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Learn the perfect way to rip, copy, record, and burn your favorite songs, using free or open-source software. From mash-ups that combine existing hits, to remixes of your favorite songs, you'll be ready to tackle it all--even if you start as a novice who doesn't know BPM from MP3.
Be the coolest, hippest, dopest, deckest masher on your block! Produce your own musical projects on the computer, using step-by-step, results-based tutorials. Using an entertaining approach, this book covers all the major computer audio techniques, including ripping and burning CDs, remixing, manipulating, and distributing.
This guide enables readers to produce their own musical projects on the computer, using step-by-step results-based tutorials. Written in an amusing style, this book covers all the major computer audio techniques including ripping and burning CDs, remixing, manipulating and distributing.
Table of Contents
1: That’s No Computer-It’s Your Music Machine
2: What You Need (and What You Don’t)
3: Copy a CD
4: Rip a CD
5: Download Music
6: Record and Mix Live Audio
7: Burn the Perfect Mix
8: Digitize Your Vinyl
9: Turn Your Digital Pictures into Music Videos
10: Build a Beat and Sample Library on Your Computer
11: Broadcast Audio to Every Radio in Your House Wirelessly
12: Turn Out Your Own DJ Set
13: Make a Self-Playing or Self-Burning CD
14: Create Your Own Internet Radio Station
15: Remixing 101
16: Create a Mash-Up Remix
APPENDIX: Legal Considerations