For those in the music business either producing as a career or as a hobbyist finding the right software is tricky. There are some big-name options out there which come with a huge price tag so it's good to know that there are midrange alternatives like MAGIX Music Maker which can do the same job. MAGIX have put together a very high quality software package here which you can try for free.
Produce Like a Pro.
MAGIX Music Maker has a powerful suite of tools. The layout is a little on the cluttered side but once you learn your way around it feels logical and not dissimilar from video editing. You start by laying down a rhythm and can pick pre-made drum loops from various genres or import from a drum machine. You can add more sounds in layers either recorded yourself or from their library which has 6 virtual instruments. Chopping and changing sounds is very easy plus you can apply audio effects and change sound levels. Tweak feedback pitch bass room size and more with each virtual instrument.
Make Music at Home
MAGIX Music Maker is a really good purchase for anyone serious about making music. You get all the tools you need lacking only a few high-end professional options which you can upgrade to. With a crazy level of control and tutorial videos online it's well worth trying the trial.