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LMMS: A Complete Guide to Dance Music Production Beginner's Guide by David Earl

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Chapter 1. Gearing Up: A Preflight Checklist

When creating electronic music, it's a good idea to take some extra time to choose your gear carefully for the task at hand. You should also be mindful of the environment you are working in. A studio can theoretically be just about anywhere these days, from a hotel room to a well-tuned control room. It's important to choose the right tools for the right circumstances.

Here is what we're going to explore in this chapter:

  • Check our system requirements
  • Show how to install LMMS on various operating systems
  • Get familiar with the location of LMMS resources
  • Control our project assets
  • Configuring MIDI devices for use with LMMS
  • Configuring audio devices for use with LMMS
  • Setting up your sample library—how not to get ...

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