Garrigus.com has announced the release of the SONAR X2 Power! book (ISBN: 978-1-285-19894-1) by Scott R. Garrigus (author of the Cakewalk SONAR and Sony Sound Forge Power book series). SONAR X2 Power! is the first comprehensive guide to deal exclusively with Cakewalk’s SONAR X2 MIDI and digital audio sequencing application.
This new edition offers top-to-bottom detailed coverage of the SONAR X2 software (Producer, Studio, and Essential). The book’s comprehensive treatment begins with the basics and takes you from setup to final mix with clear, step-by-step instructions and exercises.
The book is intended for both new and experienced SONAR users. It details about all of the new features in SONAR X2, helping to sharpen workflow and improve music-making. Further, it covers everything from working with SONAR files and navigating projects to advanced editing, surround sound, automation, and much more.
New topics covered include: Take Lanes, Automation Lanes, Automation Modes, new Smart Tool operations in all the views, new clip functions in Track view, Piano Roll view editing and Controller lanes, new Snap to Grid features, R-MIX SONAR, FX Chains 2.0, new ProChannel features, ProChannel Console Emulator, ProChannel QuadCurve EQ, ProChannel Softube Knob, and much more.
In addition, the book is completely up-to-date including information for the latest SONAR X2a update and features added in the SONAR X1a, b, c, d, and Expanded updates (which were not included in the previous edition).
SONAR X2 Power! is currently available at an introductory discount off the list price of $49.99. Readers can find more information (including a preview of the book), get updates, view video supplements, as well as place an order by visiting the Power Books website here.
Author 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 soun 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.