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Studio One v4 Chorder Intro

Recently, I upgraded to the latest version of Studio One from Presonus. One of the new features that it introduced was an instrument called Chorder.  Chorder is supposed to allow you to easily experiment and create chords of various types and flavors. More to come..

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Beating it up with EZDrummer

I’ve been on an upgrade tear as of late and one of the applications that I decided to purchase was EZDrummer from Toontrack. This app makes it dead simple to create drum tracks to jam to. More to come!

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My Adventures with Scalar

I am currently in the process of learning an application (and VST) called Scalar from Plugin Boutique. I don’t really need it to create chord progressions, but it sure is fun to play with and speeds up the process considerably. Stay tuned for updates!

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Audio Software

There are literally hundreds, if not thousands, of different software titles available that are related to creating or learning music.  I would never profess to know where your needs lie in this regard but here are a few that I find interesting or useful. RiffStation ($35) is a great learning and comping tool.  Is it […]

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Digital Audio Workstations

If you’re working on a limited budget (and who isn’t) there are a few DAWs you might want to check out before jumping to a paid version. There are several other free DAWs available and although limited, they’ll allow you to get your feet wet (or quite possibly drown) in the DAW multiverse.  Which you […]

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