What is the best portable DAW software (Digital Audio Workstation) for mixing and recording directly from your USB flash drive/memory stick? Let’s find out!
If you’re considering making the switch from Audacity to Pro Tools then this is for you. Find out what’s different between the two DAWs, what’s the same and how to switch from Audacity to Pro Tools without the overwhelm.
Audacity is a free and simple to use digital audio workstation. It’s great for those of you getting started with audio. But is Audacity any good for professional use? In this video, I go over the three main reasons why I still use Audacity today for certain audio tasks, and why you should too.
Your choice of digital audio workstation (or DAW) will shape the way that you record, program, edit and mix your music. But does it really matter which one you choose? And how much does your choice really affect the end result? These are the questions that we’re going to be answering today.
Why would anyone need to buy an EQ plugin? Every DAW already has an EQ included, right? Compressors too. Why pay more for a compressor that has basically the same functions? There are a few good reasons, and we’re going to find out what they are. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t make professional mixes with only stock plugins. Let’s talk about the situations in which you might choose stock over third party or third party over stock. This is… Stock Plugins vs. 3rd Party Plugins! Let the battle commence!
Learn the full mixing process in this “Mixing a Rock Song From Start To Finish” video series. In this first part you will find out how to prepare your DAW for mixing and how to balance levels – one of the most important parts of the mix. Feel free to follow along with me on one of your own mixes!
Click tracks are a good thing! Find out how to set up a click track quickly so you don’t interrupt the creative process when recording. This works for any version of Pro Tools on PC or Mac.
Have you recorded a part in multiple sections? Or have you make loads of cuts and edits to a take? This can make editing the part as a whole quite tricky. That’s where consolidating audio comes in. Let’s find out how to consolidate audio in Pro Tools.
Do you want to learn how to mix music for free without having to leave your home? There’s nothing stopping you. Everything you need to get you started can be found online. Let’s find out what you need and where to get it from in four steps.
Getting started with music production on your computer doesn’t need to be expensive. A digital audio workstation, or DAW, is one of the most essential components of a music studio. And, while they can get pricey, there are plenty of free options available. I’ve put together a list of the best free DAWs 2020 has to offer. I’ve included something for everyone, depending on what you want to learn and what your needs are.