MIDI Quantization Explained – Audio Mentor

What is quantization? You can find the quantizing option in most DAWs like Ableton Live, Cubase, Logic X, etc. Imagine you record a MIDI drum pattern into your DAW. Because we’re humans, you’ll probably have some timing mistakes while hammering down on your MIDI controller. This is where quantization comes to save your recording. With […]

The Guitarist’s Christmas Wishlist 2015

With Christmas just around the corner, many of you will be out to hopefully be able to grab great music deals. Today’s post is aimed towards the recording guitarist or if you’re someone looking to pick up the guitar. Here are some Christmas shopping recommendations for the aspiring guitarist who is looking to make a […]

4 Reasons to Use Single Pedals

1.Freedom of Choice. With single pedals you are free to mix and match any combination of pedals you want by any manufacturer in the world. This is a huge plus point as there are often many similar types of pedals available from different manufactures. Take the overdrive pedal for example. To this day guitarists all […]

5 Tips on What To Do In a Music Shop

1. Take Your Time. Take your time. Take all the time you need. You are investing your limited financial resources into a piece of equipment which will eventually pay for itself and even help you profit if you’re a working musician. Never let scare tactics like “This is the last model!” or “I’ll only offer […]

Review: Frei:raum by Sonible

I’ve always wondered if people still need to make 3rd party EQ plugins, when there are already great EQ plugins built into most standard DAWs. When the makers of frei:raum EQ asked if I would like to review their latest EQ plugin, I thought alright, but what was I going to say? An EQ is an EQ right? […]

10 Things To Buy During Black Friday To Improve Your Production

Black Friday, the biggest sale of the year is when musicians and producers get to buy the music gears, softwares, education and stuff at discounted rates. It’s the time of the year to save up on that hard earned dollars and perhaps invest in things that only matters towards improving your art at music production. […]

4 Reasons Why You Should Get a Multi Effects Pedal

Multi effects pedals today come in all shapes and sizes for almost any price range. Today we’re going to take a look a 4 reasons why you should and shouldn’t get one! 1.Value For Money There’s no denying it. Especially for beginners, multi effects give lots of bang for the buck. For around 100-200USD you […]

Music Arranger? Learn These 4 Basic Rhythms

To be a great music arranger, you need to be extremely versatile. It’s important to know and understand various types of music genres and then be able to arrange musicq quickly at given notice. I believe that you need master the fundamentals of various music genres to be a great music arranger. I’m by no […]

6 Tips For Buying Electric Guitars

1.Understand how amplifiers and effects can influence how you sound. The truth is that unlike acoustic guitars, the guitar isn’t all there is to it. Among the things that contribute to how you sound playing the electric guitar besides the guitar itself and you playing it  include the amplifier, the effects you’re using as well […]