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Audio Plugin – the PSG

I had planned to release this freeware FX plugin on 1 April, but things got delayed a bit. Okay, a lot. Introducing the all-new PSG™ – put it on a spare channel strip and it will instantly double your productivity,

Posted in e) Rants & Ramblings, j) Sound & Vision

Cutting to the Chase (Reaticulate)

I’ve been asked to explain a bit about the really groovy looking window that appears on the right-hand side of my REAPER orchestral template. What is it, why is it there, how do I get it and so forth? Well,

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Posted in g) Classically Inclined, j) Sound & Vision

REAPING Rewards

Sorry again for my absence. That time of year when you take stock (and there’s been some weird stuff to take stock of this past year…) So what better way to kick off than by starting weird. I’ve extolled the

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Mr PC

Vielen Dank to Tomas, who enjoyed the Beethoven Buddhist Choir and added a question. What kind of a computer do I think a musician needs? This raises two immediate thoughts. First, most musicians don’t tend to have great wadges of

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Om to Joy

A recently unearthed collaboration between Beethoven and a bunch of Tibetan monks who happened to be wandering around Vienna at the time. In a letter dated 1822 to his patron Count de Thalern, Beethoven wrote “These bald blokes in spa

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Note Perfect

Well, there’s no such thing of course, but I needed a snazzy headline for another software review. If you don’t use Sibelius, you are excused and can run and play. If you do, I’d like to tell you about the

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Boxing Clever

Just been through a complete tech clean out and revamp chez Lyon. And I’ve decided to fess up and say something extremely unfashionable. Band in a Box (hereafter BIAB) is a great program and a seriously useful tool. Let’s get

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