Building on the momentum created by its first edition Cubase SX/SL 2 Ignite!, this book is the perfect companion for users just starting out with either Cubase SL or SX. Using the Ignite! series' easy-to-understand format, readers are able to grasp not only the functionalities but concepts behind the software. The simplified explanation makes it easy for eager learners to get through the information quickly so they can start using the software effectively. The topic itself, Cubase, is the only software of its kind currently to offer both Mac and PC platforms. Filling the need for a large audience, musicians, audio engineers, music enthusiasts, music technology students, and computer and technology buffs are all groups that could find interest in this title. It is without a doubt that the extensive features and functionalities that Cubase has to offer require more instruction than the manual provides. This book provides the most comprehensive and current information on Cubase available.