Getting Started feature articles
How To Set a Bass Amp - Find A Good Sound With Your Bass Amp
It's almost that time of year again and my body and mind are already longing for some well-deserved holidays sitting next to the fire with a hot cup of chocolate. But before that happens and we can all go enjoy ourselves, I will close my short tutorial series.
Best Large-Diaphragm Condenser Mics from $150 to $300 (… - The top large-diaphragm condenser microphones between $150 and $300 (€100 and €200)
An indispensable tool in any studio, condenser mics allows us to record vocals as well acoustic instruments. Today, many brands offer large-diaphragm FET condenser mics for home studios on moderate budgets. Here are the results of our survey regarding your favorite large-diaphragm condenser mics between $150 and $300 (€100 and €200).
How To Choose Your Ideal USB DJ Controller - Three Criteria For Choosing A USB DJ Controller
Digital mixing has been democratized the last couple of years, reaching the public at large. And with it we have seen the appearance of all sorts of USB controllers on the market. There are controllers for all tastes, uses and DJ levels. Making the right choice without messing up is getting harder every time...
How to Control Your Sequencer With an iPad - The Best Control Surfaces for iPad
I could already hear the outcry when I was writing these lines: "Touchscreen technology will never replace real pots!", "The Wi-Fi latency is huge no matter what!", "Apple isn't the only thing out there...", "Is this for real?"
How To Adapt To A Specific Vocal Range - Transpose A Guitar According To The Vocal Range
A guitarist must frequently adapt to the voice of the singer and specially to his or her own vocal range. How should this be done?
How to Make Sure Your First Public Performance Goes Rig… - 5 Tips to Prepare Yourself Before Mixing In Public
Regardless of whether you are a beginner or experienced DJ, you might dread mixing live, which is a legitimate feeling... Here are some tips to plan ahead and avoid ugly surprises.
Choosing the Right Electric Guitar String Set - Which electric guitar string set should you buy?
For many years, when we were forced to leave our comfortable home to buy strings, we trusted our favorite salesman to recommend us an adequate set. Thanks to the Internet, there is no need to waste such energy now... But it is easy to get lost with all the options available. Here are some tips to avoid choosing strings based solely on the packagin…
The Best Large Diaphragm Condenser Mics Under $150/€100 - The Top Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphones Under $150/€100
An indispensable tool in any studio, condenser mics allows us to record vocals as well acoustic instruments. Today, many brands offer large-diaphragm FET condenser mics for home studios on limited budgets. Here are the results of our survey regarding your favorite large-diaphragm condenser mics under $150/€100.
Mastering Progressive Transitions - Two Techniques to Achieve Great Transitions
When we start out as DJs we often ask ourselves where to begin to learn all the basics. Beginners can easily get lost thinking about the choice of equipment to use, the songs to mix and, especially, the different ways to go from one song to the other. So let's start by demystifying some things…
The Top Reverb Plug-ins - The Best Virtual Algorithmic Reverbs
Frequently underestimated by beginners, the quality of a reverb plug-in can make a huge difference in the production of a song. That's why we made a brief review of the most essential plug-ins in this genre.