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
    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…
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    Exporting Audio Mixdown: Part 2Pre
    If you're a musician looking to expand your fan base, sell your work and achieve your dreams, you need to be able to share your music with other people. In this tutorial I'll show you the options that Cubase offers for various audio formats. Read More…
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    Export Audio Mixdown Part 1: Understanding the SettingsPre
    If you ask me how to increase your fan base or make more money out of your music business, I would give you a very important tip: sharing. Read this tutorial to learn just how to do that.Read More…
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    Control Your VSTs Live Using MIDI ControllersPre
    In this era where EDM, Dubstep, Techno and other forms of electronic music are flourishing, a MIDI instrument or device will help you keep up with the trend. There are tons of MIDI devices available, and each is unique in many ways. Luckily, all the DAWs support almost all of these MIDI devices.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Set Up A Mono Output In CubasePreview
    Listening to your music in mono is a great trick which will help you clear out phase issues and get a feel of how your music will sound through a single speaker. It can also show you where elements of the mix stand, and correct potential problems that may arise. In this tutorial, I will show you how to add a mono channel to your output bus, so that you can listen to your mix in mono.Read More…
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    A Beginner's Guide to Recording Guitars In CubasePre400
    If you play guitar—or know someone who does—and want to learn how to record it, then this tutorial is for you. I'll show you how to record and mix your guitar, and teach you a few tricks to make it sound better. I'll be using Cubase, though you you should be able to follow along using your own DAW. Let’s get started.Read More…
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    Setting Up Guitar Rig in CubasePre400
    Native Instruments’ Guitar Rig is a well-known plugin for amp emulation, modeling and effects, and has tons of presets. If you find yourself without a distortion pedal or processor for your guitar, just fire up Guitar Rig. In this tutorial I'll show you how.Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Creating Vocal Harmonies Using MIDIPre4001
    A great way to control the parameters of your plugins is to link them to your MIDI channel. In this quick tip, I show you how to do that in Cubase, using Antares' Harmony Engine as an example.Read More…
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    Managing Your Loops in Cubase: Part 1Pre400
    Have you ever wondered if you could get all the sounds in your system in a single window? Have you wasted hours looking for a specific loop in a specific tempo? Have you ever needed a heavy kick for your drum track and couldn't find it? Have you wished for a sample in a certain pitch for your project, knowing that it’s there in your system, but too lazy to search for it? Well, if your answer for any of these question is a yes, then go ahead and read on how to solve all these problems.Read More…
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    Improve Your Workflow When Working With Video In CubasePre400
    Scoring for movies or videos is a very time consuming job—especially if you can't put the reference video track beside the main project. Cubase allows you to import video files, and use them as reference in real time. You can also extract audio from the video, and edit the video in the same way as you edit an ordinary audio track.Read More…
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    Add Emotion to Your Song With Cubase's Transpose FunctionsPre400
    As many singers and songwriters would say, the pitch of a song is crucial. It determines the energy of the song, and the way it pumps. It's often a key ingredient in making a song more interesting or challenging, attracting listeners to the tension and emotion the right pitch can bring to the singer's delivery.Read More…