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Cubase is a digital audio workstation and MIDI sequencer

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Has anybody tried using GIT version control for session control of audio recordings?

Has anybody tried using GIT version control for session control of audio recordings? I have used GIT in programming and it works very well, and is easy to use too. It works great for collaboration, ...
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Cubase, midi device and Latency

I hope someone can clear something up for me because internet research doesn't cover this exact question. I am currently running Cubase with a midi keyboard (Akai MPK49) connected via USB. If I was ...
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Cubase and randomizing midi

I use a lot of VST's and midi. The problem is, my midi program (Guitar Pro) exports midi as it's written, all at the same constant volume and in 'perfect' time. When I run a VST through, it's un-...
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Eliminating recording latency — what hardware and settings are needed?

I am very new to this field, so please bear with me. When recording MIDI, there are several kinds of annoying delays. I would like to know what can I do to reduce/eliminate this by changing settings,...
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Where do the actual sounds come from in electronic music?

I'm about to start teaching myself to use Cubase, but before I do I need to understand a fundamental thing. I know the software has phenomenal power to alter and arrange sound, but where do the sounds ...
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Sequencing with VSTs - does 64bit matter?

I'm wanting to get into digital music production and so I need to get a 'DAW' package. I don't want to get into a debate the pros and cons of different packages, but I'd narrowed down my selection to ...
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How to record my Mackie digitally via USB?

If I want to record my Mackie ProFX8 mixer digitally via USB with my computer, how should I do it? I didn't think that the option appeared in Cubase. Background is that I'm trying to make sound files ...
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Fl Studio replacement

I've worked in Fl Studio up until now. As a result of a lack of learning material I want to switch, but to Ableton, Cubase or Protools and why? This arguments never seems to be firmly settled. People ...
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Tips on remixing a song

I'm currently trying to remix up "Killing in the Name" by Rage Against the Machine. Because it was recorded with real instruments I know that its not going to be perfectly in time. My first approach ...
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Is it possible to get two-way audio using ReWire?

I'm using Cubase with Reason as a slave. I would like to process some VST instruments through Reason's own effects and then get the output back into Cubase. To me it seems like audio in ReWire is ...
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Using effects without dry/wet parameter in Cubase

I have 2 tracks that I need to filter for, say, the first 30 seconds using one of the cubase builtin filters. I'm having problem figuring out how can I manage to do this using automations. I've tried ...
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CuBase LE 5 Static Noises

I bought a Lexicon Lambda interface and connected it to my MacBook Pro late 2011. Specs: Intel core i5 2.4GHz 16GB Ram 512GB SSD OSX 10.9 Lexicon Lambda (Connected via USB to computer) Samson ...
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Cubase Metronome silent

I've just bought Cubase 6 and installed it today. Managed to get my instruments coming out fine but for some reason the click sound is just not working. I'm enabling click and count in on the ...
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Input output devices listed as inactive in device set up (Cubase 5)

Totally new to Cubase. I have installed Cubase 5. Before even getting into recording I want to enable audio input output so that I can add some basic presets and play. I got to know that Audio ...
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How can I automatically turn off track monitoring during playback?

In Cubase 7.5 (Artist), I often have a few inserts on my channels while recording, e.g. a reverb for a singer, or a compressor on an acoustic guitar. But when I track short passages that I want to ...
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How to create a 2 mix in the same project (cubase 5)

I will explain my question with an example: Let's say I have 10 tracks. I want the 10 tracks to be my main mix (the one I listen with my headphones). But I would also want to take 4 of the 10 tracks, ...
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How can I map midi controller faders to midi CC values through software in Cubase?

It seems like a simple question, but I'm at a loss. I have a simple MIDI keyboard with some knobs and faders, and I'd like to use one of the faders to control CC11. I cannot figure out how to do this, ...
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Microphone becomes inactive when I open a new project in cubase

I just bought a CAD USB microphone .Now using ASIO for all i managed to get it connected in CUBASE 5 and I can see the bars moving when i tap the microphone . But as soon as i open a new project the ...
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No sound in VST & Audio (Cubase LE 5)

I got myself this Tasscam US-122 MKII audio interface and Cubase LE5 bundled. As I was testing it I was able to record both audio & VST, but can't hear no sound, just the click. There's no sound ...
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How can I convert Cubase projects to something more portable without Cubase?

I have some tracks made with Cubase SX 2 some years ago. Now, I want to work on them a bit, but I have no Cubase and even no ability to install it. So, I'm looking for any software that can convert ...
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How to connect Alesis MMT-8 to Roland TR-909 with Cubase and Samson Graphite 49

I want to connect Alesis MMT-8 to Roland TR-909 via MIDI. Carefully studying the manuals, I try to record what is pressed on the TR-909 by recording with the MMT8 and pressing instrument keys on the ...
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How to quantize velocity in Cubase?

I want to quantize not only tempo but velocity, since the first hit on the hi hat by MIDI is too strong. I can do it bar by bar, using the MIDI editor. But is there a way to select and quantize ...
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Cubase is blocking audio for other audio application

If I run cubase, I can't run spotify or any other sound program at the same time. does this have to do with my soundcard and is my soundcard substandard for this? If I exit cubase then I can use ...
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Cubase blocks other programs from recording audio

When I run cubase with the asio4all driver, I can no longer record audio with audacity. I used to record with audacity th playback from cubase but now I get an error message in audacity that I can't ...
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Headphones don't work in cubase 8

I use Steinberg - UR22 as interface. My headphones are plugged into the front. I have no speakers connected to ur22 The headphones work when I listen to youtube, through the interface, but not with ...
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How can I change the sound keeping the arpeggio in cubase?

