Learn How the Pros Use DP!DP4 is in use on a daily basis throughout Berklee College of Music as an built-in part of the curriculum. Working together, MOTU and Berklee Press bring you the ideal companion to DP4: Producing Music with Digital Performer.
Producing Music with Digital Performer at a Glance:
- Mix and master your recording onto a CD
- Record and edit both MIDI and audio
- Make your MIDI productions sound musical
- Synchronize your music to video
- Set up your Digital Performer studio
Written by Berklee faculty member Ben Newhouse, Producing Music with Digital Performer is a comprehensive guide to the features and strategies behind one of the most rocking pieces of music production software. By learning the ins and outs of Digital Performer's easy-to-get interface and bulletproof tool set, you'll learn why it is the tool of choice for so many music makers. You'll learn many techniques for making your MIDI productions sound more natural, your working methods more efficient, and your command of Digital Performer's capabilities more complete.
Beginning users will learn basic skills and a practical approach to digital music making, and more seasoned users will learn efficient strategies, shortcuts, and cutting-edge techniques to help them get the most out of this bulletproof software.
The included CD-ROM will help reinforce your learning with guided Digital Performer practice projects, providing audio recordings and project setups that illustrate many of the effects and working strategies being discussed. Guided hands-on projects help you practice the presented techniques. They are cross-referenced with the chapters, to help you assess your skills and then easily learn any topic that you'd like to learn more about.
About the Author
Ben Newhouse is an assistant professor at Berklee College of Music, where he teaches music technology and production. He has worked as a music supervisor and composer on dozens of television shows, films, and stage productions for media corporations including ABC, FOX, MTV, and Disney. He holds a bachelor of music in composition from Eastman School of Music.