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  • Cubase
    Auditioning With Play and Scrub ToolsPre
    There are times when you will have to locate certain parts in the audio for a quick reference or you want to find a certain point in the song where the notes change or the chords change. Rather than listening to the whole song and finding out the location of in the slowest way possible, you can use certain auditioning tools provided by Cubase.Read More…
  • Cubase
    Using External Instruments and Effects in CubasePre
    Let’s go back to the past, when all you had was a tape machine, some external effects, a loop machine and reverbs. Getting nostalgic? Some engineers still prefer to use that gear to add originality and clarity to their mixes—a quality you simply cannot get through emulation or synthesis. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to set up your external effects and instruments in Cubase, and use them in your mixes.Read More…
  • Cubase
    Make the Most of Cubase's MetronomePre
    Everyone uses a metronome. Learning to use them effectively will help you prevent problems in your projects. In this tutorial, I will show you how to use the metronome (aka Click) in Cubase, and properly set up the features it offers.Read More…
  • Cubase
    Master The Transport Panel in Cubase: Part 3Prev
    In the previous two parts of this series, I have talked about setting up your transport panel, activating it, and a few important items in the panel that will improve your workflow, such as the the Arranger track controls, the virtual keyboard and the Jog/Scrub wheel. In this part, I will talk about Pre-roll and Post-roll, Punch-In and Punch-Out and Activity Meters.Read More…
  • Cubase
    Master The Transport Panel in Cubase: Part 2Prev
    Learning to master your transport panel is an important skill. However, improper use of the panel can create havoc and disrupt your workflow. In this tutorial, I'll talk about using the virtual keyboard and jog wheel. You'll learn how to record MIDI data even when you don’t have a MIDI keyboard, and how to control the playback of your project like they used to do in the olden days. Let’s get started.Read More…
  • Cubase
    Quick Tip: Finding Tempo Using Beat CalculatorPre
    Tempo is a fundamental principal of music. It drives the feel of the music, and adds emotion. But you have to get it right! You can’t expect a EDM song to have tempos of 50 or 60. In this quick tip, I will show you how to use Cubase's Tap Tempo feature and Beat Calculator. Read More…
  • Audio Production
    Master The Transport Panel in Cubase: Part 1Prev
    The transport panel is one of the most accessed panels in any DAW. It has the controls that help you to move along in your project, adjust the tempo and timing, move to markers, and, most importantly, control the playback. In this tutorial, I will show you the different functions that it provides and explain how to use them.Read More…
  • Cubase
    Quick Tip: Freezing Tracks in CubasePrev
    Don’t you hate to see the CPU overload indicator light up? Everything sounds distorted, and vocals resemble like Darth Vader on a bad day. Freezing tracks can help. In this quick tip, I'll explain how it's done.Read More…
  • Audio Production
    Exporting Audio Mixdown: Part 2Pre
    If you're a musician looking to expand your fan base, sell your work and achieve your dreams, you need to be able to share your music with other people. In this tutorial I'll show you the options that Cubase offers for various audio formats. Read More…
  • Mixing & Mastering
    Export Audio Mixdown Part 1: Understanding the SettingsPre
    If you ask me how to increase your fan base or make more money out of your music business, I would give you a very important tip: sharing. Read this tutorial to learn just how to do that.Read More…
  • Mixing & Mastering
    Quick Tip: Set Up A Mono Output In CubasePreview
    Listening to your music in mono is a great trick which will help you clear out phase issues and get a feel of how your music will sound through a single speaker. It can also show you where elements of the mix stand, and correct potential problems that may arise. In this tutorial, I will show you how to add a mono channel to your output bus, so that you can listen to your mix in mono.Read More…
  • Recording
    A Beginner's Guide to Recording Guitars In CubasePre400
    If you play guitar—or know someone who does—and want to learn how to record it, then this tutorial is for you. I'll show you how to record and mix your guitar, and teach you a few tricks to make it sound better. I'll be using Cubase, though you you should be able to follow along using your own DAW. Let’s get started.Read More…