Hardware

How to Make Chiptunes – Hardware or Software: Which is Best?

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For anyone who grew up in the 1980s, 8-bit computer game style music can bring back a lot of fun memories. There are music producers these days who actually focus on making retro-sounding music, known as Chiptunes. There are some…
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Maschine Mikro MK2 Review – Hardware & Software Combined

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Welcome to my Maschine Mikro MK2 review. So as you can see, this is much more than just a MIDI controller. When you buy this, you are actually getting fully-featured music software that includes 8 GB of sounds. The Maschine…
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Novation Launchkey 25 MKII Review – Best Keyboard for the Money?

Welcome to my Novation Launchkey 25 MKII review. This is actually the second version of Novation’s 25-note USB keyboard controller. It is designed specifically for using with Ableton Live music software. It has pads which are velocity-sensitive, 8 knobs for…
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Best Affordable Synthesizers – 5 Great Synths Under $300

Welcome to my review of the best affordable synthesizers. One thing to keep in mind here is that because we are looking at budget synths, these machines are not perfect. I decided to set the maximum bar at $300, and…
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