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by mingusman
Fri Sep 05, 2008 8:01 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: map midi channel changes to PCR pads?
Replies: 1
Views: 420

map midi channel changes to PCR pads?

Hi y'all- I've been using Live as an instrument host for my, well....live setup for a while. Basically I have a bunch of different VSTs on different midi channels and switch back and forth as I need them. I have been using the PCR-800 as my midi controller and it has a rotary controller that is used...
by mingusman
Tue Jul 17, 2007 3:18 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Best piano player in the world
Replies: 31
Views: 6486

yeeeaah monk baby. he's definitely got thems emotions....but you know, it's cuz of those beautiful notes he plays! he just knows exactly the right ones. oscar peterson....total motherfucker on the piano; imagine if he and tatum did a duo album. speaking of monk...has anybody heard of hans groiner? h...
by mingusman
Mon Jul 16, 2007 9:19 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Best piano player in the world
Replies: 31
Views: 6486

ugh, what awful music. there's no taste here; who would spend money to see/hear this garbage? i swear, prog-rock-fusion has to be the worst thing that ever happened to instrumental music...dave weckl, dream theatre, some chick corea....it's all such pointless cock-grabbing music for musicians withou...
by mingusman
Wed May 30, 2007 5:29 pm
Forum: Local
Topic: MD/VA/DC Baltimore/Washington DC/NoVA/MidAtlantic
Replies: 269
Views: 68732

hey all- i'm new to ableton and have been cruising the forums to help get a grip and i found this thread...i grew up in rockville so am glad to see such a thriving scene in the area! i have a soft spot for the DC metro area even though i am currently living in indiana (i just finished school, and no...
by mingusman
Wed May 30, 2007 5:11 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: Harmonic mixing
Replies: 13
Views: 2840

vinkalmann- hmm...don't know any sites offhand but i'm sure if you do a google search on "tonal harmony" you'll find plenty to work with. i'd recommend an academic site over others...because while "bob's guitar chord shack" might have some easy answers, they're invariably exactly that - easy answers...
by mingusman
Wed May 30, 2007 4:13 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: Harmonic mixing
Replies: 13
Views: 2840

what i meant to say was... i likes me some harmony, DJs should like them some harmony too. Yay! seriously though i hope i don't sound like a pretentious prick. i appreciate the approach that electronic musicians take, focusing on manipulation of timbre and rhythm. after all, that's why I'm trying to...
by mingusman
Tue May 29, 2007 7:04 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: Harmonic mixing
Replies: 13
Views: 2840

I was trained as an acoustic musician rather than starting on electronics, and the concept of harmonic mixing is something one that I thought would already have been part of what DJs do...guess not. It would seem totally logical to me to play one song in C and then the next in F, like an authentic c...
by mingusman
Mon May 07, 2007 9:52 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Electro-disco-funk?
Replies: 36
Views: 7824

oh and um....you can't go wrong with the Neptunes AKA N.E.R.D.

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by mingusman
Mon May 07, 2007 9:50 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Electro-disco-funk?
Replies: 36
Views: 7824

hambone- what you need is American funk/soul band LETTUCE. They're awesome....the best modern funk band around. You can get a taste of them on myspace: www.myspace.com/lettucefunk Once you get hooked on that, you'll immediately want to go to iTunes and purchase Live In Tokyo. Believe me, you want th...