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, …

Dubturbo Review: 4 Reasons Why I DON’T Recommend It For Aspiring Beatmakers

Occasionally, I review software and pieces of gear here at Make Beats 101 if I find them useful for producers and other musicians. Because there’s already way too many things being advertised to us, I try to only review things that are beneficial to our goal of making great quality music. Since I want to maintain my sense of integrity, …

Reason Essentials Review: The $69 Studio-In-A-Box For Making Beats On A Budget

Let me start off today’s post with a simple question: how does wasting years of your time and spending hundreds of dollars on beatmaking programs that you’ll never end up using appeal to you? If you’re a normal human being, then it prooooooobably doesn’t sound like something you’d want to do. After all, the whole point of this site is …