CM have just released a plugin special... Dont know if its already mentioned but worth a look if your a cheap bastard like me!

The Computer Music Specials team have spent months on a search-and-test mission to hunt down the best freeware out there right now. The result is this bang-up-to-date collection of stunning synths and samplers, cutting-edge effects, amazing amp sims and emulations, essential sequencers and utilities and more! There are even two exclusive synth versions you wonít find anywhere else, courtesy of Krakli Software and HG Fortune.

Inside the magazine all the software is catalogued for your easy reference, with essential guides and step-by-step tutorials to get you up and running fast. And for newcomers to desktop music production, thereís a beginnerís guide showing how to create a complete track from start to finish using the free software supplied on the disc.

If you havenít used freeware in the past youíll be surprised - a lot of this stuff is every bit as good as expensive commercial-ware. And CM have made it easy for you by sorting out the best offerings from the thousands of applications available to download. All the hard work of searching and testing has been done for you, so you can get straight down to making music!

CM Special vol. 30: The best free plug-ins ever! On sale now in the UK from selected WH Smith, Borders and good independent newsagents.
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Overseas availability coming soon - watch this space.
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