you were a big name artist with a lot of cash, music production wasn’t a common pursuit. These days, thanks to […]

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Acoustic Foam For Your Studio – What You Need To Know

By Glen

Building your studio and are looking into acoustic treatment or soundproofing? We’ve got you covered. The sound of your recording is hugely impacted by the sound of your room. I cannot stress this enough. It doesn’t matter if you’ve spent $300 on a high-end condenser mic your room acoustics will still dictate your recording quality.

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Soundproof Curtains – Are They Worth It?

By Glen

For anyone who has any experience trying to record audio from their bedroom or office, they’ll know how frustrating outside noise can be. It can ruin a recording and add extra work during post-production.Even if you aren’t recording audio, outside noise can be disturbing enough that it forces you to start looking for solutions. This leads us to consider soundproof curtains. They can be an incredibly cheap alternative to replacing your windows. But do they actually work?

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Why You Don’t Need A MIDI Controller

By Glen

There is a common debate amongst producers whether previous knowledge with a musical instrument is necessary for producing. From my personal experience, having a background of playing piano was essential for learning production. However, I believe this has more to do with the musical style I produce than producing as a whole.

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How To Record Your Guitar – What To Do and What To Avoid

By Glen

So, you’re finally ready to record some songs! While you could spend a bunch of money by going to a professional studio, you can always do the job yourself. But how? What do I need? All you need is patience, basic recording gear, and someone to walk you through it. That’s exactly why we decided to write this article. We will go through the basics, dos and don’ts of recording your guitar, whether it’s acoustic or electric.

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Mixing Music The Right Way

By Glen

So, you’ve gone through the process of recording your first song. All those battles with microphones, various cables and routing paid off. But what next? While mixing may seem like a daunting task at first, there are a few useful steps you can follow in order to get the most out of your equipment and skill level. Let’s see exactly what you can do to your song and make it sound great!

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