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I want to make music, but I'm very big newbie here. I don't know anything about the software and the proccess of music creation. So:

  1. Is this the forum where I can ask my questions about music creation?

  2. What is the easiest software where I can start my virtual music creation?


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Hi Daria, the first part of your question should be asked on meta AVP - questions about the site. The second part is a bit too subjective though. –  Rory Alsop Jun 3 '12 at 16:33
Just to clarify, you could start with garageband on iPad, or Cubase or .... the question isn't really answerable with a definite answer, as everyone will have a preferred option. I would suggest picking a free one, and seeing how it goes. If you then have particular issues, asking about them would be much more appropriate here. –  Rory Alsop Jun 3 '12 at 19:33
Hey daria! We need some extra information before we can give you a decent answer. What kind of OS do you use? Do you plan on recording audio? What kind of music do you plan on making? Do you have a budget to spend some cash? Do you already have instruments or a soundcard? If you're interested in EDM production, I'd recommend checking this out avp.stackexchange.com/questions/1556/…. –  Johnny Bigoode Jun 4 '12 at 14:49
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It depends on what kind of music you want to do:

  1. Remix/mashup other people's music to create new songs? --> VirtualDJ
  2. Create your own songs --> Any DAW; Live, Reason, Cubase, FLStudio (My favorite)

To achieve the best means of music production in VirtualDJ, it is beneficial to have external hardware to use with it- i.e. your own DJ controllers. If you're trying to remix in VirtualDJ with only a mouse and keyboard... that's going to be a challenge.

To answer your questions:

  1. I would say yes.
  2. Easiest? I would say Garage Band for Mac. This is based on opinion though.
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