Our recent explorations of the new software synthesizers introduced in Cubase 4 conclude with a tour around Spector...
Here are the URL links to the audio examples that accompany and enhance the July 2008 Cubase Notes article.
We dive deeper than the presets to discover what you can do with Cubase 4's most complex bundled soft synth.
Links to the Mystic Synth audio examples that accompany June 2008's Cubase Notes.
The tools for audio slicing were overhauled in Cubase 4.1. Find out how to get the best from them.
There's more to Prologue than its presets — and it doesn't take long to create some excellent and unique patches.
Crafting the perfect mix is a difficult task, but often all you need is a bit of organisation to make things quicker, easier and more rewarding.
Cubase 4.1 brings a wealth of new features: we explore what you can do with the new side-chaining function.
It's so easy to reach for the same audio plug-ins time after time - but MIDI plug-ins such as Arpache can bring something different and shouldn't be overlooked.
Early notes, late notes, stacked notes... There's a range of problems that could stem from MIDI timing issues — but fortunately we have solutions to offer.
Cubase's audio warp facilities provide a powerful toolkit for manipulating the timing of recorded audio to fit grids and grooves.
Reverb and delay are vital tools for mixing. We explain how to get the best from Cubase's bundled plug-ins.
Cubase is packed with as much functionality as Doctor Who's TARDIS for bending the laws of time, and while the basics are easy, it pays to explore a little deeper.
Controlling your synth's dynamics using MIDI, rather than audio plug-ins, can offer you greater flexibility and good results. Here's how you do it.
Love it or loathe it, computer-based recording has made compiling the perfect performance a whole lot easier than with that pesky tape. We look at 'comping' techniques in Cubase 4.
For newsstand readers without subscriber access rights, here is an unlocked version of the MP3 audio files that accompany the June 2007 Cubase Notes article.
Using a gate to create rhythmic performances from sustained sounds is a classic dance music trick, but the same approach can work in almost any contemporary music style. Find out more...
If you've ever wanted a cheap and easy way to do drum replacement with Cubase, there are some good solutions out there...
Dynamics processing plays an important part in almost all modern music production. We look at some practical examples using Cubase 4's built-in dynamics plug-ins.
Cubase's Play Order Track is a powerful, but often overlooked, facility that is a Godsend for songwriters, composers and remixers alike.
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