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060 Tascam DM-3200Fully featured digital console complete with FireWire interfacing.
063 Sennheiser e912General-purpose boundary condenser augments Sennheiser’s 900 range.
064 M-Audio Axiom 25MIDI controller keyboard with weighted keys and features that belie its price.
067 Steinberg WaveLab 6 Comprehensive audio-production and mastering software for the discerning engineer.
070 SE Electronics Reflexion Filter Acoustic treatment with a difference – and it’s portable.
075 Alesis Fusion 8HDFull-size keyboard and music workstation with more than just one string to its bow – and a striking look to match...
078 Ted Fletcher Audio Gear P10 The Mighty TwinTop-end recording channel designed by a legendary and innovative industry figure. 081 Tascam HD-P2Professional-quality portable recorder for the musician on the move.
082 SE Electronics RibbonOnce the preserve of high-end studios,ribbon mics look set to fall within the budgets of home and project setups.
084 Arturia Prophet VSoftware emulation of another classic synth from yesteryear. 086 Yamaha MW12No-nonsense USB mixer with six mic preamps.
089 Mini Reviews Pro Sessions 24 Antonio Dilillo Signature Electro Patterns Vol.1,Electronic Guitars Vol.1,Making Tracks, Fabrik C, Variable Ambience Drums
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JUNE 2006 CONTENTS
024 Composing Music for TV The demand for original music to accompany television programming continues to grow,offering composers and musicians another avenue of possibility as far as making money from their talents is concerned.Mark Cousins explores the world of small-screen soundtracks. 032 Cubase SX/SL3 Workshop Knowing your way fluently around Cubase can only make for improved productivity and a less frustrating musicmaking experience.Hollin Jones explains how you can customise Cubase to ensure its myriad functions and features fall neatly under your fingers. 036 Ten Minute Master No81: The Importance of Dither Deliberately introducing artificial noise into your pristine digital recordings might seem like a foolish thing to do, but,as Grant Bridgeman explains,it’s a very necessary part of the recording process... 039 Recording Guitar Part 2 Thanks to the advent of digital modelling,guitarists no longer have to make do with the sonic characteristics of a single amplifier or speaker cabinet.Mike Hillier demonstrates how this new technology can be put to good use in the studio,and looks at different ways of getting the resulting sound into your workstation. 044 Reason 3.0 Workshop Creating the kind of beats you hear in drum‘n’bass is a fundamental task that can be achieved in a number of different ways.Hollin Jones takes a new approach. 046 Ten Minute Master No82: Hard Drives Just as the CD replaced vinyl and cassette,so once cutting-edge studio technology has also seen its day,with tape-based recording being replaced by a more convenient,compact and efficient means of storing audio. Mark Cousins charts the rise and rise of the hard drive. 049 Promoting Your Music on MySpace Making your music available to the masses is a key step to getting noticed and – hopefully – bagging that all-important record deal.Hollin Jones explores the benefits of setting up home on MySpace. 052 Sonar 5 Workshop Brian Smithers explains how the RXP REX Player can bring a new dimension to working in Sonar 5. 055 Questions and Answers
006 On your MTMcoverdisc 009 News The latest developments in the world of music technology. 020 Rack ’em up New products coming soon to a music store near you. 022Subscribe to Music Tech MagazineAnd choose one of four superb PC Publishing software tips books each worth £9.95. 073 Competition Win one of four pairs of Tannoy Reveal 5A active monitors worth £299 each! 095 Write for reply Your views,comments and suggestions. 096 Back Issues Missed an issue? 097 Next month Next time in MTM. 098 Back Track Flaming Lips,Race For The Prize
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