Archive for DJ & Studio Gear


What Equipment Do You Need to Start a Band?

What Equipment Do You Need to Start a Band?
November 10, 2022

It’s a great time to start a band. While electronic music is the mainstream leader, genres like rock, soul, punk, metal, and funk are alive and well. Not sure where to begin? This article will cover the must-have equipment to start a band.  Instruments  Instruments are the first items to go on any gig equipment […]

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What Are the Best EQ Settings for Perfect Sound?

EQ settings on a musical device
August 24, 2022

Whether you’re an audiophile or a regular music listener, you understand that all songs and music genres sound different. What you think sounds catchy or beautiful might be off-putting to someone else. This exact principle applies in getting a perfect EQ. The world of music recording and listening revolves around thousands of different ways to […]

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The Evolution of the DJ

DJ in black and white
December 14, 2021

In today’s society, disc jockeys, or DJs, play a significant role in entertainment culture. Some are high-profile celebrities who can pack venues during live sets. Others are known for their collaborations with rappers and singers, giving them catchy beats to put their vocals over. DJs can be the life of the party, turning a low-energy […]

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Essentials for a Home Studio

home recording studio
April 8, 2021

If you’re a musician, you know sometimes a DIY mentality is best. You can skip spending your hard-earned money on professional studio time, and you’ll always be ready to record the moment inspiration hits you. But if you want to experience the joys of DIY music recording, you’re going to need the right gear. What […]

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Do I Need to Move to Find Success as a DJ?

DJ performing at a party
December 10, 2020

Many aspiring professionals think they need to move to a major city to DJ. But before you pack all your belongings in boxes and head to a major metropolis, keep in mind there’s more to successful DJ locations than meets the eye. Top Cities for DJing Let’s face it — some cities draw DJs because they […]

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Guide to Setting Up a Soundboard

Soundboard in a studio
August 19, 2020

Whether you’re controlling the sound output for a concert venue or running a podcast, a soundboard is an essential tool to have. While they come in various sizes and complexities, all soundboards achieve the same basic purpose — they filter sound input into specific channels and alter those channels to produce the best audio results. […]

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Selecting the Best Home Studio Equipment

Home studio equipment
October 2, 2019

Building or running a studio used to be a somewhat complicated process. Years ago, audio recording depended on analog gear that was pricey in order to track to tape. Most of the time, musicians were at the mercy of booking studio time out of town to write and record an album. Fortunately, the modern era […]

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Best DJs of All Time

DJ on turn table in the dark
April 3, 2019

DJing is a more recent form of musicianship. Even though DJs don’t play acoustic instruments, they still need a ton of skill to put together great tracks and beats. DJs can perform by themselves as a solo act or work alongside other artists to create beats for their albums. Today, we’re lucky to have some […]

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What You Need to Know Before Trading or Selling Studio Equipment

Studio equipment with man adjusting nozzle
July 11, 2018

Home recording has become increasingly popular throughout the past decade or so, as pricing for studio equipment and instruments has decreased as technology evolves and becomes more efficient. With demand never being higher, now might be an excellent time to consider trading in or selling your old equipment, which can you then parlay into new […]

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Things to Test When Buying Used Electronics

Used electronics on display
May 16, 2018

If you’re on a budget or just like to be sensible about money, it makes a lot of sense to buy used electronics. If you can find a trusted electronics seller, you can save a lot of money on products that work just as well as newer, much more expensive versions. But how can you […]

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