10 Tips for Building a Hardware Setup for Music Performance or Production

This video will discuss the 10 important questions to ask and and answer to guide your process to build a hardware setup for music production or performance. We will chat about workflow, samplers vs synthesizers, keyboards vs drum pad controllers, portability, recording, and more. We will discuss some of the pros and cons of gear from Electron like the Octatrack and Analog Rytm, Akai MPC and Akai Force, Synthstrom Deluge, and how each can be the perfect piece of gear for different people.

MIDI Basics Explained: https://youtu.be/w4e77wsmDaI
Audio Routing Explained: https://youtu.be/D5euwr-fX4s

0:00 Intro
0:29 What will you be Making?
0:46 Does your setup need to be portable?
1:07 Where are your talents?
1:43 What will your sound sources be?
2:05 What types of hardware will you need?
3:00 What will your workflow look like?
3:30 Specialists vs All In One solutions?
6:13 Who's in the band?
9:38 What connections do you need?
12:12 Where does your output go?
14:51 BONUS
15:54 Conclusion

Affilliate Links to the equipment I use:
USB MIDI Host: https://amzn.to/37Bbqnr
Quad Through 4X Multiplier: https://amzn.to/3dArcmy
MIDI Merger: https://amzn.to/2NvevP0
MIDI Cables: https://amzn.to/2ZyOK2W
Novation Launch Control XL: https://amzn.to/3seixKr
Digitakt: https://amzn.to/3uiu9ht
Digitone: https://amzn.to/3shCwbo
Octatrack: https://amzn.to/3brPv3d
Analog Rytm: https://amzn.to/3dAecgr
Analog Four: https://amzn.to/3brPGLV
Moog Minitaur: https://amzn.to/3scthZO
Roland SH01a: https://amzn.to/3k8m36e
Audio Cables: https://amzn.to/3bqhgJF

My Studio gear:
Mac mini: https://amzn.to/2Z4kkFS
Ableton Live 10 Suite: https://amzn.to/2Dsshx5
Ableton Push 2: https://amzn.to/2QRAuhj
Arturia Keylab 61 MK II: https://amzn.to/2DqmXdp
Arturia Matrix Brute: https://amzn.to/352upH7
Tascam 20x20 Audio Interface: https://amzn.to/3dAUQbm
Beyer Dynamic DT 770 Pro Studio Headphones: https://amzn.to/3gUBc8c
Adam Audio A7X Studio Monitors: https://amzn.to/3qGvyMs
Mackie Studio Monitors: https://amzn.to/2QSBn9j
Sure SM58: https://amzn.to/2Z7vpWO
iPad Pro: https://amzn.to/2QQuYLI

Home DJ Gear:
Pioneer XDJ RX2: https://amzn.to/3jPpP3j
Pioneer PLX 500: https://amzn.to/354KagK
Pioneer HDJ X10: https://amzn.to/3bthYp8
JBL EON615: https://amzn.to/2Dv9hxW

Website: http://www.eric-bingham.com
My Label: http://www.clandestine-recordings.com
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