Computer Music 193, August 2013 – VOCALS

VOCALS: From recording singers to tuning samples and more // 21 expert tutorial videos! // FREE 1000+ Samplephonics samples // 1800+ Western World samples // Ableton Push: The CM Guide // Audio Farming // Pennygiles Producer Masterclass video // CM Focus: Aalto CM // Easy guide: Harmonisation // AND MUCH MORE!

Computer Music 193 VOCALS


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  • WESTERN WORLD: 1800+ Rootin', tootin' Spaghetti Western guitars, jaw harps, stings, beds, multisamples and more!
  • SAMPLEPHONICS SAMPLES: Over 2GB of professional quality sounds from Samplephonics – 1000+ vocals, beats, guitars, sax, synths, FX and much, much more!


Make your tracks sing with our guide to producing killer vocals! You'll learn about:

  • Using vocal samples and tuning them to fit your track
  • Recording vocalists and using online session singers
  • Compressing and adding reverb/delay to vocals for a professional sound
  • Comping vocal takes to create one ultimate take
  • Arranging ad libs using a sampler
…And much more besides, including FIVE tutorial videos. Check out this sample video from the article:
YouTube :


  • Pennygiles Producer Masterclass: See the rising liquid DnB star at work with this IN-STUDIO VIDEO
  • Ableton Push - The CM Guide: Building a track from start to finish with this brilliant controller - PLUS 7 VIDEOS
  • Audio Farming: How to get more DSP power by using multiple computers to share the load
  • Samplephonics samples: Build a track with the superb samples you get free with this issue! - PLUS VIDEO
  • CM Focus – Aalto CM: Sound design masterclass for our fantastic semimodular synth - PLUS 6 VIDEOS
  • Quick Guide – ZebraCM: Tame this classic CM Pluginssynth with our guide to its controls
  • A to Z of Computer Music – F: Learn about FFT, Freezing, Formants, Fundamental Frequencies and more
  • PLUS more tutorials


  • Image-Line FL Studio 11
  • Reveal Sound Spire
  • Plug & Mix VIP Bundle
  • MeldaProduction MWobbler
  • Nektar Panorama P1
  • Voxengo Shinechilla
  • Sinevibes Shift
  • MuTools MUX
  • PLUS 15 more reviews


  • Lowb: Andy Barlow of Lamb fame's new solo project discussed in our exclusive interview
  • ValhallaDSP: Sean Costello of the reverb-mad development outfit talks to CM
  • Josh Wink: The seminal house/techno producer tells us his favourite music software
  • Madrona Labs: Randy Jones gives us the back story on Aalto and some insider tricks and tips

30 PLUGINS to download with this issue

  • Every issue of Computer Music comes with CM Plugins, an exclusive collection of pro-quality VST/AU instruments and effects for PC and Mac. Check out our full CM Plugins list and the CM Plugins FAQ for more info.


***Producer Masterclass video is not currently downloadable. Apple Newsstand readers can watch it directly inside the app via internet streaming. Print edition includes Producer Masterclass on the DVD. Zinio does not include Producer Masterclass video.

cm193 is on sale now in the UK, Apple Newsstand and Zinio. Overseas dates for print edition are roughly: USA + 4 weeks after UK / Australia +8 weeks / Europe +2 weeks / South Africa +6 weeks / Canada +4 weeks

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