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Focal Easy Guide to Cakewalk Sonar by Trev Wilkins

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Plug-in instruments and effects have changed the face of modern music composition and in many cases have negated the need for hardware so they are vitally important. SONAR handles their integration very elegantly and logically keeping them user-friendly but still immensely powerful.

What are Plug-ins?

A Plug-in is what it sounds like, a software processor that is ‘plugged in’ to the main sequencer system at an appropriate point.

If you’re familiar with mixing consoles you may well know about insert points and send-return loops that are used for effects and processors. Plug-in effects work in the same way. Here’s the Cakewalk Sonitus:fx Reverb ...

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