Category: setup

Computer Music – Unlikely Tips and Tricks – XP

If you had the misfortune to read my previous article/rant/memories on XP link you will know my previous liking for it as an operating system. Unfortunately it is no longer viable as an operating system with the software and plugins that I have. It does however still have a use in my studio. Like I’ve stated in […]

How to program drums in Reaper using Piano Roll

Video tutorial using Reaper and piano roll to create a drum track using midi. New video created to show how to program drums in Reaper using Piano roll. VST Drums are Session Drummer 2 available to buy from the Cakewalk store for £8.99 http://www.store.cakewalk.com/b2cus/ProductInfo.aspx?productid=10-CPHH1.00-20E You can download the named notes file used in the video […]

X-Session UC-17 & ACT Sonar setup FX

Here is a guide to setting up the X-Session UC-17 to control VST FX in Sonar 7 It is part 1 – showing you how to setup a Control Surface and how to use the ‘midi learn’ function. This guide is a more advanced version of the article, X-Session UC-17 – How to setup ACT/Sonar […]

Optimizing PC For Music Production

Setting up a PC or Laptop for Audio/Music production is a neccesity. All these tips are XP based but some can be applied to Vista as well. Here are a few tips… I’ll update this one as I go. If it’s possible do not use PC for internet. And only install Music Software. If that’s […]