You are here

Computer / Software

  • 7089
    NI & iZotope Giveaway

    Audio Editors

  • 7090

    Scorewriters

  • 7023

    Virtual Instrument

  • link

    Frontier Designs Déesse

    Atari Notes

    Various companies are still putting development time and effort into creating 21st-century computers and add-ons based around the Atari operating system. Derek Johnson rounds up the breaking news.

    Techniques Oct 2001
  • link

    MacWorld

    Apple Notes

    After a slow start, OS X is starting to look quite promising for musicians, judging by behind-the-scenes news from MacWorld and an independent report pronouncing it the 'least latent' OS, especially under pressure. Paul Wiffen reveals all.

    Techniques Oct 2001
  • link

    Munon Tau Pro; Camel Audio SuperCamelPhat

    PC Notes

    Martin Walker tries out new VST Instruments and plug-ins, and reports on his personal experiences with a MIDI hardware controller.

    Techniques Oct 2001
  • link

    MacWorld Expo

    Apple Notes

    Paul Wiffen reveals highlights of the MacWorld Expo, and laments the passing of Apple's earliest UK evangelist while celebrating his permanent contribution to popular culture.

    Techniques Sep 2001
  • link

    MasterKEY

    Atari Notes

    You can add sophisticated MIDI mapping facilities to your Atari-based studio for next to nothing with some useful German shareware, as Derek Johnson explains.

    Techniques Sep 2001
  • link

    Nemesys Gigastudio; Shareware

    PC Notes

    Martin Walker takes a look at the latest update to the Nemesys Gigastudio, and reports on a disturbing trend for shareware developers.

    Techniques Sep 2001
  • link

    NET NOTES

    Music Instruction On-line

    Want to learn an instrument or improve your playing skills? Forget instructional books, videos, even human contact. As Mark Wherry explains, you can get your music instruction on-line.

    Techniques Sep 2001
  • link

    Building Your Own PC For Music

    D.I.Y

    It's tempting to save money by assembling your own PC, but unless you're an expert it can be a frustrating experience. Martin Walker shows you how to go about choosing components and putting them together.

    Techniques Sep 2001
  • link

    IK Multimedia Sampletank XL

    Virtual Sound Module VST Instrument [Mac & PC]

    All sorts of weird and wonderful instruments have been recreated in software, but IK Multimedia's Sampletank is the first serious attempt to make a high-quality workhorse sound module available in virtual form.

    Reviews Aug 2001
  • link

    NET NOTES

    Beatnik

    Mark Wherry investigates Beatnik, a powerful way of adding interactive music content to your web site.

    Techniques Aug 2001
  • link

    QuickTime VR; ASIO USB

    Apple Notes

    USB latency is reduced by new Mac ASIO drivers, mLAN development activity steps up, and there's more news of MIDI and audio support in OS X. Meanwhile, Paul Wiffen is making a movie...

    Techniques Aug 2001
  • link

    Stopping Hackers

    PC Notes

    Most of us assume that only big businesses and financial institutions will fall victim to hackers, but the reality is that someone could be attempting to invade your personal computer right now. Martin Walker tries to make the world safer for PC users.

    Techniques Aug 2001
  • link

    Zeus; Midigen

    Atari Notes

    Derek Johnson rounds up the latest Atari news and software availability.

    Techniques Aug 2001
  • link

    Ear Training: Improving Your Musical Skills

    Practical Tips & Techniques

    Ear training - learning to intuitively recognise note intervals, chords and progressions, and even absolute pitches - is something that many musicians could benefit from, although few actually attempt it. Richard Leon explains the skills involved, and rounds up some software which can help you improve in this area.

    Techniques Jul 2001
  • link

    BRIGHT SPARK?

    TC Works Spark XL v2 Mac Audio Editor

    Version 2 of TC Works' Spark XL stereo audio editing software offers several unique new features and a very fast new Virtual File Engine that should speed up the operation of the program with large files. Paul White fires it up...

    Reviews Jul 2001
  • link

    Compatible Drives

    Atari Notes

    Your Atari can connect to loads of peripherals you might not expect it to be able to use, including removable hard drives, DVD-RAM drives, and CD writers. Derek Johnson plugs in.

    Techniques Jul 2001
  • link

    Configuring Your PC

    PC Notes

    Like a phoenix from the ashes, Martin Walker's PC rises once again, in a new (and hopefully more robust) configuration.

    Techniques Jul 2001
  • link

    Audio Recording Using A PC Soundcard

    Basic Principles

    As with any recording system, the first goal of recording on a PC is to preserve as faithful a copy of the source sound as possible. Achieving this, however can be a complicated business. Martin Walker goes back to basics.

    Techniques Jul 2001
  • link

    Mac OS X

    Apple Notes

    There are dark mutterings against Steve Jobs on planes, trains and automobiles, as Paul Wiffen continues to struggle with phantom crashes and difficult reboots of OS9.1 since installing OS X on his computer...

    Techniques Jul 2001
  • link

    NET NOTES

    Songwriting Resources Online

    Want to write really great songs, sell millions of records and discover that money can't buy you happiness? There are plenty of sites on the web that aim to help you be a better songwriter, but there's also a lot of worthless rubbish out there. Sam Inglis tries not to waste too much time...

    Techniques Jul 2001
  • link

    ELECTRIC AVENUE

    Emagic EVP88 Electric Piano Virtual Instrument Plug-In For Logic Audio

    More and more vintage hardware instruments are now being modelled as virtual instrument plug-ins. With EVP88, Emagic have turned their attention to electric pianos, producing a Logic-only plug-in which models several different piano types. Paul White discovers that the tines they are a-changin'...

    Reviews Jul 2001

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Computer / Software