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Intermission: The Final Frontier

By Mitchell Sigman

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In this installment, I ‘ll discuss mastering of my track, “Intermission”. As before, the completed song is above, and the entire Mixcraft 6 project can be downloaded at the link below. (Standard disclaimer: Some plugins and instruments may be disabled depending upon which Mixcraft version you’re using, which is a passive-aggressive way of telling you to […]

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Keyboard-o-rama!

By Mitchell Sigman

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The flu-bonic plague has unintentionally extended my Christmas/New Year’s hiatus, but I’m back. If you’ve been following the blog, I’ve been breaking down the tracks of my song “Intermission”, handily attached above. Today we’ll discuss the keyboard parts and how they were tweaked at the mix stage.

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Recording Four- and Six-String Electric Twangers

By Mitchell Sigman

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Last week in the Zero and Ones blog, I broke down the tracking and mixing of the drums in my cheerful little ditty “Intermission”. In this post I’ll go over the how (and what I used) to track the bass and guitar parts.

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Indie Rock Opus pt. 2: Drum Mixin’

By Mitchell Sigman

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In the last post, we showed how to split a MIDI rock drum kit over multiple channels for increased control at mixdown. Here I’ll talk about the processing for each drum component.

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Indie Rock Opus pt.1: Building Drum Tracks

By Mitchell Sigman

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Hey all! Thought I’d break down a new tune I’ve been working on with Mixcraft 6 called “Intermission”. We’ll assume you’ve already clicked that handsome MP3 player above and are listening. :) I’m going to go through its individual parts in the next couple of blog entries,

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Allow myself to introduce… myself.

By Mitchell Sigman

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Hello and welcome to Acoustica’s “Zeros and Ones” blog! My name is Mitchell Sigman and I’ve recently joined the Acoustica team as a product specialist. I’ll be sharing lots of great information about all aspects of Mixcraft 6 music software, but we’ll also cover the entire Acoustica software lineup. We hope to make “Zeros and Ones” somewhat of an open forum where we’ll break down Mixcraft projects, show great shortcuts, tips and tricks, speak with artists using Acoustica software and well, whatever else we can think of to benefit the Acoustica user community.

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