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Top 10 Mic Stand Drink Holders (In 2022)

There’s nothing more horrifying to any live performer than the thought of getting on stage and your throat suddenly feeling dryer than the Sahara Desert and you not having a drink to hand. I’m sure you are fully aware of most setups; a standard mic stand, with nowhere to put your bottle of water, cans …

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12 Best Sound Cards For Music Production (In 2022)

External sound cards (audio interfaces) are the best way to improve your music production, but they can be expensive. The good news is that there are a lot of great options out there. But with so many choices, it can be hard to figure out which one is right for you and your budget. We …

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AT2020 vs NT1A – Which Is The Best Mic (In 2022)

In this article, we pit two heavyweight entry-level microphones head to head, the AT2020 vs NT1A. With so many options now on the market, it is always tricky to decide which is the best microphone to buy. This article will talk about two microphones that are great workhorses, well priced, and perfect for any home …

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Do You Write Music Or Lyrics First? (What’s Best?)

When trying to approach songwriting systematically, most musician’s main question is, do you write music or lyrics first? The answer to that question has to be boring and nuanced- “It depends on what type of an artist you are and what you are trying to express with your art.” However, the discussion doesn’t have to …

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Do You Need A MIDI Keyboard To Make Beats?

Making beats has become a central part of electronic music production. As there are many ways to approach this process, beginner producers are often faced with numerous questions. The hot topic seems to be regarding the MIDI controllers, or more specifically- Do you need a MIDI keyboard to make beats or produce music in the …

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Studio One vs Cubase (What DAW Suites You More)

With so many DAW’s to choose from these days, it can be hard to opt for the one that would perfectly match your workflow. In this Studio One vs Cubase “DAW battle,” let’s see which one will win you over. We’ll take a closer look at how similar and different they are and which features …

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Ableton Detune vs Transpose (How To Use Them)

Ableton Detune vs Transpose: How are they different? How are they similar? In this article, I explain how Ableton’s transpose and detune are different. I will also explain how these functions could be used in Ableton Live. Let’s dive straight in. What Does Transpose And Deune Do? To see the transpose and detune functions, it …

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How To Copy Automation In Ableton (Step-By-Step Guide)

If you are new to Ableton Live or are new to automation as a way of manipulating sound, you may be wondering how to copy automation in Ableton Live. How can you copy one track or clip’s automation to another – creating similar audio effects across multiple tracks? In this short article, I explain how …

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How To Stop Ableton From Crashing (Step-By-Step Guide)

There is nothing worse than creating a banger new song and having Ableton crash before saving the live set. Later versions of Ableton Live have a built-in save feature that will store information in case Ableton crashes. However, the automatic save feature is not perfect, and many of us have lost valuable parts of a …

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How To Record Vocals In Ableton (Simple Guide)

If you are wondering how to record vocals in Ableton, then look no further. By following our simple step-by-step guide, you’ll be recording vocals in no time! Let’s jump straight in… What You Will Need: Computer Ableton Audio interface Headphones Microphone Cables If you are not sure what an audio interface is, the simplest way …

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Is Ableton Suite Worth It? (Informative Guide)

Whether you are considering purchasing a secondhand license to an older version of Ableton Live Suite (yes, you can do that) or diving straight into the feature-packed Live 11 Suite, you may be wondering, ‘is Ableton Suite worth it?’ Let’s look at a few considerations for and against buying Live Suite and my reasons for …

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How To Stop Clipping In Ableton (Step-By-Step Guide)

Audio clipping can be a source of pain for producers. It can be difficult to identify what causes clipping and how to fix it. In this article, I’ll explain what it is, how to identify it, and how to stop clipping in Ableton Live. What Is Audio Clipping? Audio clipping happens when an audio signal …

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Does A MIDI Controller Need An Audio Interface? (Answered)

If you are a musician looking to get started in the recording world, you might be confused about how to do it. It can get overwhelming quickly, and more questions arise like: Does a MIDI controller need an audio interface? What are the essentials to get started? And how do you connect it all? These …

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Are Ableton Stock Plugins Good? (Take A Look)

If you are new to Ableton Live, you may be wondering what each of the stock ‘plugins’ (e.g., instruments and effects) do? Perhaps you are a seasoned producer looking at utilizing the CPU-saving potential of inbuilt plugins. Either way, Ableton has a host of plugins to suit your needs. This article looks at the pros …

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