You might be extremely knowledgeable about the software that you use, have a good understanding of your own genre, and even have a good basic understanding of music theory. However, this does not necessarily mean that you can write effective music tracks. You need another kind of knowledge as well ÔÇô the knowledge of composition.
This friendly guide explains the basics of composing songs and music on the computer using any music using any music creation and recording program, whether you choose Reason, Live, Cubase, Logic, Pro Tools, Digital Performer, Finale, Sibelius, FL Studio, SONAR, or anything else. ItÔÇÖs not as hard as it sounds, and this book eases the learning curve so youÔÇÖll be making music in no time. YouÔÇÖll quickly learn how to program rhythm and drums, create basslines and melodic leads, and use FX and samples. YouÔÇÖll also learn about mixing and mastering your track and distributing it to a mass audience. Composition for Computer Musicians explains it all while showing you the basics of music theory throughout so youÔÇÖll be sure youÔÇÖre not just making noise on the computer ÔÇô youÔÇÖre using your computer to make professional-sounding music.
A clean book with good binding. CD included. The cover is curled at the edges, showing use but no other marks.