Computers and Software

61: Back to Basics – The DAW and What Features to Learn Next

The guys go back to the basics and talk about the functionalities common to all Digital Audio Workstations and which ones to focus on learning first to improve your recording experience. Plus, a new DIY showcase!

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57: DIY Building a Studio Computer (Should you? And How)

The guys talk about Ben’s recent experience completing a DIY computer build for his studio – including when it’s time to upgrade, why you may want to consider DIY and how to go about it.

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54: What Latency is and How to Deal with it

The guys talk about latency: what causes it, why it’s problematic, how much is acceptable and how to deal with it in your studio.

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42: How to Make MIDI Sound Real

The guys discuss strategies for making MIDI-driven virtual instruments sound like the real thing and play examples that go both wonderfully right and horribly wrong.

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30: How to Optimize Your Current Computer for Recording

The guys talk about optimization techniques to help squeeze every last drop of performance our of your existing recording computer.

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20: What MIDI is and Why it’s Your New BFF

The guys explain the basics of MIDI, the many uses of MIDI for a DIY musician, and best practices when working with MIDI.

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