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Instant ACID by John Rofrano

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Chapter 1

Introduction

ACID is a highly graphical program that can be used on many levels. Beginners and non-musicians can use it for basic loop-based composition, drawing on the enormous talent of the loop creators, and assemble a song simply by painting loops on the Timeline. Musicians can augment existing loops by recoding their own loops, or by using ACID, as you would any recording software to create entire tracks that don’t loop.

Since the introduction of ACID Pro 4, ACID can be used to record MIDI tracks and MIDI loops using outboard MIDI synthesizers or the onboard Virtual Studio Technology (VST) instruments. These features provide you with an entire recording studio right in your computer.

Track Area

The track area is where you will ...

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