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Nektar SE49 MIDI Controller Review – Why Beginners Should Buy This

MIDI Controllers can be expensive, turning beginners away from music production. That said, many times, even seasoned music producers don’t use every function available on a MIDI controller. Lucky for beginners, we have MIDI controllers like the Nektar SE49.  The SE49 makes an inexpensive MIDI controller for beginners, without the fluff and only the essentials. […]

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Zoom F2 Field Recorder Review – Impressive 32-bit float audio!

In the past years, field recording tech has more or less been around the same. Most of the technological advancements have been around improving mic pre-amps, digital functions, microphones, and multitracking. But with the arrival of 32-bit float audio recorders, changes everything in field audio recording. What’s 32-bit float recording? With 32-bit float, forget about […]

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Zoom PodTrak P8 Review – A tough fight against the RODECaster Pro

A podcasting mixer (mixer made for podcasters), functions a little differently from usual digital audio mixers. I put my hands on the  recently. It’s a multitrack podcast recorder, mixer, and audio interface. Watch my review video below:  In this post, I’ll be sharing my thoughts about the PodTrak P8 from the standpoint of a music […]

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Which should come first? EQ or compression?

There’s no doubt about it; compression and EQ are absolutely essential tools for any audio engineer. Learning how to use each of them correctly is crucial, but learning how to use them together is just as important. Why? Simply because switching the order of the two can produce drastically different results. On top of that, […]

DAW Unable to Detect MIDI Controller on Windows? Try This

Updated: 5th August 2021 Over the past few months, I’ve been trying lots of MIDI controllers on my Windows computer. Then last week, when I tried using a new MIDI controller, the Korg microkey2 Air, it didn’t work on my computer. My DAW, Cubase couldn’t detect the MIDI controller as an input. Even Windows wasn’t […]

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What and How To Use a Limiter (for Music Production)

A limiter is a popular effect used in music production. But many new music producers don’t quite understand how it works – so I’ll be attempting to explain it today. This post is not a mere repetition of what you see on the internet. Instead, it will cover in full detail, everything you need to […]

10 Home Recording Studio Essentials for Beginners

Are you an aspiring artist who wants to build your own recording studio? They say start small, but where do you really start? Having a home recording studio is something that is now becoming fairly common among music producers, artists, and even hobbyists. The thing about the modern recording studio today – is you really […]

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Zoom H8 12-Track Portable Recorder Review & Demo

Around 15 years ago, in the year 2006, I took up my first music arrangement classes at a local recording studio. Computer-based music production was just starting to hit the mainstream market and things were exciting. I started arranging music in the box with Logic Express 7, and before long, realized I needed to record […]