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Computer Music 181, September 2012 – STEREO WIDTH – On sale now!

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Cover feature
• Get super-wide mixes with our massive stereo expansion masterclass, including high-quality video for every tutorial!

SOFTWARE - TWO fantastic free plug-ins!
Geist Lite: Special version of FXpansion's awesome drum sampler plug-in for PC and Mac!

Turbulence CM: Exclusive version of Sinevibes' wicked sequencing waveshaper AU plug-in for Mac!

Sounds of the Universe: 1809 cosmic FX, synths + more!

Wideboys Producer Masterclass - In-studio video with the chart-busting duo
20+ tutorial videos: Expert video walkthroughs to accompany our tutorial articles!

CM Focus - Sylenth1: Sound design power guide for this top synth
Dark Ambience: Make an after-hours ambient anthem with our start-to-finish track-building guide
Instant Replay: Alleviate sample copyright headaches by recreating the material yourself
MIDI by Numbers: Harness the MIDI-bending power of your DAW's logical editor
Recreation Therapy: Recreate the classic organ sound from Kylie's Can't Get You Out Of My Head

Sascha Dikiciyan: The man behind the music of multiple world-beating videogames talks about how he provides the soundtrack to games such as Mass Effect 3
Ace Ventura: What are the psytrance scientist's five fave bits of software?
Hal Ritson: The boss of Replay Heaven speaks to CM as part of our Instant Replay feature
AudioRealism: Exclusive behind-the-scenes chat with Mike Janney of the famous X0X-box-emulating company

REVIEWS: Propellerhead Reason 6.5 + Rack Extensions // Sugar Bytes Cyclop // MOTU MachFive 3 // Zynaptiq Unveil // Subsonic Labs Wolfram // Universal Audio 1176 Limiter Classic Collection // Eventide Blackhole // + 15 more reviews


*Software, samples and video currently available only with the physical print edition. Downloads for digital editions are in development

cm181 is on sale now in the UK. Overseas dates are roughly: USA + 4 weeks after UK / Australia +8 weeks / Europe +2 weeks / South Africa +6 weeks / Canada +4 weeks. Alternatively, order online at

Computer Music magazine is the world’s best selling publication dedicated solely to making great music with your Mac or PC computer. Each issue it brings its lucky readers the best in cutting-edge tutorials, need-to-know, expert software reviews and even all the tools you actually need to make great music today, courtesy of our legendary CM Plugin Suite.