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By Michael MacDonald In this example, I am the vocalist (and no, I am not a Berklee vocalist, just a casual singer who fears recording, haha). I chose a song that I am very familiar with and loaded it into Pro Tools. I made my own soundalike demo of the track and recorded only a Verse and Chorus. The purpose of this is to get an idea of what the vocalist…
  • Creative Technology Center, Knowledge base
  • May 17th, 2022
By Michael MacDonald These 4 plug-ins are: Renaissance Equalizer, the REQ 6 Stereo Renaissance Compressor, RCompressor Stereo S1 Stereo Imager API-550 Stereo EQ VST Choir used in Project: Omnisphere 2 Choir Sample Side Note; Why I Use Waves Products Waves, as a company, has been in the music industry for a long time now, always creating and…
  • Creative Technology Center, Knowledge base
  • April 14th, 2022
Written by Althea Steynberg, Edited & Submitted by Michael MacDonald  A Step by Step Guide  For Film Scoring students at Berklee using Cubase in their work and major, we purchase the FIlm Scoring Bundle as part of our Major Package Bundle! How exciting! Within this FS (Film Scoring) Major Bundle, we purchased a library of instruments known…
  • Film Scoring, Cubase, Templates, Expression Maps
  • April 14th, 2022
Here’s two of the FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions) we get about CUBASE: #1 How do you add new tracks?  Add Track Dialog The Add Track dialog allows you to set up and add tracks. To open the Add Track dialog, click Add Track in the global track controls area of the tracklist. The More Tracks section in the dialogue box shows track types…
  • Cubase
  • April 14th, 2022
A really quick introduction about what Limiters are and when to use them: We compress for many reasons! We might want to shape the feel of an instrument, or conversely, to shrink its dynamic range to occupy a more manageable space. We may compress for color as well. A limiter, however, is commonly used for one reason first and foremost: to catch…
  • Creative Technology Center, Knowledge base, iZotope, Limiter, Compressor, plug-ins
  • April 14th, 2022
by Michael J. MacDonald  This guide is for students who are looking to learn how to create new Cubase Templates. Templates helps us to start fresh on a new project, but with a few essentials already established! This example I made is making a template for a vocal and acoustic guitar.  How do I create a new project template and store it? To…
  • Templates
  • April 14th, 2022
Written by Althea Steynberg, Edited & Submitted by Michael MacDonald  A Step by Step Guide  For Film Scoring students at Berklee using Cubase in their work and major, we are required to work from a Cubase Profile Template that the Film Scoring department so kindly created for us! It's extremely helpful for getting up and running in Cubase…
  • Cubase, Templates, Profile, Getting Started, Film Scoring
  • April 14th, 2022