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Computer Music Autumn 2018

Computer Music's goal is to help its readers create great music with a PC or Mac. Each month find easy-to-follow tutorials for all sorts of music software, unbiased reviews of the latest products and answers to technical questions. Our Zinio edition does not include the DVD but it DOES INCLUDE the full software, samples and tutorial files to download. Full details inside. Download does not include Producer Masterclass in-studio video. This digital edition is not printable.

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Pianists and guitarists are forced to learn music theory from the start, but the average bedroom producer can quite easily get by with a total lack of theory knowledge. But although it is possible to make half-decent music using nothing but trial and error, a bit of theory grounding is guaranteed to give you more professional-sounding chord progressions, basslines and hooks. And guess what? It’s easier than you think! “Guess what? Learning music theory is easier than you think…”From p22, we’re going to walk you through music theory basics from a beginner’s perspective. Using our track skeleton, fire up our supplied Tutorial Files and follow along as we break down only the essential theory knowledge you need to get started. Then, once you’ve finished the track to your own…

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how to use cm

We’ve got a new system for downloading files. Whenever you see this icon, you can grab the files on your PC or Mac by going to filesilo.co.uk/computermusic. Tutorials featuring this icon make use of our own Plugins – find out all about them on p107. This icon means there are extra files to help you follow a tutorial feature: project files, audio examples, etc. There’s extra video content wherever you see this icon. www.computermusic.co.uk computermusic@futurenet.com www.facebook.com/computer.music.mag www.twitter.com/computermusicuk www.youtube.com/computermusicmag ■…

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where to get cm

PRINT in stores and onlinewww.myfavouritemagazines.com iOS APP STORE for iPad, iPhone & iPod touchwww.computermusic.co.uk/cmdigital ZINIO for PC, Mac, Android, iPad & morewww.zinio.com GOOGLE PLAY for Android & Chrome for PC/Macplay.google.com ■…

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your filesilo downloads

PluginsDownload three free Snapins, plus the rest of our CM Plugins collection Tutorial VideosSee and hear exactly how it’s done with our expert video guides SamplesDownload this month’s exclusive packs and power up your tunes Tutorial FilesFollow along in your DAW with WAVs, project files, MIDI clips and more Log in at www.filesilo.co.uk/computermusic Register this issue for instant access to our plugins, samples, videos and files on your desktop computer Free for digital readers, too!Read on your tablet, download on your computer ■…

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Secure and safe online access, from anywhereFree access for every reader – print and digitalDownload only the files you want, when you wantAll the downloads from all your issues, in one place Get started 01 Register your FileSilo account and log in. Even if you have a subscriber ID, you’ll still have to unlock each mag separately or migrate your old Vault account (see step 3) 02 Head back to the Computer Musicpage (filesilo.co.uk/computermusic) and choose an issue to unlock. You’ll need to answer one question to prove you’ve purchased the issue 03 You can migrate your old Vault account over to FileSilo to retain the issues you’ve added – head to filesilo.co.uk/vault and enter your Vault email address. Reset your password…

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music theory made easy!

Read the full article on p22 1 Exploring basic three-note chords 2 Defining a musical scale 3 The basics of bassline theory 4 Ways to come up with a melody 5 Creating variations on a melody 6 Using chord extensions to add flavour 7 Chord inversions explained 8 Strategies for changing key 9 Scale transitions with shared chords 10 Playing through our final track KILOHEARTS SNAPINS Find out how to use your new triple pack of creative effects with our in-depth video guide Read the full article on p50 SAMPLES Create a track with your free Loopmasters 1GB and…