Must Have Recording Equipment
Equipment for Writers
Capture • Share • Repeat
always be ready to capture your ideas
Yes, you can use your phone to capture a vocal and to record that new song idea.
These recorders come in different sizes with different features. Check out handheld units by Tascam or Zoom.s
Create studio quality recordings with a Digital Audio Interface. This does require a computer and a DAW application a microphone and a little hands on trainin.
Digital Audio workstations
Ableton Live Lite
Virtual instruments, effects, drum rack with a powerful sampling instrument. The lite version is free. Windows & OSX
Free open source DAW compatible with both Windows and OSX.
Supporting up to 24 MIDI & 16 audio tracks. Everything you need out of the gate. Windows & OSX
Perfect for tracking and is loaded with a library of virtual instruments. Great for beginners to test the waters before purchasing Logic Pro X. OSX only.
Pro Tools First
Record up to 4 tracks simultaneously and supports up to 16 tracks for playback. Packed with everything you need to get starting .
PreSonus’s professional software packed with all the essentials to start recording.
Whats Your Process?
We encourage you as a songwriter to keep doing what you are doing if it works for you. Please share with us how you capture you audio for your songs.