Posts Tagged:tips

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    How to Quantize Automation in Cubase

    Cubase has great automation features and a solid quantization scheme in general (midi, audio, event snapping, etc). But… It’s odd that there is no menu option to quantize selected automation events. I hope they change that. I did find this Project Logical Editor workflow from Vic_France (longtime member of Steinberg’s forum). You can reference the…

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    1m1 – cue numbers and names for music in film

    If you’ve seen printed music scores from films, you’ll probably ask yourself “what does 1m1 mean?” or some similar question. It’s common for original music to be named with both a title “Knights Bridge” and with this formatted prefix (for example 2m4). The first number is the reel. The letter “m” stands for music. The…

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    MIDI Continuous Controllers – reference chart

    If you ever use MIDI, you’ll want to master the use of continuous controllers. Here’s a reference chart for the standard CC mapping. Learn these things and share the info. MIDI CC List CC Number Purpose Description CC 0 Bank Select Allows user to switch bank for patch selection. Program change used with Bank Select.…

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    Music Royalties – the basics

    Musicians earn income royalties in a few different ways. For instance, a musician who performs a song on a recording but didn’t write the song, receives one type of royalty; the performance royalty. The writer of the song (even if they didn’t perform it on the recording) receives other types of music royalties. What are…

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    Audio & Music in Multimedia – The Basics

    It’s not possible to master every angle of production. One division in multimedia skill sets is visual and auditory. To date, I’ve never met a producer of visual media who was also skilled with music and audio. I hope these concepts and resources help you implement sound and music in multimedia more effectively.