Headphones are a tricky subject when it comes to music production, specifically audio engineering. Most people make the mistake in assuming that they can use all headphones like gaming headphones for music production, but this is not the case at all. This post will discuss whether gaming headphones can be used in music production. Most […]
Do You Need A Sound Card For Music Production?
Most music producers can agree that figuring out what gear and specs you need for music production can be quite challenging. When I first start making beats, I relied on a laptop that had an in built sound card. It was difficult to work with for recording, mixing and mastering. As I got better and […]
Do XLR Cables Sound Better?
XLR cables are quite common in music and audio production work mainly because they are balanced cables. Balanced cables are simply cables that designed for a very specific applications which are situations where you have to run cables over a long distance for example a stadium set up for a performance. That’s not the only […]
How Much Storage Do I Need For Music Production?
Improvements in technology allow us to basically handle all music production processes on our computers. It is a well known fact that you need to have adequate storage space as a music producer in order to handle and keep all your projects and other necessary things that you need for your processes. So how much […]
Is Linux Good For Music Production?
Linux is an open-source operating system based on Linux kernel which is an operating system kernel first released on the 17th of September, 1991. One of the most frequently asked questions online by most producers is: “is linux good for music production?” A few years ago, I would not have recommended Linux for music production […]
Why Do Music Producers Use Mac’s?
When it comes to hardware, preference only plays a small part in the final purchasing decision. Usually, a person will get certain gear after they read a lot of reviews online or simply encounter somebody that has had experience with the said gear. Let’s discuss computer preference because it is a question that has been […]
Should I Get A Sub For My Studio?
Having the right sound system in a music production setting usually boils down to getting the right studio monitor speakers. It is for this reason that most people neglect and ignore the use of a Subwoofer, which may work well in some cases and not in others. So the question then becomes “Should I get […]
What Is A Control Room In A Recording Studio?
Anyone that may be looking to get into music production or has been a music producer for a reasonable amount of time has probably come across the term “control room” before. A control room in a recording studio is a room where music producers, technicians, sound engineers, record engineers and mastering engineers manage their various music […]
Is Piano Easier Than Guitar?
As a beginner music producer picking the right instrument is very vital and helpful to your process. The piano and guitar are a good place to start but it’s always helpful to understand which is easier between the two. A piano is much easier to play and learn compared to guitar because with piano all […]
Is A 13 Inch Laptop Too Small For Music Production?
People that are looking to get into music production often wonder what computer will suit them best in order for them to be able to pull off a good job. Laptops come in different sizes and the question that gets tossed around a lot is; “Is a 13 inch laptop too small for music production?” […]