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Home Recording and Music Production Buying Guides

Our buying guides are designed to help you make the right decision when purchasing pro audio music equipment from our store for your home recording studio. Our guides have been written by music studio professionals and will give you all the information needed to make the right choice.

Whether you're a beginner looking to start recording audio and producing music, or an experienced studio engineer working in music production and wanting to keep up with the latest studio equipment and recording software - you'll find it here.

If you're still not sure or can't find the answer, please feel free to call one of our studio engineers on 0845 649 2908 who will be happy to assist you.




Audio Interfaces Buying Guide
  • What is an audio interface?
  • USB, Firewire, PCI?
  • How many inputs/outputs?
  • More...
MIDI Keyboard Buying Guide
  • What is a MIDI keyboard?
  • MIDI keyboard connections
  • How many keys 25, 49, 61?
  • More...
MIDI Controller Buying Guide
  • What is a MIDI controller?
  • Types of controllers
  • Assigning controls
  • More...
MIDI Interfaces Buying Guide
  • What is a MIDI interface?
  • Who might need a MIDI interface?
  • Small, large or portable
  • More...
DAW Software Buying Guide
  • What is a DAW software?
  • DAW software system requirements
  • Which DAW is best for you?
  • More...
DJ Software Buying Guide
  • Why use digital DJ software?
  • DJ software system requirements
  • DVS Digital Vinyl Systems
  • More...
Virtual Instruments Software Buying Guide
  • What is virtual instrument software?
  • VST instrument formats explained
  • Different types of vst software
  • More...
Plug-in Effects Buying Guide
  • What is a plug-in effect?
  • Plug-in effect formats explained
  • Different types of plug-in software
  • More...
Mastering Software Buying Guide
  • What is mastering software?
  • Why master with software
  • Mastering plug-in and apps
  • More...
Studio Headphones Buying Guide
  • Why use Studio Headphones?
  • Types of headphones
  • Open or closed?
  • More...
Camera Microphone Buying Guide
  • Why do I need a camera mic?
  • Types of camera mics
  • DSLR and video camera mics?
  • More...
Studio Microphones Buying Guide
  • Why do I need a studio microphone?
  • Types of studio mics
  • Polar patterns?
  • More...