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Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Ludwig van Beethoven
I’m Not Making This Up
These days, if you've got a PC or a Mac, a little hard disk space and aninternet connection you've already got everything you need to producemusic. No, you don't need to buy any more hardware and you don'tneed to spend any money on software.
None at all!
So, getting started is simple. But, as any dedicated producer will tell you,simple doesn't always equate to
. After all, the best tools are wastedon the inexperienced craftsman, right?So, no, I can't help you become a production wizard with this guide, butI
help you down that path, and honour my promise that you canst
art without a single penny/cent’s
outlay.And who knows, maybe a fruitful career in the music industry awaitsyou, a little later down the line?
Too Much Choice And Too MuchInformation
But there's the all-pervasive software problem. Of all the masses of freelyavailable software, where to begin?Well, take it from me, as a
since about 2006, I'vetried a
of stuff, both on Windows and OSX. I've wasted manyhundreds of hours testing glitchy software, suffering crashes, hard drivefailures and pretty much all that bad stuff technology throws at you.But I've also found some real diamonds in the rough too.So, the purpose of this article is to cut through all the noise and give youa list of things that have stood the test of time and just
I intend tospare you many hours of frustration.Let's see how we do.