$19.99
Alfred's Teach Yourself Cubase
By David Terry
Item: 00-34370
UPC: 038081381138
ISBN 10: 0739066439
ISBN 13: 9780739066430
PRICE: $19.99
Series: Teach Yourself Series
Category: Pro Audio Textbook
Format: Book & DVD
This book and DVD kit will show you everything you need to know to start using Cubase today! Whether you're a beginner with no prior training, or you have some knowledge of Cubase and are looking for a refresher course, Alfred's Teach Yourself Cubase is the perfect resource. You will learn how to optimize your PC or Mac, work with MIDI, choose an audio/MIDI interface, select microphones, use loops, edit audio, use VST instruments, and create a stunning final mix. By the time you get to the end of the book, you'll be able to record, edit, mix, and send your songs out for the world to hear on the web, on CD, and more. The included DVD features over 110 minutes of video and clearly demonstrates the essential features of Cubase with an easy-to-understand approach.

"Best in Show" Award at Winter NAMM 2012 presented by Music Inc. magazine.
TITLE COMPOSER
CHAPTER 5: SETTING UP YOUR FIRST PROJECT IN CUBASE
Installation
Physical Connections
Fire It Up!
MIDI Test
Importing a Loop
CHAPTER 7: RECORDING AND EDITING AUDIO
Editing Audio
CHAPTER 11: MIXING
Setting Up the Mixer
*QuickGuide: Typical Mid-Sized Track List
FX Channels
Automation
*QuickGuide: The Steps to Accomplish the Mixdown
Final Mix
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 3: AUDIO INTERFACES AND CUBASE
Choosing the Right Audio Interface, and a Word about USB v1.1 vs. USB v2
What Is Different About USB v1.1, USB 2 and Firewire
CHAPTER 4: CHOOSING AND USING MICROPHONES
Audio MIDI Setup in Mac OS X
Checking Audio and MIDI devices in Windows 7
I Can't See My Audio Device!
*QuickGuide: Likely Reasons You Can't See Your Audio Device
*QuickGuide: Cubase 5's System Requirements for Mac
*QuickGuide: Cubase 5's System Requirements for Windows
CHAPTER 2: MIDI AND CUBASE
Additional Setup
Latency
On to Making Music
CHAPTER 6: WORKING WITH LOOPS
Snap Modes
Grid Mode
Grid Relative
Multitrack Editing
Bounce Selection
Condenser Microphones
Powering Up the Microphone
Dynamic Microphones
Ribbon Microphones
Why Choose the Condenser Microphone?
Software Instruments in Cubase
CHAPTER 8: WORKING WITH MIDI
Quantize
Further MIDI Editing
CHAPTER 9: VST INSTRUMENTS
CHAPTER 10: VST PLUG-IN EFFECTS
Groups Channels
CHAPTER 1: MAC OR PC?
FINAL TAKE
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
INDEX
*QuickGuide: Summing Up USB/Firewire Choices