Producing music can be quite challenging sometimes, not only from a technical but also from a financial point of view. Getting all the right equipment can be quite expensive and spending all those money can be quite frustrating. When i buy a new piece of equipment i make sure i have looked everywhere for the right bargain.
Today i want to introduce you to a super duper piece of equipment, the Alesis V61.
ALESIS V61 THE “ALL IN ONE” KEYBOARD.
This keyboard is basically “ALL IN ONE”. I’ve owned one for quite a while now and i have no intention to get rid of it anytime soon. Do you know what’s the thing i love the most about this keyboard?? It is very very cheap!!!!!!!
I love this keyboard so much because it allows me to do pretty much everything...
Pioneer DDJ ERGO
There are a lot of controllers, mixers, turntables and Dj equipment out there and today we will be reviewing one of the smallest and simplest DDJ controller, The PIONEER DDJ ERGO. It is a very compact Dj controller and i love it. The best part about this DJ controller is the fact of carrying it around. It’s very easy to carry, set up and start playing.
Obviously this controller is not really advanced, i would say it is perfect for a beginner DJ or just somebody that wants to have fun with it. You could easily run a party with the DDJ ERGO. I actually used it for a wedding!
Some of the cool features are the Sampler, the Auto Loop, and Hot cues...
The Best DJ Speakers
-Quality at an Affordable Price!-
When it comes down to DJ speakers, you need to know what you are looking for! Buying the first set of speakers that you find is definitely not the right choice for you. Of course, if you already are a DJ it’s be a different story!
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Well, i think that even before you start looking for some there are a few guide line that you can follow. First thing first, you’ll need to know for how many people you will perform for. Are you a DJ for Private Parties, Weddings, Clubs etc..? Obviously if you only do Private Parties, you definitely won’t need powerful speakers...
Being a Dj is not as fun as it sounds like. Don’t get me wrong if you love music i am sure you’ll enjoy or maybe you already do! But in my Dj career i’ve understood that other then knowing how to mix tracks, GEAR is another important aspect. Certain products like mixers, CDJ’s, Headphones etc. can limit us to do our job properly. An underestimated piece of DJ gear are Headphones. The concept is simple. How can you perform at your best if you can’t hear the music properly in your ears?
There are many headphones for DJ out there. Finding a good pair or just simply the ones for your needs can be a bit tricky. Since i’ve changed quite a few headphones, i thought will be nice to list the best DJ headphones out there in this article and do the hard work for you!
Best Microphones for Recording Rap Vocals.
To obtain the best result when recording your rap vocals, you’ll need a good microphone, of course. There are so many microphone out there and if you don’t know which one is best for you, deciding the one to buy can be quite a challenging task. After a lot of research and just by asking my friends that rap, i came up with 5 of the best microphones for recording rap vocals.
Everybody has a different financial situation and a different budget to follow. For this reason i came up with the best microphones for recording rap vocals going from as little as $100 to more than $600. Obviously the price has a big influence on the quality of the microphone and consequence the quality of the recording...
Studio Monitors are definitely a “core” piece of equipment if you want to get really good mix. you want to buy once to use them for a long period of time. No matter what your budget is, saving a bit of money never hurts. So I thought i’d make this article, to give you an idea, and explore some good option you have .
I did a research and i found some low budget studio monitors that have a nice reputation and many music producers uses. Obviously, the more money you allow to spend, the better the quality can be. But sometime, when you are looking to a certain price range, the price doesn’t mean good quality. So, if you compare a pair of studio monitors with some others that have the same price range, also if the price is low they both have the exact same quality...
The Elektron Octatrack.
The music technology is moving fast, faster then we all think. MPC, MPD, midi keyboard and all the rest they are always evolving. Today we introduce the coolest multifunction sampler, the Elektron Octatrack. This Multifunction sampler is very advanced and you can basically do anything you want with it. Manipulating and sampling music thanks to this Multifunction sampler is quick! Sampling, slicing and composing all built into a compact device easy to carry around and smarter then the human brain. Before getting some good sound out of this Multifunction sampler, quite a bit of practice just to getting confident with the device is a MUST...