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Why Can’t I Hear Anything In Studio One? (Easy Fix)

Software problems can be one of the major killjoys of producing music. You might be all set to start laying down your track, and all of a sudden, you can’t hear anything. For those wondering, “why can’t I hear anything in Studio One?” we’ll go through some of the most common reasons and how you …

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Is a Sound Card Necessary For Music Production?

In this day and age, when most musicians are struggling financially, every saved penny counts.  It’s only natural to want to save some money and ask ourselves, “is a sound card necessary for music production?”  In this article, I’ll go over a few advantages of having one, so you can weigh up if it’s one …

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How To Stop Ableton Making ASD Files (Simple Steps)

You may be wondering what .asd files are in Ableton Live. Simply put, they stand for Ableton Sample Analysis File. They record metadata about each sample. Each asd file will include certain parameters, such as warp marker, warp mode, transpose, and loop settings. The problem is, these files can take up space (usually in your …

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How To Activate Offline Samples In Ableton

One of the great mysteries for anyone involved in music production is when samples seem to inexplicably disappear from a Live set when using Ableton.  If this happens to you, do not fear.  In this article, I explain how to activate offline samples in Ableton, so you can rest easy, knowing your samples are safe …

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Why Can’t I Hear Playback In Ableton? (Problem Solved)

There’s nothing worse than sitting down ready to start recording and not being able to hear anything. Luckily in this article, I will provide simple solutions to help you, so you can get back to creating instead of wondering, “Why can’t I hear playback in Ableton?” Step 1: Check your output settings Check your output …

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How To Change The Pitch Of A Sample In Ableton

In this article, I explain how to change the pitch of a sample in Ableton Live in a few simple steps. Step 1: Transpose  To see the transpose and detune functions, it helps to click on an audio sample on an audio track.  I left-click on the sample twice in the arrangement view and notice in the clip view below that there is …

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Building A Home Studio On A Budget (Ultimate Guide)

Building a home studio on a budget has never been easier. The advancement in audio technology has decreased the demand for professional recording studios to a point where you can produce amazing-sounding records from the comfort of your own home. And for cheap! In this guide, I’ll give you some valuable tips on what studio …

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The Best Home Recording Studio Lighting (In 2022)

You’ve invested in some quality studio gear, got your working area set up, you’ve set aside some time, and are all ready to go. Still, when you sit down to work, nothing comes to your mind… Perhaps what you need is to create an environment that will give that inspiration a little push. We’re going …

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How To Use A Sampler (Complete Guide)

The sampler was a game-changer in the development of modern music. It revolutionized the way people approach making music, paving the way to the yet unheard sonic landscapes and inspiring a whole new generation of record producers. In this article, I will explain how to use a sampler, along with all the things you need …

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Building A Computer For Music Production (Step-By-Step)

Building a computer for music production yourself might seem like a daunting task, but with the right guidance, it can be a walk in the park. With computers taking over a central position in most studios, it is well worth spending some effort choosing the best option within your budget. In this article, I’ll suggest …

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HyperX Quadcast vs Blue Yeti (Which Is Best For You?)

If you are anything like me when shopping for studio gear or looking to upgrade your setup, the constant debate I have is how to balance the sound quality of the audio with the budget I have to spend.  I don’t exactly need a Neumann TLM 170 R for my sessions. I prefer plug-and-play options …

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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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