Resources for music production and video

Welcome to my resources page for music production and video. Importantly, this is the gear that I use for all my music production, sound design and YouTube video production. Furthermore, feel free to ask if you have any questions on my studio setup or workflows.

This is my top 3 gear list for music production (mid budget)

1. Baby Bottle SL – Microphone

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Every studio needs a solid and crisp microphone to record the instruments and voices. I’ve been using several microphones through the years. From low- to high-budget microphones. If I had to choose one mid-budget microphone it would be the Baby Bottle SL from Blue microphones.

The main reason I work with the Baby Bottle is that it features a crips sound. I sometimes use a Neumann TLM102 microphone, but the Baby Bottle gives a tad less harsh mid-range when recording my voice.

Baby Bottle SL also has a very inspiring design. Baby Bottle SL is available from amazon and you can check the price here.

2. AKG K141 Studio – Headphones

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I’ve had the AKG K141 headphones for ages. While I have many other headphones in the mid-budget range, none comes close to the sound of the AKG K141.

…Note that I still use the first rendition of the AKG K141, and not mk2.

These headphones gives a balanced upfront sound without being too healthy in the bass (as their bigger brother, K240). You can look up the AKG K141 mk2 on Amazon.

3. Bitwig Studio 3 – DAW

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In this video I talk about my favourite music gear.
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Below is a link to my kit.co/gelhein page where I have collected some favourite gear that I gladly recommend for creative producers.

My KIT.com page with gear that I use
Check out my favourite gear for creative production at my KIT.com page:

About this post
I use affiliate links on my website, but my opinion isn’t for sale. Therefore, I only recommend what I use, have used or vetted in the best interest of my readers. While I may earn a commission if you click on an affiliate link, it won’t cost you extra. Finally, I hope you like my recommendations.

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Video Editing Software

I recently switched to Davinci Resolve for all my video editing. Aside from being free, it has all the bells and whistles (read: features) I need when editing my YouTube videos. Importantly Resolve is very easy to work with. Be it editing, color grading or exporting in 4k.

The only downside with Resolve is the occasional crashes when using specific features. But if you have autosave / backup active it’s easy to just reload the project and continue working.

While doing video editing and post production I am also using a mixture of software. Blender, a powerful yet FREE software. I use it for 2D/3D animation, Rendering, Stop Motion, Video Editing and Processing, Compositing etc. Consequently, it’s just insane what you can do with Blender 3D, give it a spin!

For additional video effects I’m using Apple Motion 5.

Finally, Final cut Pro X is used for general and quick video editing.

Please let me know if you have any questions on my production process.

Thanks,
Mattias Holmgren

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