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ABOUT SOUND: THE THREE MAJOR FEATURES

What we normally perceive and define as ‘sound’ or ‘noise’, is nothing more than a series of vibrations which are captured and absorbed by our eardrums. These vibrations are moving air particles generated by a given ‘source of sound’. In reality, we are not able as human beings to hear all kind of noises. That would actually not (to be continued..)

GARAGEBAND: HOW IT WORKS

Garage Band is a music creation software developed by Apple working on all Mac computers as well as iPad and iPhone. Its interface is extremely simple and intuitive, making it the ideal tool for those who want to start making music on their own computer.The software, in fact, includes an internal sound library which makes (to be continued..)

GARAGE BAND – HOW TO MODIFY A MIDI RECORDING

Garage Band is a music creation software for those who want to start recording and arranging their own music on a computer. It is considered as an ‘entry level’ programme offered by Apple, which is a simplified version of Logic Pro.In this article we are going to see how you can modify a registration (to be continue..)

CHANGING MUSIC TEMPO AND MUSIC SIGNATURE WITH CUBASE

Like any music software, Cubase gives you the option to change the tempo of a given music track. This feature can be used, for example, when you need to slow down the rhythm or insert a change of beat. Here is how you do this on Cubase: First, open the control panel called “Tempo Track” from where you will be able to visu (to be continued..)

Sidechain Compression: how it works

In this article we will speak about the technique of sidechain compression, a very useful technique in the mixing phase but also used artistically, in electronic music for example, to get the so-called “ducking” effect. To start with, how does it works?A traditionally set-up compressor acts on the dynamics (to be continued..)

A lot of things are changing…

We all realized that the record companies do not invest more on new talents (except for who comes from talent shows..). This happens because the records don’t sell anymore. Illegal downloading has exceeded 90% of the legal (data IFPI 2010). But I don’t really think the music is in crisis..I’m convinced that it’s even more in the artists’ hands.