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Computer Music

Computer Music July 2016

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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“Subscribe and get a D16 effects plugin!” Last month, we introduced D16 Group’s debut cm Plugin, the astonishing Frontier, and we also dropped hints of a very special offer that could net you another free D16 plugin. So here it is: simply subscribe – or renew, if you’re already a subscriber – to cm between 18 May and 15 June and get any D16 SilverLine effects plugin, worth $49/€39/£32, absolutely free! With subs starting at just £27 a year, you’d be barmy not to take advantage of this history-making deal. Deciding which of the seven SilverLine effects to go for could be tough, though – so flip to p65 for our in-depth guide to the creative talents of these superb studio essentials, and read the full offer details on p71. Still hungry for…

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dvd + download

Sinevibes Cluster 2 The full version of this Mac AU effects plugin worth $29 is yours to download, p10 Dotec-Audio DeeMonitor Emulate monitors, and tweak mid, side, left and right channels with this utility plugin, p14 Sample Essentials Part 2 INSTANT FILLS Punctuate your tracks in no time with this talented pack of 914 ready-baked drum fills, p16 ULTIMATE PERCUSSION & CITY NIGHTS 3672 more samples also free to download with this issue! CM Plugins Our exclusive collection of free plugins for Mac and PC. See what’s available on p18…

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download exclusive

Tutorial videos High-quality videos to guide you through our tutorials. Wherever you see the icon on the left, there’s a video version to watch See this issue’s entire video content on the next pages Tutorial files A folder full of audio examples, synth patches and project files to help you follow our tutorials This digital content has been thoroughly scanned and tested at all stages of production, but as with all new software, we still recommend that you run a virus checker before use. We also recommend that you have an up-to-date backup of your hard drive before using the content. Future cannot accept responsibility for any disruption, damage and/or loss to your data or computer system that may occur while using this magazine’s programs and/or data. Consult your network administrator before installing any software…

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Our fantastic software, samples, videos and tutorial files are now available to download! To get access to this content, go to vault.computermusic.co.uk on your PC or Mac’s web browser. You’ll be asked to register and answer a few simple questions to prove that you’ve got the mag. You’ll then be given access to our content! You can sign in any time to register new issues and download more content. For more info, see our Vault FAQ: bit.ly/cmvaultfaq * Please note that the Producer Masterclass video is not available as a download via our Vault. See page 60 for viewing instructions, or watch on Apple Newsstand via built-in internet streaming.…

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cm / video

KICK & BASS POWER Get them as powerful as possible while still grooving together using the advice in our huge guide Read the full article on p36 SINEVIBES CLUSTER 2 This Mac AU sequencer-driven effects plugin is yours for free, with this issue only Read the full article on p10 DOTEC-AUDIO DEEMONITOR Simulate monitors and take control of your signal’s channels with this indispensable software utility Read the full article on p14 GET CREATIVE WITH D16 EFFECTS Take these pro plugins for a ride, and claim one for free when you subscribe or renew! Read the full article on p65 TOMMY VERCETTI Watch as he deconstructs one of his Ibiza-inspired tunes in this in-studio video session Read the full article on p59 Grab this issue’s videos via Vault download – see p5 for details THE CM GUIDE TO DRUM FILLS Program vibrant, realistic fills right inside your…

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cm / experts

EASY GUIDE JAZZ/FUNK CHORDS Move beyond basic triads and create soulful chord progressions Read the full article on p80 DESIGNER SOUNDS STRETCH AND SHIFT Get the retro sound of classic pitchshifted and timestretched sounds Read Read the the full full article article on on ppxx 82 GEEK TECHNIQUE UPWARD COMPRESSION Turn your dynamics processors on their heads with this process Read the full article on p84 DR BEAT PUSH AND PULL Manipulate groove and tension with these expert timing tweaks Read Read the the full full article article on on p86pxx…