How to Setup an Audio Interface to Record Audio

How to Setup an Audio Interface to Record Audio

As advanced as modern computers have become over recent years, your average computer or laptop is not up to the task of quality audio production and recording. Issues such as audio bandwidth and latency creep in as soon as you try to do anything remotely professional using your computer’s built-in hardware. Fortunately, audio interfaces remove … Read more

Do you need an Audio Interface for Pro Tools

Do you need an Audio Interface for Pro Tools

There can be no doubt that home recording has become incredibly popular – not to mention easy – over the past few years. Programs like Pro Tools make it easy to record, mix, and arrange a variety of instruments right from the comfort of your own home. However, it can be difficult to know what … Read more

How to Connect a Mixer to an Audio Interface

How to Connect a Mixer to an Audio Interface

If you record audio on your computer for any reason, you’ll likely have looked into adding a sound mixer into your setup. Audio interfaces essential, but they are just that; interfaces, and they often lack many of the capabilities needed for things like live recording (see the differences and similarities). At the same time, many … Read more

Do I Need An Audio Interface For A MIDI Keyboard?

Do I Need An Audio Interface For A MIDI Keyboard

With so much jargon surrounding computer-based music recording and production, it’s easy to get swamped by all the information. Sometimes simple questions become difficult questions through the online urinary Olympics of forums and gear sites. Latency? MIDI? Audio interfaces? A lot of the time, there’s a simple solution hiding in the vast ocean of information. … Read more

The Best Bass Guitar VST Plugins
[Free & Paid]

A useful bass guitar VST plugin could be all you need to have a track pack a punch. Here are some of the best bass guitar VST plugins to help your mix for free and with paid license options. If your music seems to be lacking oomph or power, it could be that your bass … Read more

21 Guitar Amp VST Plugins
[Free & Paid]

Blue Cat's Free Amp

Owning multiple guitar amps is expensive, and it takes up a lot of space. For the typical home studio, it’s just not practical to have a range of amps on hand. Fortunately, the world of software amp emulation has taken off in a big way, solving this problem. Here we’re going to look at a … Read more

Audio Interface vs. Mixer [EXPLAINED]

Audio Interface vs. Mixer

Choosing your home recording hardware can be a bit tricky. There are many factors to consider; Do you want to record with two microphones-you on the vocals while your friend on the guitar? Maybe you are looking to record a live session with your four-piece band, in that case, you’ll need four or more input … Read more

Best Bass Solos – [Top 15 Picks]

greatest bass solos

It seems as though time continues to go by, some things never change. Most things seem to get better with time, but there is no denying the fact that classic rock is what sticks around and seems to just get better as the years go by. Everyone loves classic rock music because it seems to … Read more

Recommended Bass Pedals for Grunge, Metal & Funk

Recommended Bass Pedals for Grunge, Metal & Funk

Each genre comes with a particular sound. Sometimes,¬†all you need is a few notes on the guitar and you instantly know whether you’re listening to grunge, to blues or to pop. But how do you achieve that sound? And how can pedals help you to develop your music in a given genre? When I first … Read more