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Equipment Needed To Make Beats

  1. phantonez

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    Hi. So I'm getting back into beat making and was wondering what would be some good equipment to get started? A lot has changed since I used to produce and it's kinda overwhelming.

    I've got a pc already and am looking to use that. I read the guide in the link below which suggests a DAW, MIDI controller and decent speakers is a good start. I will mainly be making hip hop beats. Any advice on equipment needed to make beats is appreciated, thanks.

    https://aeonreviews.com/beat-making-equipment-for-beginners/
     
  2. Fade

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    Yeah pretty much that. Computer with some sort of DAW and a controller. There are plenty out there, it just depends on what you want to do. For example, you could get a mini-key controller with 25 keys or a 61 full-key controller if you want to play more stuff and have a wider range all at once.

    Do you have a DAW?
     
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  3. phantonez

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    Thanks for replying, I'd probably go with a smaller controller to start with. I haven't got a DAW yet, will either get a free one or a trial of one of the bigger ones.
     
  4. crosstevsky

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    Cakewalk for a free daw is the best choice imo.
     
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