Beginners DAW – Quick Thoughts

The marketplace foe DAWs (Digital Audio Workstations) has become so crowed with lots of really good software. For the beginner, this will be overwhelming. Of course they all come with free or trial versions, but you could spend a lifetime trying to find the best choice. Optimizing your buying choice could be a major waste … Read more

Best Home Studio Audio Interface in 2020

Music production is one of the fields that are so blessed by the fantastic technological development of the last 30 years. Back in the day owning a studio meant that you had to invest a whole lot of money in buying all kinds of gear needed for proper operation: multi-track tape machines, 2 track tape … Read more

Best DAW Laptop in 2020

Finding the perfect centerpiece for your DAW setup is hard. There are so many variables that come into play when choosing the best DAW laptop for your studio – and there are so many choices nowadays, from so many different manufacturers that the task of picking something out can seem a little daunting. The good … Read more

Best Audio Interface Under $1000 in 2020

I always say that declaring a product or another to be the best of its kind is misleading. There is no such thing as a general best. The best audio interface  is the one that best suits your needs and setup. However, to make this an objective evaluation we will be looking for i/o format … Read more

Best XLR Cables in 2020

We could talk for days about all kinds of gear: consoles, compressors, equalizers, microphone preamps and audio interfaces – all of these are worthless without something to connect the microphone to the actual gear. Truth be told cables are one of the most overlooked parts of a recording rig and they are actually very important. … Read more

Best Portable Audio Interfaces in 2020

best portable audio interface is the apogee jam

Never have audio interfaces been so portable. In the past moving a recording rig to a new location meant a big rack with preamps and converters and whatnot but I often find myself fitting my whole recording system in a backpack. This portability is quite amazing but some manufacturers took it to the next level … Read more

Audio Interfaces with the Best Pre-Amplifiers in 2020

Audio interfaces are a sum of parts that act like a Swiss army knife/ multi-tool in more and more home and project studios. They serve as an input and output device, A/D converter, pre-amplification, monitoring and some of them even offer processing capabilities – a studio in a little box. These devices are so good … Read more

Best DAW For Electronic Music Production in 2020

Ableton Live is the best daw for electronic music production

There are a lot of DAW’s out there and they all provide the same tools in different formats. With all major DAW’s you can basically create a song from scratch and do all tasks associated with music production: recording, editing, arranging, mixing and mastering. I think it is safe to say that you can make … Read more

Best Cheap Audio Interfaces for Guitar in 2020

With the continuous development of cheaper and cheaper decent quality options for musicians out there to use for recording themselves at home, the markets for these products are just booming. I remember my first audio interface to this day – I was 11 and I was extraordinarily curious about recording myself play guitar so I … Read more