Avid Release A Free But Limited Version Of Pro Tools

Looking to get into recording music? Pro Tools is a great professional bit of software, but until now would cost you $900. Not ideal for those getting started. ‘Pro Tools | First’ is Avid’s way…

Music Production – Synthesizers

Synths are at the core of any track with electronic instruments. It is basically an electronic instrument, capable of producing a large array of sounds, with plenty of options to alter the output sound. Developed…

Music Production – Soundation

For an in-browser free audio software, this is a great DAW. A nice layout, with little previous audio software use, this can be picked up in no time, and would be a great starting point…

Music Production – Mobile Apps

With smart phones and tablets getting more and more powerful, the quality and performance of the apps developed are getting more and more complex. Although not up to the standards of PC DAWs, some basic…

Music Production – Sequencing

Creating a song from scratch with nothing more than a laptop, USB/MIDI keyboard and creative ideas. A great way to get to know how to use your software is through practice. Sequencing is a good…

Music Production – Live Music Production

Live music production, mixing and remixing is done in a similar fashion to non-live music production. The music skills needed are much the same. Most DJs will try to use a laptop as little as…

Music Production – Recording Music

When it came to recording for me, the college gives students full access to all the studios equipment, including a high-end Mac Pro capable of recording multiple tracks at once, effects racks, instruments and amps,…

Music Production – Digital Audio Workstation

I studied A level music technology at Truro College for two years and picked up a good range of skills and techniques. I’ve learnt how to record and mix a song from scratch, sequence an…

First DAW To Touch On Windows 7

Multitrack Studio 6 has become one of the first to release a DAW (digital audio workstation) compatible with Windows 7. Not a¬†compulsory¬†feature of the software, in addition to the mouse and keyboard the DAW has…