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Musical signs and symbols
music theory.

60 musical symbols and signs that everyone should know

We humans have been playing and enjoying music for as long as we can remember. But at some point, people realised that they needed to develop a kind of "language" to write down musical ideas and have them interpreted by other ...

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Modern MIDI Setup
Music production

What is MIDI? A comprehensive overview of one of the most important inventions in music history

MIDI is one of the best inventions in the history of audio/music production. MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) is the standard protocol for electronic musical instruments and computers to interact with various hardware. MIDI ...

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What are LUFS?
mastering

What are LUFS and what are they for?

Have you ever been listening to music when suddenly the next song starts and it's so loud that you have to turn down the volume? Or the other way around: you have to turn up the volume a lot so that the new song ...

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Best Dynamic Microphones in 2022
Gear

Dynamic microphones: explanation, functionality + the 11 best models in 2022

You hear the term "dynamic" very often in audio, but here the term has a different meaning. With a dynamic microphone, it refers to a physical phenomenon that takes place inside the microphone - a ...

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Theremin Instrument: Explanation, History and Purchase Recommendation
Gear

Theremin: explanation, history and purchase recommendations in 2022

Have you ever seen this strange instrument that looks like something out of a science fiction movie? The musician stands in front of a "box" with two long antennae and moves his hands to produce sounds. This electronic ...

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Best Studio Monitors in 2022
Product comparison

The 9 Best Studio Monitors in 2022

The topic of studio monitors is an extremely important one when it comes to studio equipment. I would even say that studio monitors are the most important equipment in a recording studio. That's why some studios spend over €100,000 on monitors ...

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The 5 best rap microphones
Gear

The 8 best microphones for rappers and singers in 2022

When you're recording your bars for the world to hear, you need a proper microphone to record your rap vocals. So you're probably looking for the best mic for your scope. I have ...

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The best audio interfaces
Product comparison

The 8 Best Audio Interfaces in 2022 (USB & Thunderbolt)

With modern audio interfaces, recording high-quality audio is easier today than ever before. A few decades ago, there was no choice but to go to a professional studio to make a record.

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The best DJ controllers in 2022
Gear

The best DJ controllers and mixers in 2022

Are you looking for the best DJ controller for producing and live performances? It's not easy, because there are so many options on the market that it's hard to choose.

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What is the best DAW? We compare 12 of the smoothest DAWs in the world
Music production

The 12 Best DAWs in 2022

In the past, recording studios had mixing desks and tape machines - today you only need a DAW, a "Digital Audio Workstation". With a DAW, you can record, edit, mix and master music - something that used to be ...

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Music production: everything you need to know
Music production

Producing music: 5 important things for music production

Do you want to produce your own music? What are the most important aspects of producing good music? We're sure you've wondered how your favourite artists make their songs. Music production can be ...

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The Best Over-Ear Headphones
Gear

The 8 Best Over-Ear Headphones for Hi-Fi and Music Production in the Studio

As a music producer, you know how important it is to have a good pair of headphones. Not only do they help you hear the details in your mix, but they also allow you to focus on your music.

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