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Computer Music December 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.

United Kingdom
Future Publishing Ltd
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13 Issues


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how to use

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 onlinemyfavouritemagazines €99 .com iOS APP STORE  for iPad, iPhone & iPod touchcomputermusic.co.uk/cmdigital ZINIO  for PC, Mac, Android, iPad & morezinio.com GOOGLE PLAY  for Android & Chrome for PC/Macplay.google.com ■…

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Arranging music in a DAW is a somewhat unintuitive skill that takes years to master. ‘Proper’ bands jam together with feeling, but us computer musicians are forced to drag blocks around on a screen in the hope that a short sketch will extend itself into a fully-fledged song. With such a technical process driving such an emotional art form, it’s no wonder that so many producers crank out 16-bar loops without really finishing anything worthwhile. “So many producers crank out 16-bar loops without finishing…”It takes focus and effort to escape this common trap of ‘loopitis’. But it can be done. Arm yourself with the knowledge, tools and techniques required, and your forced attempts at finishing tracks will evolve into flowing floods of inspiration, to the point where your music…

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your filesilo downloads

PluginsDownload White 2A, plus the rest of our 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 via…

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arrange tracks like a pro!

1 Ableton Live arrangement tips 2 Using Logic’s Arrangement Track 3 Cubase’s Arranger Track in action 4 Using Studio One’s Arranger Track 5 Building a dance music intro 6 More arrangement tricks in Logic, Live and Cubase Download this month’s videos: filesilo.co.uk/computermusic Read the full article on p22 ■…