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New Features: Instrument Library and Track Assignment in Liquid Notes

Starting with version 1.3, Liquid Notes offers built-in synthesizers for sequencer-independent operation. With the latest update, it is now also possible to freely assign instruments to the different MIDI tracks in the arrangement and save them.

Liquid Notes, the intelligent music composition assistant, has added yet another feature: its own library of instruments and a track assignment editor. The library includes a satisfying amount of basic instruments, ranging from percussion to bass, leads, pads, mallets, classical instruments, and a variety of other sounds.

This addition comes in very handy when composing without the ability or desire to connect to a sequencer. It makes standalone operation of Liquid Notes more comfortable and flexible.


Introduction to the Instant Effect of Electronic Dance Music (Part II)

This is the second part of the article on "The Instant Effect of Electronic Dance Music (Introduction)". It deals with trance-inducing effects of electronic dance music.

Trance Logic and Musical Wits Whereas the first part of this article highlighted a definition of trance and a resulting state of "feeling good", here we dive into the relationship between trance effects and analytical thinking to explain effective structure in composition.


Features Explained: How to correct an instrumental track with Liquid Notes

Align the tonality of a new instrumental track with the harmonic movement of an existing arrangement with Liquid Notes.

Our intelligent music production tool has a great many features that assist you when composing, writing a song, editing and/or correcting a piece.

Learn more in this article about how to (a) tonally merge an entire track or a track segment from another piece with a different harmonic environment to the existing arrangement, or (b) correct wrong notes or melody lines (monophonic or polyphonic) of an instrumental track to align them with the harmonic movement of the existing arrangement.


The Design of an Optimal Music Experience: A Matter of Life and Death (Part II)

This article continues to approach the concept of an optimal music experience. It deals with the inescapable attraction and inherent danger that the engagement with music holds.

Altered states of consciousness Just as musicians perpetually hone their skills composing music and playing instruments, we as listeners must constantly develop our skills of perception to get the most out of what we hear. This is no easy task, but it is possible to learn to let go completely and immerse yourself in the experience.

While few of us do this naturally, it is a state that can be achieved by anyone — and I don’t mean with formal or academic musical training, but rather a psychological willingness to be open-minded and become aware.