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Are Studio Beats Good For Mixing?

Beats Headphones popularly known as beats by dre are consumer headphones, developed by the Beats company founded by Hiphop producer Dr. Dre and record executive Jimmy Lovine. By design, studio Beats headphones are not meant for mixing because they have an over emphasized low and mid range frequency response, which greatly alters any sounds being […]

What Is The Difference Between A MIDI Keyboard And A Keyboard?

The difference between Midi Keyboards and Keyboards is a very common question in the music production community. To cure yourself of misconceptions, you need to understand the premise within which they both work and have an understanding. The difference between a Midi Keyboard and a Keyboard is that a Midi keyboard acts as a controller […]

Do You Need Speakers For Music Production?

Speakers are essential and they play an important role in music production. What matters even more is your ability to recognize what music should sound like on different play back systems. You need speakers for music production in order to hear and perceive audio accurately to make better recording, mixing and mastering decisions. Studio Monitor […]

Is Sprayfoam Good For Soundproofing?

As means to deaden sounds and keep a space as soundproof as possible, a material like Spray foam could be a consideration. Spray foam acts as insulation for walls and ceilings and maybe effective when paired with other materials that have mass. Spray foam on its own is not an effective soundproof material, but it […]

What Is The Best Wood For A Recording Studio?

Constructing a recording studio is a delicate matter because it involves adopting certain materials and disregarding others. Not every type of material will work in the construction of a recording studio setup, therefore you have to choose the right material or hire an expert to point you in the right direction. The best wood for […]

Is Foam Or Rubber Good For Soundproofing?

Soundproofing is applied to reduce and remove unwanted sound from a particular space. It is a good way to maintain the sound properties of a room by eliminating unwanted noise like foot steps, traffic and any other genaral noise. Rubber and Acoustic Foam serve two different purposes in the soundproofing process. Acoustic foam is used […]

Do I Need An Expensive Audio Interface?

One of the myths that exist in music production is the “expensive gear myth”. People always associate expensive gear to quality work but that is far from the truth. What matters more is the person behind the equipment, but in certain situations expensive gear is much better suited than average priced gear. So do you […]

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