Have you ever wanted to make your own music but didn’t know where to start? Read on to know how to get started using your PC or laptop.
Ingredient 1 - Decide whether you are going Audio or Midi
The first thing you should do is work out how you want to record music. You may want to record audio directly into the PC from your instruments. Alternatively, you may want to use software instruments and therefore only record midi note information.
Ingredient 2 - Musical Gear
If you will be recording audio, you will need your instruments and a mechanism for recording the sound into the PC. There are many options such as microphone, USB interface or a firewire interface.