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Cengage Course Tech. Book: Making Beats: Skill Pack, 1st Edition

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Product Highlights
  • Author: Richy Pitch
  • Companion CD Offers Hands-On Experience
  • Make Infectious Modern Beats

Making Beats: Skill Pack explains the careful process of beat making, what tools makes a beat stand out, and how to use the software to develop beats and loops that will make the listener nod their head. Make infectious modern beats using popular software such as Native Instruments Battery, Apple Logic Pro, Steinberg Cubase, Propellerheads ReCycle, Audacity, and other programs. Explore samplings and professional beat making using little or no hardware.

This book teaches users how to make better beats in minutes by improving their organization and efficiency, and which software products are the best to use for specific beat-making processes. The author explains how to make professional sounding beats using relatively inexpensive software and simple audio plug-ins, and teaches musicians how to make beats on the move using portable equipment.

About the Author
Richy Pitch first made his name back in 1996 as resident DJ at the legendary London Hip Hop club night Scratch. He has recorded and produced music in the US with many respected MCs including J-Live, El da Sensei, Mr Complex, Asheru and Apani B where he recorded his critically acclaimed Live at Home LP on New York label Sevenheads. In his spare time, Richy writes record reviews for Knowledge Magazine.
Table of Contents
1: Making Beats: Tools of the Trade
2: Organizing and Choosing Your Samples
3: Triggering and Sequencing Your Samples
4: Using Your Beats in Cubase
5: Using your Beats in Logic
6: Using Drum Loops and Drum Samples
7: Improving Your Drum Sounds
8: Your Beats on the Move
Subject Instrument & music tutorials
Author Richy Pitch
Edition 1st
Hard/Soft Cover Paperback
Pages 208 pages
Dimensions 9.7 x 7.4 x 0.8", 24.6 x 18.8 x 2cm
ISBN Number ISBN 13: 9781598638806, ISBN 10: 1598638807
Publisher Cengage Learning, Course Technology PTR
Date Published May 16, 2012
Cengage Course Tech. Book: Making Beats: Skill Pack, 1st Edition
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