Speakers

KRK Rokit 5 G3 Studio Monitors Review

The sound that my regular speakers create probably isn’t an accurate reflection of the real audio of my mixes. It’s passable, but if I want my productions to scale across different environments, like the car, I need studio-quality monitors.  Introducing The KRK Rokit 5 G3  Here’s where The KRK Rokit 5 G3 comes in. The Rokit G3 is a professional …

Audio Synthesizer

Moog Mother 32 Review – The Ultimate Super Synth For Beginners?

Are you sick of hearing those awful tracks selling well, while your free downloads are barely touched? We feel your pain! But we might just have the answer to your prayers, in the form of the Moog Mother 32 synthesizer! Aspiring music producers have so much to help them these days, and there has never been a better time to …

Microphones

Audio Technica AT2035 Microphone Review – Don’t Buy Until…

Introduction  I think a condenser mic is best described as the stereotypical microphone that we imagine when we think about artists recording.  It has that classic look and it’s an important piece of kit for providing the right quality production needed.  I’ve used a few of these myself and that’s why I know that they can be quite expensive. You …

Headphones

AKG M220 Headphones Review – Should You Buy?

Introduction The right pair of headphones will be an essential part of your music production setup.  I’m often amazed by the massive number of choices on the market and the variations in price.  High-quality studio headphones can be expensive, particularly for the right open-ended experience.  With the AKG M220 headphones, you’re provided with a pair of headphones that won’t break …

Audio Interface

Which Is The Best Audio Interface Under $500? Find out here

If you want to create high-quality recordings at home of yourself playing a musical instrument or singing, and don’t want something that will break the bank, then you are going to need the best audio interface under 500. Anyone who knows anything about home recording knows that the audio interface is at the heart of the system. It allows you …

Best Digital Piano

The Best Digital Piano Under $1000 (Top 5)

Introduction There’s no denying that the landscape of music production looks vastly different in 2019 from the way it looked in 1999. In fact, the landscape looks vastly different from the way it looked in 2009. There are more bedroom musicians than ever in the modern world because it’s easier than ever to create music in the modern world. All …

Best Turntables

The Best Turntable Under $1000 in 2020 – Reviews & Rated

Introduction Despite the fact that the music industry has changed quite significantly over the past couple of decades and software has taken over in terms of not only music production but music creation, people still love tactile things. That’s why vinyl players have seen a recent resurgence in popularity. It’s also why turntables are still a popular medium of music …

Audio Interface

Which Cheap Audio Interface Should You Buy?

So, you want to do what every budding musician and DJ is trying to figure out – record your demos to a high standard, without having to fork out an absolute fortune. You may even want your audio interface for collaborating with other artists, or simply karaoke. Using a cheap audio interface for this can really help, but you need …

Best Headphones

The Best Affordable Wireless Headphones in 2020

How Can You Choose The Best Affordable Wireless Headphones in 2020? With so many different styles, features, and options available, it can be extremely difficult to figure out what the best affordable wireless headphones are right now.  These reviews are going to talk about a few of the most affordable and popular options at the moment, so you can compare …

Audio Software

Pro Tools First Review

Introduction For sound producers, a digital audio workstation will be a crucial element and I understand this.  When you first get started in the industry, the cost of DAW can be quite overwhelming.  You may also need to get to grips with a system before making a final choice.  I think Pro Tools First might be a good option here, …

Multitrack Recorder

Tascam Model 24 Review

Introduction  I use sound mixers regularly for audio recording. That’s why I know a digital mixer can be frustrating. They are typically filled with complex menus.  It can leave you craving a time when each function on a sound mixer had a dedicated control.  That’s definitely true for live shows when you want the immediate response an analog system provides.  …

Electronic Drum Kit

Alesis Strike Pro Review

A few years ago, I desperately wanted to get on with drumming, but I knew that if I bought a regular drum set, I’d annoy my family and my neighbors.  What I should have done was buy an electronic drum kit. Modern versions both solve the noise problem and offer a host of additional benefits too.  The following is an …

Condenser Microphone

Audio Technica AT2020 Review

Most of today’s microphones are tremendously complex. Many feature switches and pads for filters that you can spend hours fiddling around with, but I just find all this confusion.  I want a simple device that does the job.  In this Audio Technica at2020 review, we’re going to investigate one such device: the Audio Technica AT2020. It is an attempt to …

Analog Synthesizer

Behringer Neutron Review (Should You Buy?)

Creating great music is impossible without the right music creation equipment, regardless of how good your post-production setup might seem. If you’ve been guilty of investing money in the wrong items, a high-quality synthesizer should be top of the agenda. Otherwise, you’ll continue to all into the same pitfalls. This honest Behringer Neutron review will show you why it’s one …

studio headphones

Production On A Budget: 5 Of The Best Studio Headphones For Under 100

Producing music with low-quality headphones is like trying to perform in a brass band with a plastic trumpet; it isn’t the right tool for the job. Picking up both the rich, sonorous bass and the acute treble within your tracks can only be achieved with a sensitive piece of equipment. This is crucial when you’re mixing, mastering, and producing music, …

Speakers

Mackie CR3 Review – Is It Worth Buying?

Even your sickest beats will struggle to create the desired impact if you don’t boast the right speakers. Back in the day, I used to waste good money on other accessories, but the value of a high-quality speaker system cannot be emphasized enough. My Mackie CR3 review will tell you why the little speakers pack a mighty punch! Presenting The …

The Best Turntables Under $500

Buying the equipment that you need to get started with making or producing music is one of the toughest things to do. It can all get pretty expensive as you start to need and buy more. One of the first things that you might need to buy is a turntable. However, this is one piece of equipment that doesn’t have …

2018 Guide to the Top Piano Headphones

As your passion for music constantly grows, it’s time to explore everything new to this topic. If you just purchased a digital piano, you are surely eager to discover its every feature. When it comes to headphones jack, you should know that there have been a lot of improvements here, too. So be curious and try to find the right …

Arturia Minilab MKII Review

As you’re beginning to develop your own workflow, you may find yourself stuck in a rut of tinkering with things for too long so they can sound a certain way. When I began using Ableton, I would get frustrated with trying to modulate the different parameters of a sound because I had no idea what I was doing but I …

The Best 25-Key MIDI Controllers For Musicians On A Budget This 2018

So you want to start making some music. Maybe you’re an aspiring beatmaker. You’ve already downloaded the programs you need, you’ve watched a few tutorials, and you’re ready to start producing some super hot fire. Or maybe you’re in a band, and you want to take advantage of some VST instruments to add more layers of music to your songs. …