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Cubase 7

Steinberg has announced new versions of Cubase and Nuendo, bringing their versions to 7 and 6, respectively. This is pretty exciting news, so let’s talk about what’s new! Some of these new features are the same between both DAWs, and some are specific to one.  We’ll mention which ones are crossover, and which are independent

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Gobbler, the popular online cloud backup service for audio files, has announced a partnership with Avid, makers of Pro Tools.  The service gives you five gigabytes of upload space for free, and offers paid plans which allow you to buy more digital storage space for your Audio files and projects. Gobbler’s system searches your hard

Windows 8 packaging

Windows 8, the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system, is now here.  What does this mean for those of us who create music with our computers?  The good news is, it seems at this time that a lot of the software we know and love is ready to work with Windows 8. I”ve run the

Ableton Live 9 announced

Thursday, 25 October 2012 by
Ableton live new interface

  Ableton has announced Live 9, as we were expecting to happen soon after the video we recently spoke of which was posted to their Youtube page and then summarily removed.  In addition to the new software, there is a new hardware addition, called “Push”.  We’re reporting on what we know so far, so read

Ableton Live 9 on the horizon

Sunday, 21 October 2012 by
Ableton live new interface

Word has hit the internet that Ableton released, then removed, a video showcasing possible new Live devices in Ableton Live 9.  The video showcases some new revamps to the compressor, a new “Glue” Compressor, and some new GUI features.  The feature which many users have been asking for, the ability to separate the arrange and

32 Bit Float Recording Benefits

Saturday, 20 October 2012 by
32 bit float recording

32 Bit Float Recording; it sounds a bit odd, and many people don’t know what it means with respect to a Digital Audio Workstation like Pro Tools, Cubase, and etc.  So, let’s talk about 32 bit float ,and why it can help your audio productions.  32 bit float recording is very important in today’s digital

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Think about how lucky we are to have a product like ReWire. Working ‘behind the scenes’ it allows us to easily stream audio, midi and control information from one software application to another. Let’s dig a little further into what ReWire is and how it can help you in your studio. Originally developed by Propellerheads

There are a number of new features in Pro Tools 10, but let’s outline a bit of the major ones: Individual clip gain You can now adjust the gain of a clip in real time, and adjust the gain for each clip.  This will avoid having to ride a fader to write automation, or manually

I have a lot of clients who call me and say, “I should have bought a mac, I’d be able to make better music if I did”. I do my best to tell these folks; it’s ok; you don’t have to buy a mac to make great music. Conversely, I have a lot of folks

How to delete Pro Tools preferences on OS X Here is how to delete your Pro tools preferences on Mac OS X if the audio device setup causes an issue with launching Protools, or if you have other issues launching and using Pro Tools, such as when you change audio drivers and there is an


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