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Gearing 4 a new music life...

2011-03-03 08:41:00 by rcvtk
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Hi!! It has been a long time since I logged in my NG sccount. In these last 2 months I was really busy with my mock GSCEs exams in Malta at my college. Although the "real" exams are in May, I'm still busy with studying and school stuff. But now I have some chance which I can dedicate to music...

Yes...MUSIC!! Although I didn't have chance of composing and producing music throughout this period, I did some major changes to my Home Music Production Studio. These are the changes:

1. I invested some useful money, to upgrade both my studio hardware and software...since no money means no good music... :P
2. I upgraded to CUBASE 6(I will post more info in other posts)...the new release for 2011 from Steinberg. I will use CUBASE 6 in conjunction with the other new DAW which is SONAR X1 Producer.
3. Upgraded my external sound card - M-AUDIO FAST TRACK PRO, with new audio drivers...
4. Started using the stem mixing capabilities of my MIDI Keyboard - M-AUDIO KEYSTATION PRO 88 -- this gives me more control on the final mixing of my tracks...
5. Bought some of the best sample libraries on the market...together with a bunch of new synths. My hard disk now stores over than 1TB of realistic samples!!
7. Bought a 23 '' LG Black LCD monitor...just to use it in conjunction with the other ACER screen. Like professionals do, I can spread the view of my workflow along these 2 screens...

I thinks that's all!! So as you can see it was quite a busy upgrade job, but I'm sure that I will find this useful when producing music during Summer time!!

Feel free to comment...and thanks...

---rcvtk---


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sal3302sal3302

2011-03-03 12:04:12

Nice dude! Keep up the good work and keep doing what you love. "life is like a mirror, if you smile at it it will smile back at you"

rcvtk responds:

Thx mate...I really appreciate your words :))


StepStep

2011-03-18 05:33:54

Show off :P.

rcvtk responds:

lol...if I would "show off" then I would mention all the softwares and VSTs I own, but I'm not that kind of person you know ;)

---rcvtk---