Sudhin Venu
Sudhin Venu is a freelance musician who is also the author of the site, which teaches the chords of songs and how to play them on guitar and the piano.
  • Music & Audio
    The Tempo and Time Signature TracksPre
    In this tutorial, I will show you how to set the tempo of your song in Cubase. You will also understand how to change the time signature and tempo at various areas in your project.Read More…
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    The Cubase Mixer WindowPre400
    In this tutorial series, I’ll explain the functions of the buttons on the mixer interface, what each different view allows you to see and techniques as to how it can improve your workflow.Read More…
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    The Drum Maps in CubasePre
    Drum Maps helps to solve the issues like where the snare MIDI key on one instrument might be the hi-hat of another and the MIDI maps of the instruments might get all mixed up. In this tutorial, I will teach you the basic setup and how to use it in a project effectively.Read More…
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    How to Create a Ducking DelayPre
    A ducking delay is a technique that is a very widely used in almost all areas of music and audio production. Essentially, it is a delay effect that uses the power of side-chaining to create interesting effects such as applying the delay only when there is no audio signal present on the track.Read More…
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    Auditioning With Play and Scrub ToolsPre
    There are times when you will have to locate certain parts in the audio for a quick reference or you want to find a certain point in the song where the notes change or the chords change. Rather than listening to the whole song and finding out the location of in the slowest way possible, you can use certain auditioning tools provided by Cubase.Read More…
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    Using External Instruments and Effects in CubasePre
    Let’s go back to the past, when all you had was a tape machine, some external effects, a loop machine and reverbs. Getting nostalgic? Some engineers still prefer to use that gear to add originality and clarity to their mixes—a quality you simply cannot get through emulation or synthesis. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to set up your external effects and instruments in Cubase, and use them in your mixes.Read More…
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    Make the Most of Cubase's MetronomePre
    Everyone uses a metronome. Learning to use them effectively will help you prevent problems in your projects. In this tutorial, I will show you how to use the metronome (aka Click) in Cubase, and properly set up the features it offers.Read More…
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    Master The Transport Panel in Cubase: Part 3Prev
    In the previous two parts of this series, I have talked about setting up your transport panel, activating it, and a few important items in the panel that will improve your workflow, such as the the Arranger track controls, the virtual keyboard and the Jog/Scrub wheel. In this part, I will talk about Pre-roll and Post-roll, Punch-In and Punch-Out and Activity Meters.Read More…
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    Master The Transport Panel in Cubase: Part 2Prev
    Learning to master your transport panel is an important skill. However, improper use of the panel can create havoc and disrupt your workflow. In this tutorial, I'll talk about using the virtual keyboard and jog wheel. You'll learn how to record MIDI data even when you don’t have a MIDI keyboard, and how to control the playback of your project like they used to do in the olden days. Let’s get started.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Finding Tempo Using Beat CalculatorPre
    Tempo is a fundamental principal of music. It drives the feel of the music, and adds emotion. But you have to get it right! You can’t expect a EDM song to have tempos of 50 or 60. In this quick tip, I will show you how to use Cubase's Tap Tempo feature and Beat Calculator. Read More…
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    Master The Transport Panel in Cubase: Part 1Prev
    The transport panel is one of the most accessed panels in any DAW. It has the controls that help you to move along in your project, adjust the tempo and timing, move to markers, and, most importantly, control the playback. In this tutorial, I will show you the different functions that it provides and explain how to use them.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Freezing Tracks in CubasePrev
    Don’t you hate to see the CPU overload indicator light up? Everything sounds distorted, and vocals resemble like Darth Vader on a bad day. Freezing tracks can help. In this quick tip, I'll explain how it's done.Read More…