Sonar 2 Book by Scott Garrigus

Discussion in 'Mixing & Song Critique' started by bgavin, Sep 3, 2003.

  1. bgavin

    bgavin Guest

    Link to Sonar 2 Book

    This book has many A-grade reviews from purchasers.

    Anybody here have an opinion on this book for a Sonar newbie?
  2. falkon2

    falkon2 Well-Known Member

    Mar 17, 2003
    Sounds great for a *total* recording/tracking newbie... I doubt even someone migrating from fruity loops to SONAR would get much out of it though.

    Then again, I haven't read it, so maybe I'm doing it a great injustice.
  3. bgavin

    bgavin Guest

    I'm a total newbie.
  4. falkon2

    falkon2 Well-Known Member

    Mar 17, 2003
    No you're not... you're on a higher level than I am. ;)
  5. I don't know anything about that book, but I was a Cakewalk newbie a year and a half ago (got Sonar 2 six months ago). I would say, dig in. I know it can be intimidating, but see if you can get some tracks recorded just for the heck of it.

    What kind of stuff do you want to record?
  6. jdier

    jdier Active Member

    Mar 20, 2003
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    Scott's book is good, but I would suggest a cover to cover reading of the Sonar Manual. If there are things that you still cannot do, or do not feel comfortable with, then Scott's book may be a help.

    I have read both books cover to cover and found that there is a lot of overlap. Both great resources.

    Hope this helps.

  7. bgavin

    bgavin Guest

    My interest is 95% live performance recording.

    I have an Aardvark Q10 interface unit, a locker full of mics, and am building the DAW now. Part of the long process is rack mounting the DAW, Q10, (future 2nd Q10), and a mic patch bay so I don't have to constantly plug the Q10 jacks.

    The remaining 5% of my recording needs will be multi-track recording of a solo artist playing different instruments. The recording environment will not be studio quality.
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