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by thequizrad
Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:43 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Organising the browser
Replies: 9
Views: 1139

Re: Organising the browser

>preferences >file/folder I mostly get rid of ableton preset folders and just use my own library. All of my AU plugins are in my own hierarchy, so I have all my compressor plugins in the same folder, etc. Also, my user library is actually in dropbox, so my studio Mac library and my laptop library ar...
by thequizrad
Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:30 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: Limiters: how -not- to use them
Replies: 11
Views: 6370

Re: Limiters: how -not- to use them

Limiters can be used on individual tracks for quite extreme effects, I guess experiment with taste and restraint. On the master buss, I would NOT mix into a limiter from the start. Get your mix sounding good, peaking around -6dbfs, and then introduce a limiter, to get the overall level up. I might m...
by thequizrad
Sun Aug 25, 2013 2:56 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: where to save my samples...
Replies: 16
Views: 4229

Re: where to save my samples...

The most annoying thing about where Live places my imported samples is that they're now in the "Music" folder in OSX. Which is not where my mind associates pro-audio application files! "Music" to me is iTunes, Googlemusic, etc, not work-specific files that I need to keep separate from my "domestic"...
by thequizrad
Sun Aug 25, 2013 10:02 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Relinking samples for 5,030 imported Sampler multisamples?
Replies: 17
Views: 3895

Re: Relinking samples for 5,030 imported Sampler multisamples?

Once you fixed your files with the library manager, its best to either keep them in your Live library or throw them all inside a project and do a collect all and save, so that it works on other computers too. That is currently one option I am using. I have a "creative template" project that I am cr...
by thequizrad
Sun Aug 25, 2013 9:46 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: where to save my samples...
Replies: 16
Views: 4229

Re: where to save my samples...

The most annoying thing about where Live places my imported samples is that they're now in the "Music" folder in OSX. Which is not where my mind associates pro-audio application files! "Music" to me is iTunes, Googlemusic, etc, not work-specific files that I need to keep separate from my "domestic" ...
by thequizrad
Sat Aug 24, 2013 9:34 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: The Little List of Tips and Tricks
Replies: 398
Views: 506026

Re: The Little List of Tips and Tricks

peter181 wrote:If you have a bunch of copies of Operator or Simpler in a drum rack, you can change something, right-click, and "Copy value to siblings." Really helpful if you didn't think to make a macro beforehand.
amazing. Thank you. :)
by thequizrad
Sat Aug 24, 2013 9:19 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: The Little List of Tips and Tricks
Replies: 398
Views: 506026

Re: The Little List of Tips and Tricks

Scherer wrote:Just a little hint, but sooo valuable:

Found out by accident that you can scroll the mixer and arrangement view left and right with holding ALT + CMD + Left Mouse Button.

This saves so much time because you don't have to zoom.
wow. that IS handy. thanks. :D