Electronic Music Producing
Judge R. 8-224
DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATIONS (DAWs)
DAWs are made out of four things, a computer, a sound card, a program (such as the ones I listed above), and an input device, (such as a mouse, keyboard, midi keyboard, or midi controller. With free software on the internet, many people can start making electronic music for almost no money. Below this is an example of a midi controller, a piece of hardware called the MPC Rennaisance.
Flying Lotus Live mix5 - Do the Astral Plane
Most DAWs (Digital Audio Workstations) use a VSTs to create their sounds, along with audio samples. VSTs are Virtual Studio Technology, they basically are imitators of what large scale studio machines are in recording studios, but digital and work on your computer. This easy way of producing has ushered in a new wave of "laptop" musicians.
VSTs by Studentseventeen
as well as personal knowledge.