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Sonar: The Human Touch

Sonar Tips & Techniques
Published May 2018
By Craig Anderton

Use two Quantize MIDI plug-ins in series to create variations in a drum part that go beyond changes in quantisation strength or velocity.Use two Quantize MIDI plug-ins in series to create variations in a drum part that go beyond changes in quantisation strength or velocity.

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

The big news is that, in a 23rd February news release, the Cakewalk home page (www.cakewalk.com) said that: “BandLab Technologies today announced the acquisition of certain assets and the complete set of intellectual property of Cakewalk Inc from Gibson Brands.” By the time this issue hits the streets we’ll probably know the details, but presently we do know that while Sonar will no longer be called Sonar (apparently due to legal reasons), it will retain its incarnation as a desktop application, and both Noel Borthwick and Ben Staton have been retained from the engineering team. Stay tuned — as Yoda once said: “Always in motion is the future.” [Stop Press: Cakewalk by BandLab...

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Published May 2018