where do i start to make music?

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i want to start making songs by having beats and rapping over them but what do i need ? i know this sounds like a real rookie question but please help. Someone told me that i need a mic with a net and audio interface. i also have garageband on my mac.
is that all that i would need or would i need anything else?

also what are some good quality mics that arent TOO EXPENSIVE for me just beginning? But at the same time, i want a mic that has real good quality to it when recording over beats not just some mic just to record.

Any info would be appreciated. thanks!
 
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u need an interface usb or firewire (make sure it has phantom power) and a condensor microphone...

look on guitarcenter.com

they have recording packages n %+!*...

u also need a mic stand and a pop filter...
 
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Whatever u do, don't buy a USB Condenser Microphone unless u have a lot of RAM or u'll have a lot of latency
Check Ebay for a decent mic and like TIME said, make sure ur audio interface has phantom power
 
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that should work nice... and everybody records on macs for the most part... u should be good... u just need a real mic stand (it comes with a table stand) and a pop filter...
 
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1. get yourself a condenser microphone (check amazon, guitar center)
2. xlr cable so u can connect your mic
3. you're gonna want to get a stand and a pop filter
4. audio interface (also works as the soundcard) needs phantom power to power the mic
5. stdio monitors
optional: mixer

these are basic things you are gonna need if u wanna do some home recordings.
some good brands for mics are mxl, cad, studio projects, audio technica
 
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Originally Posted by jserryday

Look into Fruityloops or Reason or Protunes...(all computer software)
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dont speak on what u dont know... PLEASE....

u cant record audio in reason... and W T F is protunes?


its pro TOOLS...
 
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