Posts with tag computer-music

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How to Make Music Without a Computer, My Dawless Setup

Computers can seem like the default tool for making electronic music, but it doesn't have to be that way. What are the advantages of working entirely without a DAW? Find out with this article & video.

Are Music Side Projects A Waste of Time or Energising Experiences?

In this curious article GW Childs explores the idea of whether music side projects could be beneficial or whether they might be a time drain.

5 Common Computer Problems Music Producers Can Solve Without Calling The Tech Guy

A computer that behaves badly when you’re trying to make music can be a real pain. Here are five things you can solve without calling in the PC doctors (or the Mac doctors!)...

How the Internet of Things Could Impact Music Composition, Production & Performance

How can one of "The Internet of Things" be applied to more than home automation appliances? Liam Lacey imagines a world where IOT is relevant to music recording, production & live performance.

Turning Historical Computers into Music

Composer Matt Parker has a different take on what to do with nearly extinct computer hardware: sample their signature sounds and make an album from it. Read the story, listen to the album.

13 Ways to Make Learning Music Software Less Scary

It's Halloween today, and high time we banish the fear and focus on empowerment. Here's 13 quick tips on how to make learning music software less scary than it might be.

How Far Has Music Technology Advanced Since Reading Rainbow in 1983?

If you grew up watching Reading Rainbow then your childhood was influenced by SteveH, the musical director (and now publisher for macProVideo.com). Watch this video on how he made the music in 1983!

For Fun or Fortune: Why Are You Making Music?

Chances are if you're reading this you make music in some form or another. Have you ever asked yourself the underlying motivation behind this for you? Are you in it for the fame? Fortune? Or, the fun?

3 Tips to Boost Creativity Using Sound When Sleeping

Some of us don't find Christmas to be the most enjoyable time... if you'd prefer to hibernate through the next couple of days we can help! G. W. Childs shows how sound can put you to sleep.

Track Comping in Studio One v2.5

PreSonus Studio One is building up a reputation as the new DAW on the block, and the credit is well deserved. Gary Hiebner discovers the joys of comping in version 2.5 of this new and popular DAW.

Beginners Guide: What ARE Audio and MIDI Anyway?

New to the world of music production? Need a reminder of some of the foundations? This is a greta place to start! Jay Asher breaks down the concepts into easy to understand, bit-sized chunks.

Electro-Acoustic Jam Session Max Msp.

Tonight I am in the studio with local legend Mike Anderson, master storyteller, composer of children's music, and dulcimer player.  We will be recording directly to a Tascam CD-Recorder through a Ma .