I've made an instrument track with the Zebra2 synth playing an arpeggio. Now I want my Analogue 303 to play the pattern via MIDI. It has worked before but I don't know how I did it. How can it be done?...
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Cubase Drum Mapping

I currently have a FAMEDD-502 and I can't set the notes on the module. I want to assign the hi-hat pedal to be a second drum bass kick and I use EZDrummer connected to Cubase. Is there any way to do ...
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Cubase 5 won't open projects with Guitar Rig after update 5.5.2

I'm running Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate and Cubase 5 64-bit. Been working like a charm. Earlier this week I installed the update to 5.5.2. Afterwards, I noticed that when I created a new project and ...
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Monitoring MIDI Input from external Roland A-500PRO Controller

I'm trying to make a Roland A-500PRO USB MIDI Controller work with Steinberg's Cubase LE AI Elements 6 for Windows. By default, except the 49 keyboard keys, none of the other sliders, knobs or ...
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Does Cubase 8 import Cubase 7 projects?

I have many Cubase 7 AI projects. If I get Cubase 8 Artist, will I be able to open that projects?
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Hook up home theatre subwoofer to Cubase Elements 7 / Saffire Pro 40 rig?

I'm running a (relatively cheap) pair of M-Audio near-field monitors out of my Focusrite Saffire Pro 40. My DAW is Cubase Elements 7. Recently, I was given a subwoofer from a home theatre setup that ...
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Is multi-threading important for DAWs?

I read an anandtech review of AMD's 8 core Vishera CPUs (sorry could not find the exact review) a little while ago which benchmarked them against intel's CPUs of similar power\cost. According to ...
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mp3 encoding and settings

For encoding mp3s I use the Fraunhofer codec that I think sounds the best. I found it in Nero program and I can record my cubase arrangements in audacity and save it as a wav file in audacity and ...
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Denoiser for Cubase 5?

Can I get a VST plugin of a denoiser for cubase 5? Steinberg products like Nuendo and Cubase are very similar, I would like to use Cubase 5 like I use Neundo 3 for dialgoue editing and cleaning. ...
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How to move all notes in the Cubase MIDI editor one octave up?

I have a rather long bass track that I want to play one octave up. I want every note to change to one octave up. For smaller chunk of notes I can select many and just drag them but it's not working in ...
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No output sound from midi in cubase

I just bought myself a Tascam US-122 for recording my music. Setting up and recording guitar bits was easy enough but now I'm trying to add some piano. For this I have a Roland (E-36) keyboard that I ...
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Why do I get noise in audacity when recording?

When I playback with Cubase, the sounds are crystal clear and with no noise. Then I record with audacity using these settings: The result has a background noise like the noise level in my studio is ...
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Input levels too high with Cubase 5 and Alesis IO2

I am having an issue with recording my guitar in Cubase 5. I am using Alesis IO2 as input and output. The input appears to be unreasonably loud. I can see the levels in cubase go right to the max ...
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Track Configuration Pane in Cubase is GONE

A few weeks ago I was working on some project and I guess I hit a keyboard shortcut without knowing it, triggering the configuration pane usually left of the tracks list (I don't know what the ...
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Speed & Pitch Shift calculation for cassette recorded at 9.5 cm/s

I am extracting some of my old 4 track cassettes onto my computer using a 2 track deck (the only cassette playing I have left). It seems that at one point I had a Tascam 4 track that recorded at a ...
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What settings could cause latency in recording but not in monitoring in cubase?

I have alesis dm5 plugged into cubase via midi triggering sounds from DFH superior. I have the buffer size in cubase set so that I have a fairly low latency ( about 6ms ) which I find fine to play ...
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How can I control the patch in cubase 5?

I use cubase and I control my instruments with MIDI. Now I want to know how to control the patch. Specifically I am using a MIDI file where the patch makes a reset where the sound is reset to patch 1....
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How to ReWire Individual Reason's Redrum Instruments into Cubase?

I want to send any redrum's instruments as individual channels to mix it separately in Cubase.
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Why are VST instrument not recording in cubase?

When I do a recording in cubase of the entire song onto one track, all the tracks except the VST instrument are recorded. Why are not the VST instruments recorded?
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Cubase 7 Macros for exporting

Hi all I was wondering if any Cubase/Nuendo users could help me with a macro I am trying to create. I want to select all the slices of a track I have cut up and export them all as individual files. I ...
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Volume in MIDI track keeps resetting

I imported a MIDI track, rearranged it, changed the volume of VSTi Instrument but that volume keeps changing by itself when it plays a new part (DAW: Cubase). What is going on?
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How to identify a missing plug-in?

I had my MacBook Pro's motherboard replaced by Apple, and when i got the machine back everything was seemingly normal, yet there were strange things, such as that iCloud no longer knew my password. I ...
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Does Cubase 8 Artist work well in Windows 10?

Does anyone know if Cubase 8 Artist work well in Windows 10?
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Cubase 7 - I can't find the timestamp for each sample

In Cubase 5 I used to be able to click on a sample and details would appear showing the start time of the sample, the length etc This option appears to have disappeared in Cubase 7. It used to ...
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What do white notes mean in cubase key editor?

In my key editor in Cubase, some MIDI notes are drawn white. What does it mean?