Computer Music September 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.

United Kingdom
Future Publishing Ltd
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37,43 €(IVA inc.)
13 Números

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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 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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From straight-up club bangers to experimental esoterica, house, techno and their various subcategories are dominant forces in the dance music ecosphere. On the surface, producing four-to-the-floor styles appears easy, but making authentic, powerful tunes that stand out from the crowd is far tougher than it seems. “Making authentic, powerful tunes that stand out is tougher than it seems” That’s why this month’s is jam-packed with tutorials, artist interviews and tips to help skyrocket those studio skills and get your tunes rocking any dancefloor. There’s our huge House & Techno Masterclass cover feature (p22), plus a history lesson on the legendary TR-909 drum machine (p56). If you’re looking for insight into pro producers’ studios and workflow, we’ve got a real-time remixing session with tech house titans Leftwing : Kody (p42), plus an interview…

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your filesilo downloads

Plugins Install and use HY-FX 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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HOUSE & TECHNO MASTERCLASS All the production techniques you need to make perfect 4/4 tunes – from classic to cutting-edge 2 How to produce a funky French house track 3 Designing Dirtybird-style bass with NI Massive 4 Gorgon City-inspired pads with u-he Bazille CM 5 Jeff Mills-style rolling TR-909 drums 6 Squelchy lead sequence with Phonec CM 7 Synthesising Drumcodeesque techno stabs Read the full article on p22 cm Producer Masterclass LEFTWING:KODY See the tech house duo remix a track in real time in this month’s in-studio video Note: this video is only available using the link on page 44 Read the full article on p42 HY-FX CM Find out how to use this issue’s free software – a multitalented multieffect from HY-Plugins Read the full article on p52 909 SESSIONS Roland’s seminal drum machine deconstructed in our video Read the full article on p56 EASY GUIDE PASSING CHORDS Read the full article…

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Future Audio Workshop SubLab Get your 808 on with this sub-focused new softsynth solution Future Audio Workshop – best known for their Circle2 synth (8/10, 220) – have released SubLab, a plugin synth for Mac and PC dedicated solely to the production of “powerful 808 style sub-bass that sounds punchy on every speaker, every time”. A SubLab patch comes together as a freely adjustable mix of a simple one-oscillator analogue-style synth, a kick drum or other transient sample, and the X-Sub “psychoacoustic sub-bass oscillator”. The synth features sine, triangle, saw and square waves, and volume, pitch and filter envelopes; while the sample can be sourced from a 250-strong factory library of 808, TR-8 and other kicks, or imported from your own collection via drag-and-drop, then tweaked in terms of playback and loop start/…