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  • DAWmix
    It just so happened after installing Vocaloid 5.0 my hard drive crashed and Vocaloid 5.4 was announced. And, after the Time Machine restore it would not update on my Mac from the DMG According to the Vocaloid Website, if you use Apple Time Machine and Vocaloid, it is beyond the scope of their Support. https://www.vocaloid.com/en/support/download/update_v5e/ I found that by reinstalling the original 5 over the previous install, I was able to reinstate the path well
  • DAWmix
    Hi. For those of you who don’t know, Vocaloid is a music “voice synth” program that can be used to sing vocal to a song. While it is not perfect, it is making in roads and had a valid place in today’s music. I have purchased the program and am looking for a user support community and cannot seem to find one. I am interested in creating one if that’s what it takes. This is
  • DAWmix
    Compression is talked about a lot in mixing music. With DAWs bringing in a lot more entrepreneurial music production there is a significant point that is often overlooked. Compression is, in a sense increasing RMS. What this means is a flattening of the sounds so the overall volume can be raised. When you are creating music in a DAW, using pre sampled audio, these before they have gotten onto your track have most likely been
  • DAWmix
    I have the SSD4 package and have attempted to use it a number of times in Presonus Studio One. My problems with the package are 1. The interface is unnecessarily cumbersome. 2. While it gives good control it is a memory hog. Frankly the Impact Tool built into Studio One is a flatter and more intuitive interface that also sends out to multiple tracks. Slate drums will stutter at times in playback or even have
  • DAWmix
    I had a colleague in about 2015, whom I had told that based on the music he was creating in Audacity that he should look into a DAW. He didn’t even know what it meant. Well, the guy is a very fastidious perfectionist and did his research. When he was satisfied he told me he had chosen Presonus Studio One. At this time I had not heard of the program and was just out of