SONAR X3 Xplained announces SONAR X3 Power! - The Comprehensive Guide      27/05/14
SONAR X3 Xplained has announced the release of the SONAR X3 Power! book by Scott R. Garrigus (author of the Cakewalk SONAR and Sony Sound Forge Power book series). They say that SONAR X3 Power! is the first comprehensive guide to deal exclusively with Cakewalk's SONAR X3 MIDI and digital audio sequencing application. Here's the rest of what they have to say about it...

SONAR X3 POWER! is the all-new edition of this popular guide to Cakewalk's powerful digital audio workstation, offering full, detailed training to help you make the most of SONAR X3. Written for beginners and veterans alike, this book begins with the basics and takes you from setup to final mix with clear, step-by-step instructions and exercises.

If you're a new user, you'll start with the fundamentals and learn to use SONAR for recording, editing, producing, mixing, and sharing your music with the world. If you're an experienced SONAR user, you'll learn the details about all the exciting new features in SONAR X3 -- and you'll fine-tune your workflow and improve your music-making. SONAR X3 POWER! is the most complete guide to SONAR X3 available, covering everything from working with SONAR files and navigating projects to advanced editing, surround sound, automation, and more.

New topics covered include: Comping Record Mode, Comping with the Smart Tool and Comping Tool, Speed Comping, Pitch and Timing Correction with Celemony Melodyne, Custom Track Colors, the new QuadCurve EQ Zoom window, ProChannel Tape Emulator, Tone2 BiFilter2, Nomad Factory Blue Tubes Analog TrackBox, Nomad Factory Blue Verb DRV-2080, Addictive Drums, AAS Strum Acoustic Session, AAS Lounge Lizard Session, and much more. In addition, the SONAR X3a, b, c, d, and e updates are included in this new edition.

About Scott R. Garrigus

Scott R. Garrigus has been involved with music and computers since he was 12 years old. He holds a B.A. in music performance with an emphasis in sound recording technology. In 1995, his first article appeared in Electronic Musician magazine, and in 2000, he authored his first book, Cakewalk Power! He is now the author of several books and continues to contribute articles to a number of print and online publications. He also publishes his own music recording newsletter, called DigiFreq (, which provides free news, reviews, tips and techniques to over 20,000 musicians.

Pricing and Availability:
SONAR X3 Power! is currently available at an introductory discount off the list price of $49.99.

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