Tips and techniques on the functions and features of this digital audio workstation software.
The SONAR 8 Beginner/Intermediate Level DVD from Hal Leonard takes an in-depth look at the Producer version of SONAR 8 music sequencing software from setup to mixdown and each step in between. You'll learn how to navigate SONAR 8's layout and how to record and import audio and MIDI clips. You'll use SONAR's many onboard MIDI and audio tools to transpose and quantize MIDI, edit audio loops, and work with MIDI groove clips. You'll also work with the latest onboard soft synths in SONAR 8 and learn how to harness their amazing sounds for your own recordings.
The SONAR 8 Beginner/Intermediate Level DVD guides you through the mixing process and explains how to use a compressor and equalizer, insert audio and dynamic effects, and use time-based effects and automation techniques when your song is ready. Finally, you'll learn how to export your stereo mix. Along the way, host Andrew Eisele will share many of the tips and techniques he learned teaching SONAR. If you're using SONAR 8 Producer or Studio, then this instructional DVD is an essential addition to your studio.
Cakewalk's flagship program SONAR 8 has become a digital audio workstation of choice for the PC. With release of version 8, Sonar raised the bar by providing everything you need to record, compose, edit, mix and master your compositions—including some of the greatest-sounding virtual instruments and mastering effects found in any digital audio application currently available.
SONAR 8 Beginner/Intermediate Level is part of the Hal Leonard Music Pro Guides Series of instructional DVD's.