Category: Sample and Hold

Binaural audio for VR

Last week I attended the Virtual Reality LA tradeshow. VR has come a long way even in the last year. The Oculus Rift and Vive are both shipping (and under $600) and the next generation of 4k and 6k viewers look even better. I went to the conference to learn a bit about audio and […]

Published on: 16 April 2017
Posted by: jlaity
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Tech Post: Using Pro Tools as a Console for Cubase

Many composers, especially at Remote Control but also elsewhere, have been using a Pro Tools rig as their console and recording setup. This especially useful when working in 5.1 surround, because channel counts start to add up. When I recently upgraded my Vienna Ensemble Pro sample computer, I used my old computer as a Pro Tools […]

Published on: 13 January 2017
Posted by: jlaity
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Refurbishing a Kurzweil MidiBoard

My quest for a controller keyboard led to refurbishing a Kurzweil MIDIboard For the last five years, I’ve been looking for a really great MIDI keyboard controller for my software and rackmounted instruments. Every year I would go to NAMM looking for a high-end MIDI controller and would come home disappointed.

Published on: 10 October 2015
Posted by: jlaity
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Using Lemur to Hide/Show tracks in Cubase 8

This is a tech article for composers who use Cubase 8 and Lemur. It explains how to set up the Lemur iPad app to show or hide groups of tracks in your template. With hundreds of tracks in a template, this makes it faster and easier to find what you’re looking for. Probably not for […]

Published on: 12 February 2015
Posted by: jlaity
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More Nerds

King of the Nerds is back for Season 3! Tune in if you want to hear a bunch of my music. 🙂

Published on: 29 January 2015
Posted by: jlaity
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Best Funeral Ever

My music was used on a TV show called “Best Funeral Ever.” On The Learning Channel, natch! Check it out.

Published on: 31 August 2014
Posted by: jlaity
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