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There are many popular software Digital Audio Workstations (or DAWs) and Sound On Sound regularly covers all the top brands in its monthly DAW Masterclasses. From Steinberg Cubase and Avid Pro Tools, PreSonus Studio One and Apple Logic Pro, MOTU Digital Performer to Ableton Live, Reason Studios Reason and Cockos Reaper, you'll find how-to techniques and tips for all of these and other DAWs collected under the sections shown above.

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    Cakewalk: Export Stems With Control Bar

    Cakewalk By BandLab Tips & Tricks

    Cakewalk's new Control Bar takes all the pain out of exporting stems.

    Techniques Nov 2019
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    Cakewalk: Sonitus Plug-in Suite

    Cakewalk Tips & Techniques

    We continue our exploration of Cakewalk's oft–overlooked Sonitus plug-in suite.

    Techniques Sep 2019
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    Cakewalk: Sonitus Effects

    Cakewalk Tips & Techniques

    They may be old, but the Sonitus effects bundled with Cakewalk are surprisingly powerful.

    Techniques Jul 2019
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    Cakewalk: Customisable Workspace

    Cakewalk / Sonar Tips & Techniques

    Change the look and feel of Cakewalk to suit your workflow.

    Techniques Jun 2019
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    Cakewalk: Ripple Effect

    Cakewalk / Sonar Tips & Techniques

    Find out how to get the most out of Cakewalk's ripple edit modes.

    Techniques May 2019
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    Cakewalk: Plug-in Management

    Cakewalk by BandLab Tips & Techniques

    Here's how to tidy up your plug-in menu in Cakewalk.

    Techniques Apr 2019
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    Cakewalk: REX Files

    Cakewalk By BandLab Tips & Techniques

    Cakewalk has some powerful tools for working with REX clips.

    Techniques Mar 2019
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    Cakewalk: Mastering A Seamless Album

    Cakewalk/Sonar Tips & Techniques

    Cakewalk has all the tools you need to put together a seamless DJ‑style album.

    Techniques Feb 2019
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    Cakewalk By Bandlab: TTS-1 Synth

    Cakewalk / Sonar Tips & Techniques

    TTS‑1 is over 14 years old, still on version 1.00 and comes bundled free with BandLab. Yet to dismiss it would be a mistake, because the TTS‑1 has a number of really useful mobile-friendly features.

    Techniques Jan 2019
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    New Time-stretching In Cakewalk By Bandlab

    Sonar / Cakewalk Tips & Techniques

    Zplane’s advanced time-stretching and pitch-shifting algorithms are now available in Cakewalk.

    Techniques Dec 2018
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    Become A Cakewalk Power User

    Cakewalk By Bandlab / Sonar Tips & Techniques

    Become a Cakewalk power user with these handy hints.

    Techniques Oct 2018
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    Cakewalk: Automation Station

    Cakewalk By Bandlab / Sonar Tips & Techniques

    There’s more to Cakewalk’s automation than just moving faders!

    Techniques Sep 2018
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    Cakewalk: Creating Multi Plug-in FX Chains

    Cakewalk By Bandlab / Sonar Tips & Techniques

    Save time and screen space by combining multiple plug-ins into FX Chains in Cakewalk.

    Techniques Aug 2018
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    Cakewalk by Bandlab

    Sonar/Cakewalk By Bandlab Tips & Techniques

    Sonar is dead, long live Cakewalk by Bandlab! We run through some of its top features.

    Techniques Jul 2018
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    Sonar: Ticket To Wide

    Sonar Tips & Techniques

    Increase the stereo width of your tracks with Mid-Sides processing in Sonar.

    Techniques Jun 2018
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    Sonar: The Human Touch

    Sonar Tips & Techniques

    Add a human element to your drum parts with Sonar’s various quantising options.

    Techniques May 2018
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    Chopping Up Loops In Sonar

    Cakewalk Sonar Tips & Techniques

    We show you the many ways you can chop up and manipulate loops in Sonar.

    Techniques Apr 2018
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    Sonar: Back To The Features

    Cakewalk Sonar Tips & Techniques

    We show you some of Sonar’s lesser-known functionality beginning with the DSP menu...

    Techniques Mar 2018
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    Transferring Sonar Projects To A New DAW

    Cakewalk Sonar Tips & Techniques

    We show you how to transfer your projects from Sonar to a new DAW.

    Techniques Feb 2018
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    Using Groove Clips In Sonar

    Cakewalk Sonar Tips & Techniques

    Get the most out of Groove Clips in Sonar.

    Techniques Jan 2018
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    Craft The Perfect Sonar Mix

    Cakewalk Sonar Tips & Techniques

    Craft the perfect mix in Sonar with these handy hints.

    Techniques Dec 2017

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