How well does the Surface Go run Cubase, Pro Tools and Ableton Live – the industry standard of music production software? Intro – 0:04 Windows 10 S Mode vs Windows 10 performance – 03:23 Running a demo project in each DAW – 6:25 DPC Latency testing – 15:13 Tweaking the Surface Go for music production […]
A new series of videos on the Surface Go beings right here. Can you make music on the Surface Go? Is it powerful enough to be a little recording studio or virtual instrument machine? That’s what this series of videos aims to find out. In Episode 1 I’m looking at how it comes out of […]
Here’s my first look at the beta version of Voltage Modular from Cherry Audio. From initial audio driver hiccups to some pretty cool patching in Ableton Live this is looking very interesting. More videos to come! Update: ASIO will arrive in the next build! http://www.cherryaudio.com
Or – how to use touch in Ableton Live 10. Oh yes, in the bad old days of version 9 if you wanted to use touch or a digital pen with Ableton on a Surface Pro or other touchscreen computer you had to faff around in the Options.txt file and enable AbsoluteMouseMode. Not any more! […]
I’ll show you how to get low latency audio out of your Surface Pro using both the on-board sound and a USB audio interface. Featuring ASIO4ALL and the Surface Pro 2017 i5/8GB. This is taken from my larger video on Cubase but it will work in any DAW with similar settings.
So, how well does Cubase run on the Surface Pro? What’s the performance like? How well does touch work? Is touch, the pen and the Dial useful in Cubase? How do you configure the audio engine and what tweaks are needed for stable music making? All will be answered in this epic video that lays […]
Are you having trouble running low latency audio software on Windows 10? This is the guide you need to tweak your system. Newly updated and revised for the Fall Creators Update (Oct 2017). Full explanations included in the video of what you need to do and why it’s important.
I’ve been making videos on the potential of the Surface platform for music production since the Surface Pro 3. Now this adventure continues on the Surface Pro 2017 and (potentially) the Surface Book 2 and I love nothing better than investigating how well different music software works on these devices. I’ve got loads more videos […]
An initial examination of using the Surface Dial with Cubase Pro 9 on the Surface Pro 2017. There’s some usefulness here but is there enough to make the Dial a useful tool for music production? Not sure at the moment – what do you think? All tips and suggestions welcome and I’ll do a more […]
How many plugins and VST instruments can the Surface Pro 2017 handle? I’ve run exhaustive tests of many different DAWs with many different plug-ins and can now offer a demonstration of the Surface Pro’s potential for music production and reliability. IT’s GOOD! I’ll also show the thermal and CPU stability issues I encountered and how […]