Best For Beginners: Record, Mix & Master Music With These Five Equipment

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Are you just starting out making music? Or are you an aspiring artist who wants their own recording studio? Getting started is far easier than you might imagine. All you need is basic equipment. Like what? You’ve got the list here.

Lavalier Lapel Coller Microphone Kit

LXCN® Pro Lavalier Lapel Coller Microphone Kit with Voice Recording Filter Mic for Recording Singing Youtube on Smartphones (Black): Musical Instruments

What would a recording studio be without a microphone? You can record on your smartphone or computer, but a dedicated microphone is much better. This Lavalier Lapel Coller Microphone Kit suits your needs. It’s handy and you don’t have to drain your savings.

Shure Popper Stopper Pop Filter

Shure Popper Stopper Pop Filter with Metal Gooseneck and Heavy Duty Microphone Stand Clamp: Musical Instruments

Using a pop filter cuts out issues and make a big difference when recording voice. Basically, make it easier for editing the recording. With a 6 inch diameter, Shure Popper Stopper Pop Filter stops plosive consonants and the mic stand ensures flexibility across any number of applications.

Focusrite Scarlett Solo USB Audio Interface

Focusrite Scarlett Solo (3rd Gen) USB Audio Interface with Pro Tools, First: Musical Instruments

If you’re using a computer as the centre of your recording studio, you need a device to plug in the gear you will be recording with. This is where the digital audio interface comes in. Keep in mind that audio interfaces vary by many degrees in terms of ins and outs. However, Focusrite Scarlett is the best bet. It is famous to be the face of audio interfaces for beginners.

Novation Launchkey 49-Note USB Keyboard

Novation Launchkey 49MK2 49-Note USB Keyboard Controller for Ableton Live: Musical Instruments

If you want an easy way to compose music right at your computer, you need a MIDI keyboard.  The Novation Launchkey 49 is an easy MIDI keyboard for recording and performing all types of music using any DAW software compatible with Mac/PC/iOS. FYI, MIDI keyboards come in various key counts (25, 49, 61, 88), so if this particular count was either too little or too high, just know there are options.

Sony MDR-7506 Professional Headphones

Sony MDR-7506 On-Ear Professional Headphones: Musical Instruments

In order to be able to monitor while recording audio and maybe mix-master on the go, you’ll need a good headphone. And this one is one of the most commonly used headphones by recording studios. It has closed-ear design that provides comfort and outstanding reduction of external noises. Plus, comes complete with protective carry pouch. A little expensive but will prove to be a good investment.