Cubase 9 is here and it promises some major workflow enhancements and a brand new sampler. Hollin Jones finds out if it is indeed loaded to the nines'¦  

A Brief History 

The Project window now has Zones so you can see multiple sections from a single window

In the Zone

Zones also extend to MixConsole, which also has a new History function. 

Sample This!

The Sampler tracks let you create chromatic instruments from any audio clip in a project.  
A new EQ plugin in Cubase Pro 9 serves all your EQ needs.

Grab Bag

Existing plugins have been reworked for this new release.

The Verdict

Hollin Jones was classically trained as a piano player but found the lure of blues and jazz too much to resist. Graduating from bands to composition then production, he relishes the chance to play anything with keys. A sometime lecturer in videographics, music production and photography post production, Hollin has been a freelance w... Read More


I'm a long time user - I'm glad that they eventually came around to this (window management) - I posted an opinion poll on the official forum on the single window format many moons ago. Ironically many users didn't want it and somehow couldn't see that one could have both multi display support and better single display layout with docking windows. In the meanwhile I started using Presonus S1 on the laptop and Cubase a whole lot less ....

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