If you hadn’t already guessed from the gleaming cover, there’s something extra-special about this month’s . Yep, it’s issue two hundred and fifty, folks!
Since 1999, we’ve stayed true to one mission: to bring you all you need to make great music on your PC and Mac. That’s the mantra we still stand by, and it’s what motivates us to create the best magazine possible.
So what better reason to celebrate than with a giant tips extravaganza? No matter what music you make, your Digital Audio Workstation is your creative home; the place where discoveries are made, tears are shed, and dreams are born. Hence why we’ve got 250 premium tricks, covering the major DAWs out there!
It wouldn’t be an anniversary issue of without some great freebies, of course. PC heads get Cakewalk’s incredible Sonar Home Studio; Mac AU users get Sinevibes Flow, a sequencer-driven flanger/phaser; and both PC and Mac users get Rapture Session, Cakewalk’s epic ROMpler. It’s over $100 of software free for you! Note that the Cakewalk giveaways expire on 1st Feb
2018, so get your goodies from the DVD or FileSilo now! And we haven’t even mentioned the five royalty-free sample packs inside, from 808/909 beats and Moogerfooger-processed sounds through to our Loopmasters All-Stars pack and more, you’ll have plenty of super sounds to fuel your studio sessions.
Finally, I’d like to thank our in-house experts, trusted contributors… and you, our loyal readers! We hope you enjoy reading our mag every bit as much as we enjoy making it.
Until issue 300 of , then…
ENJOY THE ISSUE
Joe Rossitter Editor