In our October 2008 issue we look at the state of modern DAW software, with update reviews, commentary, and in-depth discussions of seven major systems. There’s also a hands-on article about templates in Pro Tools, really cool mix tricks for vocal tracks and drums, a slew of cool reviews, Readers’ Tapes with Marty Peters, and much more. You won’t want to miss it!
Song Production in Pro Tools Part 10: Mixing Instruments |
Our mix of our demo song continues... from the drums (last month) to the vocal (next month), we take care of everything in between.
Recording’s Vocal Column |
Our look at the basics of vocal mixing continues with time-based effects.
Recording’s Bass Column |
Part 2 of our analysis of famous bass tracks takes us to 1982, and Toto’s “Rosanna.”
Recording’s Drum Column |
More major-studio techniques for small studios—this time, for mixing.
State Of The DAW |
It’s late 2008. Do you know where your audio software is? Upgrade and status-quo reports on ACID Pro 6, Cubase 4, Live 7, Logic Pro 8, Pro Tools 7.4, and SONAR 7, plus a full review of Digital Performer 6.
State Of The Operating System |
And while we’re at it, what’s in the crystal ball for Windows and Mac OS X?
In The Studio: Setting Up A Session Template In Pro Tools |
A Pro Tools engineer with a star-studded résumé explains his secrets for being fast and creative right out of the starting gate.
Apogee Symphony System |
A high-powered PCIe card and flexible routing software turn any Mac Pro into a world-class multichannel audio machine... with latency so short it breaks the sound barrier.
Little Labs Lmnopre Mic Preamp |
Exceptional specs and a smooth, musical sound make this modern design a standout.
Plug-in Outlet |
Chandler Limited/Abbey Road TG12413 compressor/limiter; Studio Devil Virtual Guitar Amp.
Kel Audio HM-2D |
A large-diaphragm condenser with an unusual warm character.
Blue Snowflake |
A portable, convenient, fine-sounding, and terribly cute USB mic.
Recording’s Showcase of Sounds |
Art Vista Virtual Grand Piano 2.0; Tone2 Gladiator.