Arpeggiators are magic. But how exactly do they work? Today, we explore the history of the arpeggiator, the best DAW solutions, and much more.
We went through the wide range of MIDI keyboards on the market today to help you find your perfect keyboard match.
Looking for sweet, free VST plug-ins with zero strings attached? Check out the best VST plugins that take your sound from meh to monster.
If you’re a singer-songwriter, podcaster, or content creator, a great USB mic can help you take your work to a new level. Check out our list of favorites.
When you’re writing pop-punk riffs, lo-fi beats, or ethereal indie pop, you need the right guitar. Don’t have one? Check out the best free guitar VST plugins you can download right now.
We catch up with techno maven Boys Noize about the making of his new album +/- (Polarity), his modular synthesis journey, how to finish tracks, and more.
We chat with prolific electronic producer Machinedrum about plugins, collaboration, organizing your samples, the importance of taking breaks, and much more.
Home recording can be tough if you’re living with roommates or working with limited space. Here’s the best compact gear for an effective small music studio.
Podcasts will never replace songs, but the best music podcasts can help artists better understand the universe of music around them.
Singles reign supreme, but artists of all levels can benefit from releasing an EP: a mini-album that’s usually between 3-6 songs.
You know how important the kick drum is in practically all popular music from blues to techno. The stakes are pretty high, so it makes sense to learn about what makes a kick tick.
If you want total control over height, direction, and physical placement to get the most out of your speakers, you need the right stands.
Traveling is an essential part of being a musician and the most important travel item you need is your gig bag, or backpack.
Convolution reverb can transport a listener to a cathedral, an arena, or a cozy studio. Here’s an explainer and top plugin picks!
MIDI controllers are one of the first purchases in any home studio. Here’s a guide for musicians on how to buy a MIDI controller that’s perfect for you.
What’s an instrument appraisal? We talked with several instrument appraisers, an insurance agent, and a professional musician to get answers.
Looking for the best studio monitor speakers? From the Output Frontier to the Presonus Eris E5, there’s something for every genre and budget.
Looking for a studio chair that’s comfortable and affordable? In this article, Output lists the 13 best chairs for music production!
If you make and release music, chances are you’ve heard the word publishing thrown around. And you probably have questions. We went to the experts at Songtrust to get answers.
Antelope vs. Apogee? Universal Audio vs. Focusrite? Find the best USB audio interface in this guide to take your sound to the next level.
Get production advice and studio tips from three Grammy-winning hip-hop producers: Larrance Dopson, Om’Mas Keith, and Hit-Boy.
9 lifestyle changes for musicians to hit the ground running in 2022, from studio organization tips to signing up for free online courses.
Greg Townley mixes big movie music. He has over 100 credits, including titles like “Downsizing,” “Up In the Air,” and “Wedding Crashers.”