Cubase SX/SL–Reference, originally published in Germany, is now available in English through Wizoo. This version was officially authorized and co-written by Steinberg, and now includes the official manual for Cubase SX/SL, an exclusive 50-page tutorial by Cubase guru Mark Wherry and a foreword by Steinberg CEO Manfred Ruerup.
A demo version of Cubase SX and example projects are provided on an accompanying CD.
In other Wizoo news, the company continues its successful Quick Start Series of beginners’ guides with three new titles: Windows XP Music Studio, Cakewalk Home Studio and Fruityloops.
Windows XP Music Studio (U.S. $19.95) by Mark Wherry is aimed at anyone who wants to make music via Windows XP, explaining the hardware and software needed and how to use it. The accompanying CD-ROM contains all of the demo software and freeware needed to turn a user’s PC into a fully blown digital music studio to record, play with software synths, sequence and more.
Cakewalk Home Studio (U.S. $14.95) by Craig Anderton is for readers who are interested in the entry-level version of Cakewalk Sonar. Home Studio provides conventional MIDI and digital audio recording, as well as offering loop-based features for DJ, groove and soundtrack projects. This book features a CD-ROM packed with video tutorials, learn-by-doing examples, Cakewalk program demos, a free software synthesizer and a selection of exclusive guitar and drum loops.
Fruityloops (U.S. $14.95), by former Keyboard U.S. senior editor Jim Aikin, guides readers through creating their own sounds, beats and songs in Fruityloops. The included CD-ROM offers fully functional trial versions of Fruityloops, FruityTracks, EZ-Editor and SimSynth, plus song and MP3 music files to accompany the hands-on tutorials.
Get your copies at www.wizoo.com.