Sonar X1's ProChannel offers two different compressor types, both modelled on famous classic hardware.
Can Cakewalk's radical rethink of the DAW user interface tempt users of competing products into the Sonar fold — without alienating existing fans?
Sonar's EQ capabilities take a huge step forward with X1's ProChannel.
Sonar X1 offers a very different user interface experience to previous versions — so here's a guide to the new GUI.
Having looked at routine backups last month, the second of this two-part series explores the more arcane art of archiving.Read Part 1.
In the first of this two-part series, we look at the best ways to manage your day-to-day backups in Sonar.Read Part 2.
Snap it up! Transform your music with snapshot effects automation.
Sonar can help you produce great normal vocals — but it can also do all kinds of crazy things to your voice...
Step sequencers are known for their mechanical sound. But do they have to be so rigid? Not in Sonar 8.5...
Use track templates to give your electric guitar an acoustic sound and perk up your synths.
Plug-ins are likely to be integral to how you work, so its worth making sure theyre organised and well behaved.
AudioSnap always had potential, but never quite fulfilled its promise. However, those of you now taking a second look will like what they see.
Put together quick and easy drum tracks with Sonar 8.5s Session Drummer 3.
Last issue, we covered methods for recording a solo artist. This time Craig Anderton covers editing and comping.
Recording a solo performer requires a different approach from recording a band, and different ways of using Sonar.
Its not touted as version 9, but the list of improvements certainly makes this years upgrade to Cakewalks Sonar DAW a big deal.
We explain some of the tricks and composition methods opened up by Sonar 8.5s new Matrix view.
Sonar 8.5s VX64 Vocal Strip offers new possibilities for vocal processing.
Get to grips with Sonars brand-new PX64 percussion strip, which offers all the processors you need for treating drums.
Sampled drums lacking realism? Synthesize stereo room mics to add authentic ambience with Sonars built-in effects.
Get a big, produced sound from Sonars classic analogue drumbox samples.
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