About the author

Doug Beney

I started MIDI Lifestyle in September of 2014 with the vision of providing new producers with quality gear reviews and recommendations so they can avoid purchasing subpar equipment. Fast forward two and a half years and we now have a small team of passionate writers working hard to publish the best content.

A Beginner’s Guide to Piano Composition in the DAW

Computerizing Piano Composition Computerizing the piano composition process may seem daunting if you’ve never played anything but acoustic pianos. However, the early stages of combining music and computers came about using keyboard instruments, so you’re already accomplished with the primary interface. That said, those early stages were nearly 40 years ago and much has evolved ... A Beginner’s Guide to Piano Composition in the DAW

How to Write Your First Piano Chord Progression: Breaking Down the Basics

Today we have a guest post which will help your students understand how to create, compose and understand a piano chord progression.  We have experienced blogger, musician and writer Doug Beney joining us. Welcome Doug!  Doug runs a blog called MIDI Lifestyle, all about technology and software in music. You can check it out here.  ... How to Write Your First Piano Chord Progression: Breaking Down the Basics