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Which Type Of Beat Maker Machine Should You Use For Your Productions? Software Is Better Than Hardware
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Which Type Of Beat Maker Machine Should You Use For Your Productions? Software is Better Than Hardware

There are so many options for a beat maker machine on the market that that you can easily become overwhelmed in trying to make a choice for your own personal projects, but one thing that I would like to share with you that it's best to focus on two things when choosing a beat maker machine: affordability and functionality. If you can find a equal playing filed for those two factors, I believe that you have found a winner for your production equipment needs.

The hardware type of beat maker machine, usually in the form of an MPC or some other type of sampler is in my opinion an outdated form of production equipment, and here's why I think so:

MPC's or other samplers often need even more pieces to complete the puzzle.

A hardware beat maker machine will usually cost at least three times as much as it's software counterpart, with even less functionality than it's software competition.

With hardware, you are confined to a central room or studio, with cables and wires all in the way, and if you want to produce somewhere else, lets say at a friends house or in a hotel, you have all of this massive equipment that needs to be packed up and unwired and then rewired.

It seems as if your hustling backwards nowadays if you are trying to obtain a hardware production setup. One purchase leads to another purchase which leads to three more purchases before you have a complete studio where you can sample, play keys, sequence your tracks, and record vocals. Why go through all of this in the name of becoming a music producer, especially when you don't have to?

I have been preaching about software beat maker machine equipment for at least 7 years now, I have been telling everyone that I could that it was wise to invest in software music production equipment, if only for the portability factor alone.

With a laptop, some headphones, and a MIDI controller, you can literally complete a whole album, Drake did it with his mixtape entitled “So Far Gone.” If you have not heard it I suggest that you check it out, just so you can hear for yourself the sheer power of what can be done with a software beat maker machine. He even made history with that mixtape, being nominated for a Grammy. And it was all done with software in a hotel room.

And the cool thing about it it, you can do it too. Have faith in yourself, and find a software beat maker machine that will suit your needs. Better beats ahead.


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