Category: Audio Software

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Installing Cubase AI 8 for Yamaha AG03/AG06 USB Mixer Audio Interface

With Yamaha AG03/AG06 provided is the free DAW from Steinberg, Cubase AI 8. Some software and licensing are not as easy as they need to be. In this video, I guide you on how to download and install it.

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Gated Reverb Effect Tutorial with Studio One V3 Prime

Reverb can be a great tool to add dimension to musical instruments & vocals. Too much can cause distraction and may sound awful. The more reverb applied, the further back the original audio will sound, losing its place on our…

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Magix Samplitude Pro X Silver FREE DAW

This is a quick demo of MAGIX’s Samplitude Pro X Silver, free DAW, as I use it to show basic mastering of my latest song. The software comes free with several MIDI keyboard manufacturers as OEM software.

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Parallel Compression with PreSonus Studio One V3 Prime

To achieve tight, punchy, uniform and balanced mix, we can use compression. But like any processing of an audio, we can lose some details and clarity. No different with audio compression. We maintain the transients and clarity of an audio…

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Studio One V3 Prime Sub Group Bus Workaround

Using my newly recorded song ready for mixing as an example, I explain how to gain or create Sub/Aux Buses, even though this is not supported in Studio One V3 Prime DAW. I also talk about reasons for using Sub…

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Recording a Song with Studio One Prime – Part 5, The Drums

In this part of the series, I talk about the drum tracks. I recently recorded the drums for the arrangement from my KORG PA3x, having 7 tracks for the drum set, separating each drum kit part. I talk about why…

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ProTools | First vs Studio One v3 Prime Comparison

A basic comparison between the two free DAWs, AVID ProTools | First and PreSonus Studio One V3 Prime. A great way to start with either platform.

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Want AVID’s ProTools DAW for Free? YES!

UPDATE: September 2022, ProTools | First has been replaced with ProTools Intro having fewer limitations. In this video, I demonstrate how to visit AVID’s website and download ProTools | First for FREE. Check out the DAW workspace and try some…

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MIDI File to Song with Music Creator 7 – Final Part 3

AS OF LATE 2017, CAKEWALK HAS CLOSED ITS DOORS. This is the final part of the series of videos showing how to import a MIDI song file into Cakewalk’s Music Creator 7, assign instruments and sounds to the midi notes,…

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MIDI File to a Song with Music Creator 7 – Part 2

AS OF LATE 2017, CAKEWALK HAS CLOSED ITS DOORS. Part 2 of the series. Selecting and mixing the tracks and recording the vocals.

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MIDI File to a Song with Music Creator 7 – Part 1

AS OF LATE 2017, CAKEWALK HAS CLOSED ITS DOORS. In this part 1 of the series of videos, I demonstrate how to use a freely available MIDI file to load into Music Creator 7 and assign new sounds to re-arrange…

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How To: Apply Stereo Reverb on Mono Tracks with Studio One V3 Prime

A quick demonstration on how to apply stereo reverb effect on mono recorded track to give the instrument a wider, more space and dimension, recorded in PreSonus Studio One V3 Prime.