Computer Music's goal is to help its readers create great music with a PC or Mac. Each month find easy-to-follow tutorials for all sorts of music software, unbiased reviews of the latest products and answers to technical questions. Our Zinio edition does not include the DVD but it DOES INCLUDE the full software, samples and tutorial files to download. Full details inside. Download does not include Producer Masterclass in-studio video. This digital edition is not printable.
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Best of the year Softsynths • 2022 was a great year for synths… if you liked emulations of classic hardware, that is. 2022? 1982 more like. Here are our six favourites of the year…
Best of the year Instruments • We’ve covered synths, but what about your other software instrument needs? Well, it turns out 2022 was a classic for those too. Here are our six best…
Best of the year Software effects • 2022 was an absolute belter for software effects! It was tough to narrow it down to just six, so these really are as amazing as effects get…
Best of the year Hardware • Need some additional hardware to add to your software studio? Here are the best additions you can make right now…
GET DYNAMIC • Dynamic processing is one of the most useful – and misunderstood – parts of music production. Here’s how to master this most important and creative of processes, forever!
#23 Bandpass filter bass • The concept of a bass sound, with little low-end harmonic content, might feel counterintuitive. We aim high for this month’s bandpass filtered bass patch
#02 Creating spin delays • Are you confused by how to approach delays in a mix? This month we focus on a tried and tested technique
LYKKE LI • Ystad, Sweden’s finest export shares her vision for new album Eyeye, while producer Björn Yttling discusses the many perks of owning a studio formerly used by ABBA
GForce Software Oddity3 £100 • The aptly named Oddity gets another upgrade, combining core designs with contemporary features
Cherry Audio GX-80 $59 • The full flight case
CableGuys ShaperBox 3 €99 • If you like dynamic effects, you’ll love the latest version of this impressive multi-effects package
Audified Linda IronVerb $99 • Algorithmic reverbs are widespread, affordable and sometimes a bit uninspiring. This latest design attempts to redress the balance
Solid State Logic SSL 4K B SSL • It seems right and proper that SSL themselves are first to release an emulation of their early B series desk. Let’s see how it performs
Synchro Arts RePitch £178 • Pitch correction software is widely available and comes in many forms. Let’s see what features this new plugin has to offer
Free software Best of the year: 9 free plugins! • This month we have the best nine free plugins we have given away in 2022, all in one issue, you lucky people. Download them now!
Best of 2022: Samples! • Celebrating our Best Of The Year issue, here are some of the best sample packs we gave away in 2022. Download them all from bit.ly/CM317_downloads
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