BEAT Magazine issue 207 04/2023 (English Edition) PDF
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45 DAW & Performance Tipps – Speed up your PC for audio
If the computer doesn‘t rock, the workflow doesn‘t roll. Long boot times slow down the fun, audio dropouts are a pain in the ass, and if the DAW takes minutes to start up, you‘re not in the mood anymore anyway. But this can be done better! In our deep dive, we eliminate errors and blockages from Win & Mac so that you can get maximum performance from your DAW and setup - and finally produce new tracks with fun again. Also included: 12 tools for organizing, optimizing, repairing and creating backups.
For free: Drusampler Apsonic Labs Speedrum BE with 66 kits
Yay, BEAT finally has a drum sampler again! Apisonic Labs has programmed an exclusive BEAT version of Speedrum for you, with 16 MPC-style pads, delay, reverb, bitcrusher and compressor - everything a turbo drummer needs. And we took care of the kits for it: There are 66 ready-to-play kits with powerful drum and percussion sounds waiting to be used in your tracks.
Test: Oberheim OB-X8 – breathtaking synth de luxe?
The OB-X8 analog poly synthesizer is based on the classic OB-8, OB-X and OB-Xa, wraps their legendary sounds in a modern guise and expands them by more than 40 parameters. Is the synthesizer worth an investment of 5,400 euros?
Hands-on: Launch Ableton Live faster
Similar to macOS, Ableton Live is also quite stable, but here and there small problems creep in. Especially with versions 10 and 11, starting the DAW can sometimes take several minutes for no apparent reason. We have the solution for this and six additional tips ...
55 wicked basses, pads & leads from Arturia MiniFreak
Hardware synths are cool, but so are hardware effects! So we thought: Let‘s put both together and build a Zampler Pack pimped to the max. The result is 55 monstrous basses, toxic leads and experimental pads from the Arturia MiniFreak, which we put through two SPL Gold Mike Tube Preamps, a Warm Audio WA-76 featuring crunchy compression, a Klark Teknik EQP KT and an LA-610 from Universal Audio in various setups. Brutal deluxe!