justin3am’s clips and stuff in Bitwig studio

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Justin Sullivan wrote in to share this video of “clips and stuff in Bitwig studio”.

Here is a video I put together on Saturday. It covers some features of the Polysynth in Bitwig Studio. I’m using the Panorama P1 in Instrument Mode to control it.

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Win a Moog Sub Phatty at Point Blank Online

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Point Blank Online is offering its YouTube channel subscribers a chance to win a Moog Sub Phatty synthesizer.

Moog Sub Phatty contest

Moog. It’s a classic name in the history of electronic music, having made some of the most iconic and popular equipment since 1953. From their early modular synth wardrobes to the more portable ‘Fooger range, Moog is a name that makes every electronic music-maker’s ears prick up. At Point Blank, it’s no different so we’re extremely excited to team up with the Asheville company to give you the chance to win their latest mono monster, the Sub Phatty. Plus, we’re throwing in a Pro Producer Course in a genre of your choice!

All you’ve got to do is subscribe to our YouTube channel for a chance to get your hands on “the grittiest Moog synth ever”! And if you’re already a subscriber, your loyalty will be rewarded and you’ll automatically be entered into the draw!

The competition ends at midnight on Monday Oct 7th, 2013.

More information: Point Blank

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Bitwig beta video: Working with Instrument Clips in Bitwig Studio

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Bitwig has posted a new beta video, which demonstrates Working with Instrument Clips in Bitwig Studio.

The latest beta video highlights several of Bitwig Studio’s features for working with instrument clips.

Switch between clip- or track-based note editing, bring more life into your composition using note expressions and and per-note micro-pitch control, or use the histogram-based inspector function on several notes at once to randomize or spread parameter variances, changing the feel of your instrument clips.

More information: Bitwig

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Cakewalk intros Sonar X3

Cakewalk Sonar X3

Cakewalk has introduced Sonar X3, the latest version of its music production software for Windows.

Create music in any style with cutting-edge instruments, effects, and creative tools. Thanks to the award-winning Skylight user interface, SONAR X3 lets you move seamlessly in your production workspace, instantly going from recording to editing to mixing and back again.

Produce flawless tracks with the 64-Bit Double Precision audio engine and upload polished mixes directly to YouTube and SoundCloud. Plus, SONAR X3 let’s you do it all without limiting the number of tracks and plugins; all while supporting the latest technologies like VST3, multi-touch, and Gobbler cloud save.

SONAR X3 is our biggest upgrade to date and includes new and exciting core workflow enhancements and features like Color Customization, Comping, VST3 Support, ARA integration, Melodyne Essential, Tape Emulator, our revolutionary QuadCurve EQ Zoom & Analyzer, and much more. Plus we’ve added new effects and instruments including XLN Audio Addictive Drums, Nomad Factory Blue Tubes FX, Lounge Lizard Session, and much more.

Sonar X3 upgrade is available to purchase for $49 (Sonar X3) / $99 (Sonar X3 Studio) / $149 USD (Sonar X3 Producer).

More information: Cakewalk / Sonar

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Image-Line intros Getting Started Tutorial for FL Studio

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Image-Line has published a Getting Started Tutorial for its FL Studio music production software.

On the list of tutorials we should have made ages ago but haven’t yet, is a short and to the point ‘Getting Started’ with FL Studio.

If you who think this may just be for new users, perhaps not. Watch for a workflow that doesn’t need lots of clip-selectors or Block tracks.

FL Studio 11 for Windows is available to purchase starting at $99 USD. New Image-Line customers save 10% off their first order with this promo link.

More information: Image-Line / FL Studio

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