Here you'll find almost every you need you start making fucking sick tunes.... providing you already have a computer! This series is a handpicked selection of what we think is the most affordable but most exceptional and essential electronic music making tools on the market. Perfect for a small bedroom set-up, relatively easy to wrap your head around, and hands-on control that protects you from the repetitive strain injury you'll get clicking trackpads or mouses (mice?). It's also portable for travel, and even if you're a seasoned vet in this game, little set ups like this could keep you going completey crazy couped up in hotels or airports for extensive. Hell, you could even take it into the toilet! Every unit here is bus powered, so as long as your comp has plenty of juice you won't even need a power point.
Ableton Live 11 Standard Upgrade from Live Lite
Since you already get Live Lite with any of the controllers in this series, we thought we'd add a wee upgrade into the mix to help you expand your sonic horizons. Live is fast, fluid music creation and performance software. Use its timeline-based workflow or improvise without constraints in Session View. Advanced Warping lets you change the tempo and timing of any audio in real-time without stopping the music. Record virtual instruments, drum machines, guitars or audio from the real world. Capture MIDI notes after you’ve played them, turning your most spontaneous ideas (and happy accidents) into music.
Novation's Launchkey Mini made its debut in 2014, and has since been the pace-setter in terms of Ableton Live portable MIDI keyboard controllers. With the new MK3 version, Novation have included a whole host of incredible new features - including an on-board Arpeggiator and fixed Chord Mode - which open up more creative melodic work and beatmaking on the move. The MK3 also features a MIDI Out connection, which make it perfect for a home studio setup used in conjunction with hardware synths or a groovebox.
The Focusrite Scarlett Solo was designed to be the simplest model in the Scarlett series and offers electronic producers great results while being incredibly easy to use. With its high performance converters, the Scarlett Solo 3rd Generation audio interface allows you to record and mix with audio quality up to 24-bit/192kHz! What’s more, thanks to the hum-free balanced outputs, you always get fantastic sound during playback – ideal for high level mixing and monitoring
The ATH-M20x professional monitor headphones are a great introduction to the critically acclaimed M-Series line. Modern design and high-quality materials combine to deliver a comfortable listening experience, with enhanced audio and effective isolation. An excellent choice for production, tracking and mixing.