Monthly Archives: August 2008

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Jargon Busting – Latency

Latency – is something you’ll hear a lot about. It is basically the delay in analogue sound being converted to digital. It works like this – analogue signal(mic/guitar) input – converts to digital in recording – output then converts back … Continue reading

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Getting Started

So ok, you’ve got your PC setup and you’ve chosen your Audio/Midi package. Where do you go from here? Well, first it’s an idea to setup your pc the best you can. Optimising your pc is the first step I … Continue reading

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Recording and Midi

So you’ve decided on your setup, now you need the software to record – So far I’ve seen two packages available, both are free to use. Reaper – A multi track audio package – rewired, vst support – midi support. … Continue reading

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Introduction – Requirements

The basics first. For a computer based recording system. A PC – today most PC’s have enough power to run a basic setup. Onboard sound cards – although not the best setup – are adequate to get started. Laptops also … Continue reading

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Mastering Plugins

X-CITA – Analog style exciter for mastering purposes, inspired on the BBE Maximizer models. Its warm sound and simplicity of using makes this exciter very suitable to add some subtle brightness in the high frequencies, and also make the lows … Continue reading

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Hunter S Thompson

‘The rock music business is a cruel and shallow trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There is also a negative side.’

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Mark Lamarr

“Shania ‘Oh I must remember to buy some mutton’ Twain once performed at the Nobe Peace Prize with Elton John and Phil Collins. You probably remember that year. They had to wrestle a Stanley knife off Nelson Mandela.”

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James Brown

‘God made me – but I created the myth.’

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Kurt Cobain

‘I wish I could have taken a class on becoming a Rock Star. It might Have prepared me for this.’

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Ozzy Osbourne

‘Of all the things I’ve lost, it’s my mind I miss the most’

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Free VST Plugins

Kjaerhaus Audio – Range of free audio plugins – Compressor, Delay, Chorus and more… Voxengo – Host of great free plugins – needs a bit of a search – but worth it.

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VST Compressors – Free to Whoah There

Free: Kjaerhaus Audio: Classic Compressor, link Classic Compressor is a classic analog style VST Compressor Plugin with a lot of warmth and punch. Special designed to use on individual Instruments and Vocal, but also useable on your final mixes. Smooth … Continue reading

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Mixing – Using Compression – The Seedier Way

If like me you have trouble with your mixing and mastering stage then the following article sent to me by the scottish reprobate Seedy Dave should help, OK so forgive the obvious but a quick once over basic compression first, … Continue reading

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Create Digital Music

Just found this site while browsing for free plugins. It’s not a plugins site but more a guide to computer aided music. http://createdigitalmusic.com/ A great site, well maintained and well organised. Check it out, found this article from30Nov06 about free … Continue reading

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Computer Music Magazine

http://www.computermusic.co.uk/ New to computer aided recording this excellent magazine is crammed full features. Reviews of software, samlples and equipment. Thoughtful and intersting interviews. Excellent tutorials – focussing on production, music creation, and software use. The magazine also comes with a … Continue reading

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