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Saving Resources: How to get the most out of your computer when you’re producing

Written By: Michael Tinker

We’ve all been there. You’ve been working on a track for a few hours and you’re in the zone. It’s grooving great, everything is falling into place and you’re about to put in the next idea that’s going to kick that chorus up from 10 to 11, then BAM, CPU error. Nothing rips you out of the flow of creating like a technical error. My computer is getting old and I’ve started to run into this a lot with newer soft synths and other virtual instruments, so I’m going to let you know how I minimize this happening so that you can make the most out of your current computer.

The Basic Principle: