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From the ground up
Learn how to record, edit and mix electronic and guitar-based music, DJ with your MP3 collection, produce a remix, record a rock band and more. Our easy step-by-step tutorials will enable you to quickly get to grips with some of the best music software out there, including Reason, ACID, Ableton Live, Traktor, Sonar and Garageband, and there´s a complete music production project using the CM Studio. All the software you need is on the cover CD.
The kit you need
If you´re looking to improve your setup or build one from scratch, check out the massive ‘CM Recommends´ section, where we´ll take you through all the essential components of a computer-based music studio, and recommend the best hardware and software to fit every budget.
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