Computer Music October 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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From recording chords and riffs to bashing virtual beats, a MIDI keyboard or controller is an essential peripheral for any serious producer. Not only will one help you lay down rhythmic and melodic ideas like, well, an actual musician, but they also provide unique compositional and performance features that allow you to exploit all that sonic power found inside your DAW. So in this month’s hands-on cover feature, starting on p22, we’re going to break away from the screen and show you how 2019’s new wave of specialist keyboards, DAW controllers and all-in-one software/hardware hybrid setups can unlock new dimensions of expression, control and creativity when in the studio. “Unlock new dimensions of expression, control and creativity in the studio” Speaking of next-gen production tools, Native Instruments’ long-awaited sequel to their iconic virtual…

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your filesilo downloads

Plugins Install and use Outlaw 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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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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HANDS- ON MIDI Watch our step-by-step guides and master today’s new breed of keyboards and controllers Read the full article on p22 1 Setting up Zones on the Novation SL MkIII 4 NI Komplete Kontrol S61 and Ableton Live 8 Getting started with NI Maschine Mikro Mk3 9 Hands-on with Ableton Push 2 and Live 10.1 13 MPE with ROLI Seaboard Block and Equator 17 Setting up and using the Sensel Morph cm Producer Masterclass METRIK DnB maven Tom Mundell walks you through the making of Hackers Note: this video is only available using the link on page 45 Read the full article on p44 OUTLAW CM See how to use WA Production’s gain-rider plugin – free this issue Read the full article on p54 cm/experts Our resident music production gurus walk you through their specialist field every Read month EASY GUIDE REVOICING MAJOR CHORDS Read the full article on p72 STUDIO…

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Unfiltered Audio Lion State-of-the-art synthesis meets modular FX processing Unfiltered Audio have consistently garnered high review scores in with their gradually expanding range of powerful and innovative plugin effects, the most recent being the fabulous BYOME(9/10, 264). Their latest release, however, sees the company making the move into the virtual instrument space: Lion is a two-oscillator synth featuring a modular effects row lifted from BYOME, a freeform modulation setup and more, all presented in a single-screen interface. As well as the expected subtractive analogue emulation, Lion’s two oscillators offer a further 25 modal algorithms, including FM, Additive, Superoscs, Chaos, Noise, Wavefolding and more, for a wide range of raw tones. The algorithms have been designed with modulation in mind, and Unfiltered say that Lion’s Drift and Unison features make it “simple to program…