The Problem If youâ€™re anything like me, you have a ton of audio files on your hard drive. When Iâ€™m working on music (or an audio synthesis project), I will export out songs that Iâ€™m working on in one piece of software in order to import them into another. I keep the intermediary tracks in […]
I spent most of my day yesterday getting my new music recording PC set up (my new PC is a Mac Mini i5 2.3 Ghz running Windows 7 64-bit). After installing Cubase SX 3.1.1 on my PC, and installing all my most essential VST plugins, I discovered that the song that I have been working […]
So, I just installed Ubuntu Linux 10.04 on my trusty Toshiba Portege 3480CT8. (Yes, it works beautifully as a lightweight LAMP server.) One of the first things I set out to do was make a disk image of my new server, so that if something goes awry, I can restore things later on. Hereâ€™s what […]
1. Install XCODE 4. This is actually trickier than it seems. You have to: a) download XCode; b) run the .dmg. c) quit iTunes, then go into Activity Monitor and force quit on anything iTunes related (iTunesHelper as well); d) go into the Applications folder and find the â€œInstall XCodeâ€ app, and run that. (Yes, […]
“Roll trims are my bread and butter. Hereâ€™s how to eat faster. Select an edit point. Put your playhead where you want the selected edit point to move and press E. The selected edit point jumps to the position of the playheadâ€”provided you have asufficient handles in your media. This is essentially a Roll trim […]
To makeÂ .htaccessÂ files work as expected, you need to editÂ /etc/apache2/sites-available/default. Look for a section that looks like this: <Directory /var/www/> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews AllowOverride None Order allow,deny allow from all # Uncomment this directive is you want to see apache2’s # default start page (in /apache2-default) when you go to / #RedirectMatch ^/$ /apache2-default/ […]
Hi Everyone, I wanted to introduce the first of what I hope will be several Chrome Experiments (prediction: all HTML5, and all music-related). It’s called Tito, and you can play with it here. What is it? It’s an early prototype for a musical instrument that uses a bouncing ball gravity model to trigger and manipulate […]
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