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Friday, September 17, 2010

What's the Best D.A.W.?

There a lot of D.A.W.'s (Digital Audio Workshops) out there, and people often query about which is the best, or which is easiest to use. Here's a quick overview of the best D.A.W.'s out there.

Ableton


This is my personal favorite, and the D.A.W. I use almost all of the time. It can be a bit hard to step into, but if you, as most others, started out with Fruityloops it shouldn't be to big of a problem. Ableton Live's live mixing capabilities are especially good. So check this out.

Cubase

My old D.A.W. Hard to get used to, but once you get the hang of it, it's a powerhouse. If you really want to be able to do a lot, but you also know how, then this should be your choice.

Reason

If you want usability and something you can easily pick up and start making music, Reason ought to be your choice. It's interface is easy to understand and it's synthesizers and other plug-ins are easy to use. This is how I began making music, perfect for beginners.

     
     

    5 comments:

    1. Cool blog. Keep posting great stuff.

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    2. What instruments do you play man?

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    3. You should really rep Logic, Pro Tools, and FL Studio in your post.

      (Reason ain't a daw brah considering it can't handle audio or VST's)

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    4. I was holding off on installing Reason because I thought it was too advanced for me. I guess I'll plunge in now. Also FUCK YEAH BEN BAILEY.

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