Whether you are an artist, producer, or engineer, odds are you’ve come across a situation….perhaps even a confusion, about which software and hardware to purchase in order to optimally record your vocals, create your beats, or mix your tracks.
What is the best beat-making software? What is the best mic? Which are the best studio monitors?
While it should definitely be a goal of any serious musician or producer to eventually own professional, quality hardware and software, I just wanted to create this post to give you some inspiration and insight into how you can become successful BEFORE you have the resources to buy these expensive items.
Do you take your music career seriously?
Be honest as you ask yourself this question.
If you just record songs over beats for fun or for practice, and are sure that a career as a music artist is not something that you would like to pursue, then you can disregard this article.
There is absolutely nothing wrong with recording songs for fun, and if that is what you do, then I am certainly not here to tell you what to do….keep having fun doing what you love!
On the other hand, if you’ve gotten to that point where you’ve decided that this music thing is the path that you have chosen, then please…hear me out.
Of everything that bugs me, there is one thing that has always caused me to step back and ask myself, “Why?” …