Computer Music July 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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Before affordable samplers and home computers arrived on the scene, the majority of musicians relied on professional facilities to get musical ideas out of their heads and onto some kind of physical playback medium. Every piece of equipment in the chain cost a pretty penny, and demanded a trained expert in order to get it all working. “From setup basics to speedy tracking, we’ve got all your bases covered” In today’s digital age, however, the process of capturing radio-quality music can be done entirely at home, using basic gear and software tools that can be acquired for less cash than a few sessions at a pro studio. All you need is the requisite musical talent and some technical knowhow to get you up to speed. So whether you’re a dance music lover recording…

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your filesilo downloads

Plugins Install and use Chorus CM, plus our entire cm Plugins collection Tutorial Videos See and hear exactly how it’s done with our expert video guides Samples Download this month’s exclusive packs and power up your tunes 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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Secure and safe online access, from anywhere Free access for every reader – print and digital Download only the files you want, when you want All 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 ( 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 and enter your Vault email address. Reset your password via the email you receive, and log in…

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THE FAST GUIDE TO RECORDING Ditch the expensive studio – we walk you through everything you need to record pro-quality vocals, guitars and drums at home Read the full article on p22 2 Setting preamp gain 5 Simple multi-miking 8 Recording electric guitar and bass 12 Software cue mixes and latency 14 Handling multiple takes: the ‘alternatives’ method 16 Comping: the cycle method cm Producer Masterclass HEIST 90-minute track breakdown with the jump-up king Note: this video is only available using the link on page 43 Read the full article on p42 CHORUS CM HoRNet’s pro modulation plugin is only available with – see and hear it at work in our video Read the full article on p52 DIGITAL MODULAR SYNTHESIS Craft FM and wavetable sounds with Fathom CM Read the full article on p62 1 Modulation recap 2 FM synthesis 3 Wave Draw oscillator 4 Wavetable creation 5 Two-osc wavetable 6 Wavetable voice 7 Finishing…

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Arturia V Collection 7 Arturia’s virtual vintage synth library keeps growing with more classics added You’d think Arturia would be running out of ideas for additions to their magnificent V Collection bundle of classic synth emulations, which, as of the last update – version 6 (10/10, 254) – stands at 21 in number, including Mini V, Modular V, DX7 V, CS-80 V and Jup-8 V. But no! For V Collection 7, the Grenoble-based software powerhouse have dug up yet another trio of sought-after instruments for resurrection in virtual form. Mellotron V brings the legendary British tape loop-powered keyboard (Strawberry Fields Forever, Watcher Of The Skies, etc) back to life, complete with all the original tapes (strings, flutes, brass, choir et al), plus the ability to import external samples for processing with its tape…