Category: Review

A Digital Audio Workstation Software Comparison

Since the 90s when people first started getting into home recording, there have been digital audio workstations (DAWs), albeit some limited ones. Even today, people continue to debate which one is the best one to get started with — a task that seems even more difficult today with how many options there are to pick from.

OPTION ONE: ABLETON LIVE

 

Anyone who has heard of the term DAW has probably heard about Ableton Live, which has gained popularity for its ability to break down ideas into a simple sequencer. It’s more commonly just referred to as “Ableton,” dropping the “Live” portion — though it does provide capabilities to support a live performance, despite its fame for studio work.

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Top 5 Midi Controllers for the Home Studio

Whether you are a singer, a producer, a DJ, or a composer, in this day and age you will most likely work digitally at some point in time to make your music. A good midi controller can be an invaluable tool to help with your efforts to lay down tracks.

There is a huge range of midi controllers available, both in regards to quality and to price. The aim of this article is to provide you with advice on which midi controller is best suited for where you are in your musical career. The list starts from the cheapest models, for the new musician just starting to learn the ropes, and progresses towards the expensive models for the semi-professional who wants to have a lot of extra features in their midi controller.

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Arturia MicroBrute Analog Synthesizer Review

Is it time to go out and get a new synthesizer? The MiniBrute from Arturia has been a success and they didn’t hold back with a new option on the market. The “MicroBrute” is a smaller version and has been picking up steam in recent times. Let’s take a look at this in-depth review to see how it holds up to the rest.

100% Analogue Signal Path

Analogue technology has been evolving over the years and no one wants something that is not going to produce 100% quality. It is just not worth it. In this regard, you are going to get a complete 100% analogue signal path and that is reason alone to take this seriously.

It stands out over the rest because of this reality. The size might be deceiving, but you are going to be getting full value with regards to how it has been designed and the features it has to offer. This is key to note down for those who are thinking about making the purchase.

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Roland AIRA System-1, TB-3, and TR-8 Product Review

Roland’s recent release of their new AIRA product line marks a significant shift in the company’s approach to releasing instruments which will certainly shock many vintage lovers and traditionally purist analog enthusiasts.

The System-1, TR-8, and TB-3 are each uniquely modern in appearance and circuitry, although Roland has made significant successful efforts to mimic classic vintage analog tones with their new and unique analog circuit behavior. So while these products are not 100% analog, do not worry! They sound almost identical to the standard analog products while offering digital flexibility that older models never could, all at affordable prices much lower than old-fashioned analog synthesizers.

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Behringer MS16 Speaker Review

Among the market of 4″ woofers, you are not going to want something that won’t sound good. It can be challenging to spot the speakers that are going to bring a smile to your face and ensure you are more than good to go with regards to the purchase that has been made. In the end, you have to be willing to pay attention to the options that are out and about in this regard. Let’s take a look at what the Behringer MS16 Speaker is all bout and whether it has the quality you need.

Wonderful Sound Quality

Let’s begin with the sound quality as that is what you are going to care about the most. The sound is crisp, clear, and downright powerful. It is going to provide you with sound reproduction that is both seamless and well integrated into the setup regardless of how you have it being sued.

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