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by Pumpkin_Howie
Thu Feb 03, 2011 5:40 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: funky synth sounds? ableton instruments and/or vsts?
Replies: 3
Views: 766

Re: funky synth sounds? ableton instruments and/or vsts?

do i need to play around with the LFO to get the vibrato sound??
by Pumpkin_Howie
Tue Feb 01, 2011 11:01 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: funky synth sounds? ableton instruments and/or vsts?
Replies: 3
Views: 766

Re: funky synth sounds? ableton instruments and/or vsts?

the chord stabs that start at 18seconds in, i have played around a bit but i can't quite get that vibrato sound going! thanks for the help =]
by Pumpkin_Howie
Mon Jan 31, 2011 9:56 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: funky synth sounds? ableton instruments and/or vsts?
Replies: 3
Views: 766

funky synth sounds? ableton instruments and/or vsts?

hey i have been playing around with some of lives additional synthesizers and have created some nice sounds but i am trying to figure out how to get an old school funky stringy synth sound, one a lot like the one in calvin harris's "yeah yeah yeah la la la"...which is more famous for its use in the ...
by Pumpkin_Howie
Mon Jan 24, 2011 8:22 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: finding midi ports? (for akai lpk25 and lpd8)
Replies: 6
Views: 1373

Re: finding midi ports? (for akai lpk25 and lpd8)

no it's still not picking them up, even after i swapped them around and then restarted live =/ sent an email to akai, will contact ableton support as well, thanks for the help so far!
by Pumpkin_Howie
Mon Jan 24, 2011 4:30 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: finding midi ports? (for akai lpk25 and lpd8)
Replies: 6
Views: 1373

Re: finding midi ports? (for akai lpk25 and lpd8)

thanks for the reply! xp has detected both the devices, but neither are showing up in the 'midi ports' window. the only thing listed in there is an output - "Output: Microsoft GS Wavetable SW Synth" am i missing something out? is there something i need to enable in ableton on order for it to detect ...
by Pumpkin_Howie
Fri Jan 21, 2011 8:54 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: finding midi ports? (for akai lpk25 and lpd8)
Replies: 6
Views: 1373

finding midi ports? (for akai lpk25 and lpd8)

hey i recently got the akai lpk25 and lpd8 and am using ableton 8.1.1, however i cannot get ableton (or my operating system) to detect any midi ports?? i think because it is a slightly older version the lpk25/lpd8 are not selectable from the control surface drop down menu in the midi sync tab. i am ...
by Pumpkin_Howie
Sun Nov 28, 2010 8:38 pm
Forum: Max For Live
Topic: video editing with max for live?
Replies: 7
Views: 656

video editing with max for live?

can i edit video clips with a device for live? i mainly just want to overlap video and audio tracks so i can make a youtube video. hoping something very similar to these vids? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFNouUduO7k http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bly9T5sdSYg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_YSsbF...
by Pumpkin_Howie
Sun Oct 24, 2010 9:38 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Daft Punk - Voyager instruments
Replies: 2
Views: 536

Daft Punk - Voyager instruments

hey i'm hoping to do a cover of voyager by daft punk and upload it on to youtube and i want to do it using my own instruments and using ableton live. can anyone recommend any settings or instruments to be using for the synth and keyboard parts to this song? i have a bass and a guitar for the other p...
by Pumpkin_Howie
Sun Aug 01, 2010 10:18 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: running ableton on my netbook
Replies: 27
Views: 5138

running ableton on my netbook

my netbook has 2gb of ram but the processing speed is only 1.33 ghz (Intel Atom Z520). how badly is it going to struggle running live if i install it??
by Pumpkin_Howie
Sat Jul 31, 2010 1:16 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: novation launchpad for dj-ing
Replies: 11
Views: 2132

Re: novation launchpad for dj-ing

for djing would the apc20 do the trick then? it has faders on it, and i could afford to get it with the lpd8 (which has knobs on it)
would it make an acceptable subsitute for the apc40? thanks for the help so far everyone =]
by Pumpkin_Howie
Thu Jul 29, 2010 9:40 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Launchpad or APC 20?
Replies: 22
Views: 5073

Re: Launchpad or APC 20?

would the launchpad still be better than the apc20 for dj-ing and playing live? or should i definitely be saving for the apc40?
by Pumpkin_Howie
Wed Jul 28, 2010 9:32 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: novation launchpad for dj-ing
Replies: 11
Views: 2132

Re: novation launchpad for dj-ing

hmmmmm would the apc20 do the trick? i want to get a midi keyboard and drumpad too so i am trying to watch how much i spend, would be ideal to keep it under £250. if the apc20 is really no subsitute for the apc40 then i will save up and wait! thanks for the help and advice so far, this forum has bee...
by Pumpkin_Howie
Tue Jul 27, 2010 9:48 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: novation launchpad for dj-ing
Replies: 11
Views: 2132

novation launchpad for dj-ing

hey i'm looking into dj-ing and i want to use ableton because i am more familiar with most of its functions and i was looking into usb/midi controllers to get started with and the novation launchpad looks really cool but is it good for dj-ing? would it be better than most controllers under £200 ($30...