Funky Music Art: 28 Gig Posters in 28 Days Complete

Nat “funnelbc”, creator of the CDM logo and graphic appearance, took on a project the rest of us at Team CDM thought was completely insane:

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28 Free Gig Posters in 28 Days: CDM’s Designer Nat Plans for a Busy February

Have a gig coming up? Need a rocking poster to publicise said gig to the wider community? You should check out Nat’s 28 Posters in 28 Days Poster Challenge! You know you’re going to get a great result, because Nat designed this here website, and CDMo, and the forums. You should get in quick, however, because he doesn’t seem to be starting out in the most positive frame of mind: They said I couldn’t do it! My girlfriend said I couldn’t do it. I don’t think I can do it… Let me preface this by saying that I have a …

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Real World Digital Audio, My Music Production Book, Hits Shelves

I couldn’t be more proud to share this one: over a year in the making, my book Real World Digital Audio is now hitting shelves: Real World Digital Audio [Official Book Site] I launched this project with Peachpit Press because we wanted to compress the broad range of skills you need to master music production with computers — from synthesizing sounds to recording to producing scores to DJing and playing live — into a single book. There are superb books out there on individual topics and individual tools, but I found many of the general books were either out-of-date, had …

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Real World Digital Audio Countdown Begins

Sorry to disappoint you, but Real World Digital Audio will not be a new MTV reality show where participants live together in a boozed-up recording studio for a few months and have “issues” with their fellow audio engineers. Though I’m still holding out hope for that. No, Real World Digital Audio is my long-delayed book for Peachpit Press . . . and if you’ve noticed I’ve gotten increasingly flaky keeping CDM together, especially this week, the good news is I’m finally finishing the manuscript this week. Expect a party afterwards — and more on the book itself, once I can …

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