Recommended Tools


Welcome to the Mixing Mastermind Resource Center, where you can find an easily searchable and organized list of music production essentials that I highly recommend for your music creation process and building your business online.

I have personally used, tested, and reviewed all the products recommended here. These are the same resources that are strongly recommended and used by leading names in the online and music industry.

Here’s an important disclosure:

Some of the links that are provided below are affiliate links, which means that if you decide to purchase the product through that link, I will earn a commission. By doing so, you are helping me expand and support the business. Take note: No additional cost will be charged to you as well as you get the full discount/benefit for your chosen products. Most importantly, do not purchase unless you feel that it will help you reach your desired results.

Mixcraft Prostudio 8

This is my  Digital Audio Workstation and nothing else. 

Why?  It is because with Mixcraft Pro Studio 8, you can create songs and music projects as easy and fast as you want them to be. Mixcraft’s linear and intuitive design makes creativity fluid and fun! To top it off, the sound resulting from Mixcraft Prostudio 8 is phenomenal! For its price range, Mixcraft overdelivers!

I have used the top 3 DAWs the music industry uses and I tell you that – You do not need a much more expensive DAW to produce songs at home. 

The newest and most prolific DAW ever produced by Acoustica, Mixcraft Pro Studio 8 has everything you need. 


  A new lightning fast sound engine

  Advanced Audio and Midi Routing and Native Side Chaining

  Live Performance Panel recording, track grouping and nested submixes

  Integrated Melodyne Pitch Correction Tool  for awesome vocal performances

 Over 7500 studio quality sound loops and samples that you can easily use for your music production projects

 Over $1250 worth of plugins and sound effects

Mixcraft 8 Recording Studio

It is the baby brother of Mixcraft Prostudio 8, a complete recording studio that gives you the power of unlimited tracks, 28 professional studio effects and 15 instruments. 

Samson SR850 Open-back Headphones

Samson SR850 is an open-back professional  studio reference headphones that I use for mixing and mastering. It is a budget headphone, and yet gives you a premium sound. I highly recommend this pair of headphones! 

Audio Technica ATH-M30x Closed-back Headphones

Audio Technica ATH-M30x is what I use for recording and tracking. It is a closed-back headphones that is very comfortable, portable, and sound amazing. You can really hear every detail with this headphones.  Also great for podcasting!

Focusrite Scarlett 212 Audio Interface

Perfect for home studios, this is one of the most affordable audio interfaces that gives you the bang for your buck! Perfect for recording two microphones at once and designed for guitar players! Very suitable for home studios!

RF-X SE Electronics Portable Vocal Booth

Capture great sound recording wherever you are! It is a lightweight and low-cost gear that is perfect for home studios, podcasting, and vocal recordings! Perfect for other instruments, too! Your vocal recordings will sound pro with this.

Nady SCM-960 Large Diaphragm Microphone

My mic ever since I started recording! Its warm and bright sound makes my vocal recordings clear and great! For a low-cost mic, this definitely competes with the big names! It is perfect for vocals, podcasting, and recording live instruments! You’ll never regret buying this!

Samsung 850 Evo 256GB

You need processing power for recording. With the heavy demands of the use of plugins, sound effects, and unlimited tracking, this is an upgrade to your computer or laptop that you definitely need.  This is the only SSD that I am recommending because of the quality and technology used. It’ll make your workflow very fast and efficient!

Behringer MS40 Powered Studio Monitors

A 2-way active and Powerful Studio Monitors/Speakers for the home studio. For a beginner home music producer, these monitors have clear incredible sound and good bass frequency response. Ideal for beginners and professionals! Mixing with MS40 is fun and gets your creative juices flowing as you hear your mixes come alive!

M-Audio Oxygen 49 MKIV Midi Keyboard

It just makes your creative workflow  easily. Just plug it in and start recording your virtual instruments and make your own beats! You don’t need any other midi keyboard that will just make your music creation easy and fun!

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