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New How-to Books for ACID and Cubase Users Released

ACID Power! and Cubase Power! from Muska & Lipman Publishing By DMN Staff Writer
Muska & Lipman Publishing has released new instructional books for users of Sonic Foundry's ACID and Steinberg's Cubase software packages.

ACID Power! approaches the software from an artistic angle that guides users beyond the basics to guru-level procedures. Author and tech writer David E. Franks shows how to find and edit loops, mix and master in ACID, record audio or MIDI tracks, burn songs to CD or distribute them over the Web and add music to video. Examples are aimed at aiding non-technically-inclined users to express their creativity, and a insider tips and real-world examples are included to help readers make sense of many advanced topics.

Cubase Power! aims to help users seeking to master Steinbergs Cubase software (Cubase VST, Cubase VST Score and Cubase VST/32). Author Robert Guérin explains how to create and edit events, edit drum tracks, work with chords, customize the workspace, select a recording resolution and set up synchronization. Topics include automating mixes, converting MIDI tracks, exporting the final audio mix and using Rocket Network, a tool for music collaboration with others on the Web.

The hands-on approach includes theory sections between exercises, and files are provided for readers to load from the Internet and practice. Cubase Power! is technically edited by Steinberg Media Technologies AG, developer of Cubase.

Muska & Lipman Publishing specializes in books on music technology. ACID Power! is the ninth book in the Power series Muska & Lipman has produced with the aim of helping everyday software users become power users. Other titles include Sound Forge Power! and Home Recording Power!

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