The Best Vocal Effects Processor

top 5 vocal effects processors

We are all looking to create a better version of ourselves. Yes, our imperfections and mannerisms are what moulds our unique characters and help us build our identities. But anything that patches our flaws and makes us better at what we do is always welcome. As a vocalist, there is absolutely no shame in getting…

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Best Condenser Mic for Lead Vocals and Home Recording

best condenser mic

Recording good lead vocals takes much more than a beautiful voice. And there is only so much that even an experienced engineer can do with harsh, distorted, and clipped vocals. The quality of your vocals depends largely on how well your microphone captures your voice and arrests the negative elements in your recording environment. Your…

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The Best Keyboard Amp for Live Performances

top 5 keyboard amps

Nothing beats the thrill of a live band performance. Unless, of course, you are the drowned out keyboardist who can’t hear yourself play. You know you need your own dedicated amp because the other players with louder instruments always play over your keyboard. It sucks.  But with so many options out there, it can be…

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Best All-In-One AV Mixer for Small Event Filming and Live Streaming

best all in one av mixer

Video content is a hot topic right now. Google’s data suggests half of all millennials would stop whatever they are doing to watch a video. And it’s not just regular, recorded video. There is a growing, captive audience that prefer their video content streamed live. In short, video works. As a video content creator, you…

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The Best USB Microphone for Rapping

USB mics for rappers

You have penned what you are sure will be your ticket to the big stage. And you are confident you will blow those hard-to-please record label execs away. But putting it all down on tape, your rap bars just don’t sound right on this home studio setup you have right now. You are stumped… Yet…

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Magix Music Maker Review

magix music maker

Choosing a DAW when you know very little about them is daunting. Making matters worse: Now there are so many of them that few stand out. Everyone has their favorite, which, because you may not agree with their taste in music, or approach to music production, won’t necessarily tick all the boxes for you. Today…

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Best DAW for Beginners (Digital Audio Workstation)

best DAW for beginners

So you are dead set on becoming a music producer? …and now know you can put together the 5 things you need to start making your own beats for just $300! Time to cross one of those – DAW software – off the list. Today I will walk you through the best DAW options available…

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The 5 Things You Need for Making Your Own Beats for Less Than $300

5 things you need to make your own beats

You know you should be making beats. Because everything else bores you to sleep. So what’s stopping you? Maybe you’re wondering what equipment you need, and agonizing about whether you can come up with the required budget. Or maybe you’re just over-analyzing things. So I have paused my own beats to break it all down…

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The Best Guitar Books for Beginners

best guitar learning books

The internet has made learning available to everyone. You can find learning material for pretty much any skill or discipline online, including guitar playing. Yet for most of us, the time-tested medium of reading books is still a hard one to look past. But there are just too many books out there, and finding the…

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The Best Guitar Practice Chairs and Stools

guitar practice chairs and stools

Guitar practice can be a little punishing for the body at times. A little comfort while you practice is a good idea. And, even if you prefer to practice while standing, you will want to park it all down on a comfortable chair or stool and give your legs and back some rest after a…

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