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064 Ableton Live 5 The all-in-one production and performance suite reaches the ripe old age of five. 068 Focusrite Saffire FireWire interface with onboard DSP processing. 071 Sontronics STC-2 Quality mic with an affordable price tag. 072 Celemony Melodyne uno The cheapest way yet to manipulate pitch and time? 075 Edirol MA-15D Active monitoring solution for the home studio. 076 Roland V-Synth XT The groundbreaking hardware synth gets a makeover and a host of new features. 078 Fulltone Tube Tape Echo A vintage idea meets modern technology – to excellent effect. 079 FXpansion Guru Your beatbox dream come true?
080 Genelec 8020A Active Monitors Small-enclosure speakers with plenty of bottom end. 082 Steinberg Virtual Bassist Bring in the bass without swelling your line-up... 084 Blue Red Type B Modern mic body with interchangeable capsules. 086 EastWest/Quantum Leap Symphonic Choirs An epic step forward for the sampled choir. 087 Quested S8 Active professionallevel monitors from a pedigree British company. 089 Mini Reviews ChronoX3,Shamisen,Cocktail And Percussion,The Future Of Music: Manifesto For The Digital Music Revolution,Absynth 3 Tutorial DVD, z3ta+,MXL Desktop Recording Kit, Pro Tools Surround Sound Mixing.
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79FXPANSION GURU 76ROLAND V-SYNTH XT
39REASON 3.0 TIPS AND TRICKS
51MEMORABLE MELODIES PART 2
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SEPTEMBER 2005 CONTENTS
020 Psychedelic Studio Many of the pioneering sounds of the 60s and 70s were the result of experimentation and ingenuity,with engineers and producers constantly looking for new ways to create unique effects.We look at some of the techniques they devised and show you how to reproduce them in your studio... 026 Cubase SX/SL3 Workshop Cubase comes with a veritable treasure trove of instruments and effects that will take you an age to explore in detail. Hollin Jones shows you how to make the most of them. 030 Ten Minute Master No63: Audio Analysis You might think that your ears are all you need to understand what’s happening in your music,but spectral analysis can show you a bigger picture.Mark Cousins explains. 033 Interview: Kieran Hebden Years of experience playing live has helped shape the Four Tet sound of today,but the approach to composition and recording has remained largely unchanged despite critical acclaim and big-selling records.Kieran Hebden talks to MTMabout the method behind his music. 036 Sonar 4 Workshop Brian Smithers shows you how to extend your musical possibilities by marrying Sonar with Cakewalk’s Project5 through the ReWire protocol. 039 Reason 3.0 Tips and Tricks Version 3.0 of the ever-popular sequencing software packs a huge number of features under its unassuming hood.This first instalment of our focus on Reason brings you 80 tips and tricks for setting up and using the application. 046 Logic Pro 7 Workshop Logic’s Guitar Amp Pro isn’t useful only to guitarists:drums, vocals,keyboards and just about any other instrument can benefit from a bit of lo-fi treatment.Mark Cousins gets dirty. 051 Memorable Melodies: Part 2 In the concluding instalment,Keith Gemmell demonstrates how just a handful of musical techniques and devices can bring a seemingly innocuous tune to life. 054 Ten Minute Master No64: Mic Frequency Response Grant Bridgeman explains how understanding microphone frequency response charts can help you pick a mic that’s most suitable for the task at hand. 057 Questions and answers
006 On your MTMDVD-ROM 009 News The latest developments in the world of music technology. 018 Rack ’em up New products coming soon to a music store near you. 062Subscribe to Music Tech MagazineGet the next 12 issues of MTMplus a free Platinum Pro Samples Pack worth £79.99! 096 Write for reply Your views,comments and suggestions. 097 Back issues and next month What’s been and is coming in MTM 098 Back Track Big Black,Racer X.
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