Computer Music June 2019

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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13 Números

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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 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.…

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Of all the topics we cover on a regular basis here in the pages of , music theory is possibly the most well received by readers. How come? Well, it seems pretty obvious to us: as computer music-making becomes increasingly popular and more accessible, more and more producers are searching for an easy entry point into music theory. After all, aimlessly pushing notes around a piano roll or haphazardly poking keys on a MIDI keyboard will only get you so far. “If you think theory is scary, don’t worry – a basic grounding will be enough” If you think theory is scary, though, don’t worry! The good news is that the majority of today’s pop and electronic tunes are musically simplistic, so a basic grounding will be enough to arm you with the…

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your filesilo downloads

Plugins Install and use Trax CM, plus our entire cm Plugins collection Samples Download this month’s exclusive packs and power up your tunes Tutorial Videos See and hear exactly how it’s done with our expert video guides Tutorial Files Follow along in your DAW with WAVs, project files, MIDI clips and more Log in at 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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88 EASY MUSIC THEORY TIPS Take your songwriting to the next level with this collection of all-new tutorial videos r Read the full article on p22 TIP13 Note names TIP15 Keys + key signatures TIP26 Chord inversions TIP60 Chromatic modulation TIP62 Pivot chord modulation TIP77 Diminished 7ths cm Producer Masterclass MATRIX & FUTUREBOUND See the dynamic DnB duo at work in the studio Note: this video is only available using the link on page 45 Read the full article on p44 TRAX CM Fire up our video and get up to speed with this sample-powered drum machine for PC and Mac Read the full article on p54 THE cm GUIDETO FATHOMCM The first part of our modular synth workshop Read the full article on p65 2 Building a synth voice 3 Modulation Matrix 4 ADSR Envelope 5 Filtering 6/7 Envelopes/LFOs 8 Sequencing 9 Effects cm/experts Our resident music production gurus walk you through their specialist field every Read…

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Native Instruments Massive X The eagerly anticipated softsynth is shaping up to be something special Having missed its originally suggested February release slot (and then some), the sequel to Native Instruments’ seminal Massive – arguably the first plugin ‘super synth’ – is now scheduled for availability in June. The wait feels interminable, but at least the developers have started sharing details and screenshots of Massive X via the Massive X Lab page on their blog – and, boy, is it looking good… First and foremost, Massive X is described as “an entirely new instrument, designed from the ground up”, and the interface reflects that, with its clear, clean layout, and enticing colours and iconography. The two main wavetable oscillators will apparently be boasting “around 125 wavetables at launch” and operate in ten distinct…