Archive for the ‘Muzaq-Production’ Category

[MacOS] How To Uninstall Waves Entirely

Well, in case you just upgraded from Snow Leopard to Mavericks (like we did ;-) ) and your Waves plugins don’t behave as expected a new installation of Waves could make sense, but first things first. A proper uninstallation does not always work entirely well with Waves’ uninstaller. So in case something goes wrong, follow […]

[Bitwig] The Platform-Independent DAW Is Out NOW

One of the most promising tools of the last view years – the platform independent DAW Bitwig Studio has eventually been released yesterday. It is available for MacOS, Windows and Linux. Bitwig is a Berlin based company, originally founded by former Ableton developers. The relation to Ableton is something that put the expectations of Bitwig […]

[Ableton] Repairing Defective ALS Files Manually

  What happened? many avoidable (stupid) situations arise from hectic rush: we for instance accidentally deleted an ableton set (.ALS file extension) from a local NAS server without going too deep into detail: since we don’t have a RAID based NAS we could recover (some parts of) the desired .als file by putting the NAS’ […]

[Muzaq] Universal Audio Annouces UAD-2 Octo

Universal Audio is stepping on. Producers who still thought the UAD-2 Quad’s power ain’t sufficient can soon get a UAD-2 Octo, thus effectively using 8 SHARC processors. Nuff powa foa de ppl ;-) As a side effect of this step the prices for the rest of the UAD-2 family (PCIe and Satellite) are lowered. Entry […]

[Muzaq] Audacity 2.0 Released

The platform independent and Open Source driven audio editing software Audacity has been released in version 2.0. Audacity is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Many people say, Audacity is simply one of the best software audio editors with a huge amount of well designed built-in functions (fading, normalizing, vocal remover etc.). It […]

[Ableton] Emulating 808 Bass Drum with MaxForLive Device

The device is named AnalogKick 1.0 and was done by Peter McCulloch. Description: The author says: “AnalogKick is a bass drum synth based on the design of the TR-808′s bass drum, and is capable of producing sounds quite similar to the original.” In contrast to the original 808 the emulation adds some nice-to-have’s: FM and […]

[Ableton] Normalize Recorded Audio Samples

Situation: You recorded a nice sample from an external source (name it a bass synthesizer or anything else). After recording you see that the sample’s gain is too low. Solution 1: copy that pattern from the pattern view to the arrangement view consolidate that sample in the arrangement view (CTRL+ J on Windows or CMD […]

[Muzaq] Bitwig Prepping To Launch Beta of Bitwig Studio Soon

The Berlin based company Bitwig has eventually presented some details about their upcoming music software BitwigStudio. Bitwig Studio is targeting at professional and semi-professional musicians for producing and using live. Features in Version 1.0 In addition to what people would expect like VST support, there seem to be some groundbreaking new features to be coming […]

[Muzaq] Yamaha’s Tenori-On ported to Apple’s iOS

Check this comparison (courtesy of VJFranzK).

[Muzaq] How to Create Dubstep Wobble with NI’s Reaktor and Razor

This is a nice and short video tutorial by CrystalCircuit. Enjoy…