The Tools I Use to create content
To create awesome content you need awesome tools. And although there are a lot of tools available, there are just a handfull that I like to work with.
Below you will find a list of tools for audio, video and software related products that I love to work with or have worked with.
These recommendations are my personal and you are free to check them out.
DISCLAIMER: Some of the links below are affiliate links, some are not. But I have tested and/or worked with all of them to create the content that I use on AniMouseMusic
Camera: Canon 600D – Although this camera is not new, it is easy to use, has a flip-out LCD screen so you can see how you are framed in the picture, and it creates high quality video. You can find one second hand on amazon for a decent price.
Camera Lens: Canon Kit lens 28-90 mm – The stock Canon lens which works in most setups. It has decent quality picture and works fine for home use.
Microphone: Rode NTG-1 – To get the best sound for both guitar and vocal, the Rode is a good choice. It has a high dynamic range.
Portable Microphone: Tascam DR-40 – In most cases I use the Tascam as a pre-amp for my Rode microphone, but it records high quality audio fine by itself.
Focusrite Scarlett Studio: Probably the best tool for beginner musicians and singer/songwriters. Easy to setup and really high quality audio.
Electric Guitar: Peavy 7 string
Acoustic guitar 1:
Amp: Digitech 2112
Compressor/Limiter: DAP Audio GCL-2
Mixer: Behringer UltraLink Pro
Headphones: Senheiser HD-202
Software for Video/Audio/Images
Podcast/Basic audio edits: Audacity
Music creation: Logic Pro X
Video Editing: Final Cut Pro X
Image Editing: Adobe Photoshop/Lightroom
Email Campaigns: Aweber
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