Clipping and compressing a drum recording to achieve an exciting sound texture
Why choosing a key for your song is one of the most important aspects of preparation for production and recording
Audio demonstrations of distortion produced by compressor plug-ins
Make an attention-getting lo-fi introduction for a track
The Waves CLA-76 compressor plug-in on snare drum, with video
Can you hear the subtle effect of the knee control of the compressor? (With audio and video demonstrations)
Setting microphone preamplifier gain to achieve both adequate headroom and a good signal-to-noise ratio
New monitors? Now you need to tune in your ears.
The new battlefield in the loudness war?
How to get started quickly in home recording
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December 15, 2004
Fervent Software announced the availability of Studio..to go!, a bootable CD of integrated MIDI and audio sequencing, score and synthesis software for the demanding musician and composer. Studio..to go! contains a configured Linux OS and runs entirely from the CD on Windows compatible 32-bit PCs and requires no installation.
The package includes the Rosegarden MUSIC sequencer and scoring package, Ardour DAW software, the JAMin mastering tool, Hydrogen drum machine and a large selection of audio plugins and virtual instruments along with CD ripping and burning software. Studio..to go! also allows you to make use of any existing VSTs and Soundfonts that you may already have installed on your system.
Combined with a USB memory stick, you can take both studio and compositions around with you in your pocket. Because the software isn't installed and runs in its own environment you don't need to worry about compatability issues withexisting software on your system.
Fervent Studio..to go! is available from the Fervent website for 49.99GBP including postage and packing. The price includes bootable CD in mini DVD case, "getting started" notes, tutorials, introductions to all of the music applications included and 30 days email support and access to registered users' support forums.
For more information, visit their web site at www.ferventsoftware.comCome on the FREE COURSE TOUR