A Music Technology Guide for Musicians
In this music technology guide I have put together a list of software and hardware that I have used or seen as an interesting and novel approach to music making.
Technology changes so fast and although I love keeping up with the lastest and greatest gadgets a great deal of the products bought to market can sometimes be a step backwards in terms of actually making music. They are often too complicated and the user manual is a useless piece of paper! Ultimately music technology should be used to aid the making of music and not force you to spend hours learning new techniques and methods.
The first music technology I have concentrated on is how you listen to your music:
What Mp3 Player's in Your Pocket?
What Headphones Do You Use?
From cheap $1 headphones to Bose noise canceling headphones which cost in the $100's to Stax headphones which cost $1000's.
Creating music using technology has come a long way from the humble piano and acoustic guitar and some may say that the forward march of progress hasn't increased the quality of music composed. But there is no denying that the influx of new and exciting methods has pushed the barriers of what can be achieved. One of the devices with the most potential is the
and of course
and of course not forgetting
the android contingent
The computer is still the hub for making music and two programs that are being used by millions of users are
and at the other of the spectrum
final cut pro
Recording is a huge topic
and a great way to get sound into your laptop is the
I've recently decided to transfer all my CD's onto a hard drive to save space. If you want to do the same check out my
best home media server page.
your top ten tracks
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