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Music Production Walkthroughs

Women & Axe-victims First

Over the years I have often presented music production and playing tutorials / walkthroughs at YouTube. The idea for these is quite simple, it involves stepping through the process of how certain tracks and cues were put together. Stopping along the way to go into some finer detail where it may be interesting.

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Using Negative Track Delay to Pull Your Track Into Time

Negative Delay Enlarged

Today’s tools for creating music are awesome. If you doubt it, just look back a few years (or more) and think about how you put your tracks together and the sounds you used and where you recorded them… Yup… So now it is a little easier eh? Of course you still have to be musical…

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Writing a Psiren Song

Psiren Cover

I haven’t done anything like this for a while and a few kind folks have asked how it came together. So I thought I would share it. The Music & Production The entire production took place in Cubase 6.5 with Wavelab 7 for a bit of mastering. As you can see from the screen shot…

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10 Ways to Enhance Your Digital Audio Workstation

Does your DAW need a wash and brush up? As producers we spend a lot of time trying to get the best performance from our studio computers. Here’s 10 of my suggestions for getting the best from your Windows Digital Audio Workstation. This is not a detailed discussion but of course if anyone would like…

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Using Cubase 6 – Matching Tempo

Define Tempo

Imagine the scenario – You are about to start work on a remix and you have been sent the original radio edit plus vocals as a reference. You need to pull the original track (and vocals and possibly other parts) into a project and line them up so the vocals fit and you can work…

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