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by TLW
Tue Jun 02, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: HARD DRIVE STORAGE question
Replies: 6
Views: 81

Re: HARD DRIVE STORAGE question

External SSDs are OK so long as you can arrange them to receive TRIM commands. I believe Windows 10 can do this over USB (Macs can’t). A Thunderbolt connection will give you more speed, but how much difference that would make in the real world is debatable and TB stuff tends to be expensive. As you’...
by TLW
Tue Jun 02, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: USB ports lose connection when Ableton is open - please help!
Replies: 4
Views: 63

Re: USB ports lose connection when Ableton is open - please help!

There was a Mojave security update the other day but it doesn’t seem to have caused me any problems. Mac USB sockets are pretty good at delivering power as per the USB spec - my not exactly young MBP can charge a running iPad pro from one socket and run three portable USB 3 bus-powered drives at the...
by TLW
Mon Jun 01, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: USB ports lose connection when Ableton is open - please help!
Replies: 4
Views: 63

Re: USB ports lose connection when Ableton is open - please help!

The first thing that comes to mind is to check in the MacOS settings that your power scheme isn’t allowing USB ports to go to sleep.
by TLW
Mon Jun 01, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Octave input changes into live Midi JDXI
Replies: 1
Views: 31

Re: Octave input changes into live Midi JDXI

There are two standards for numbering MIDI octaves. One has middle C as C3 the other calls it C4. Roland use one standard, Live, Yamaha and a lot of other MIDI implementers use the other. Both are correct according to the MIDI standard. You can play the same range of notes no matter what the octave ...
by TLW
Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Where to store sample libraries if playing live
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: Where to store sample libraries if playing live

For gigging, which to be honest is rare for me these days even without lockdown, I put everything on the internal drive. Not only is it less to carry but a failure is more likely to happen when there are two drives to potentially fail. It also means I can image the entire system and restore it very ...
by TLW
Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Midi Start/Stop issue with External Synth
Replies: 1
Views: 40

Re: Midi Start/Stop issue with External Synth

The MIDI stop/start commands are part of the MIDI clock specification, so only get sent while clock is being sent. “Start” when clock starts and “stop” when clock stops, and the transport controls start and stop the clock. The arp and Live are both working as intended and designed.
by TLW
Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Changing Key
Replies: 3
Views: 64

Re: Changing Key

The MIDI scale plugin can handle transposition and works on a per track basis not per clip. It doesn’t alter what you see in the piano roll editor though, just the notes before they reach the instrument.
by TLW
Sun May 31, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: RAM needed for live gigs
Replies: 5
Views: 83

Re: RAM needed for live gigs

I’ve 16GB of RAM, some of which is used by the gpu, and have never had a lack of RAM problem. Though I don’t use huge sample libraries that get read into RAM.
by TLW
Sun May 31, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: MIDI 2.0 support ?
Replies: 9
Views: 165

Re: MIDI 2.0 support ?

The nearest thing in software to a Buchla (or any modular) is probably VCV Rack.

But it’s not a Buchla, pretty much nothing other than a Buchla or maybe Make Noise is. And like all software it suffers from a lack of physical knobs and switches.
by TLW
Sun May 31, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: What's the ONE native plug in you'd like to see added to Live.
Replies: 34
Views: 1125

Re: What's the ONE native plug in you'd like to see added to Live.

Not a plugin, but related, I’d like a proper plugin manager rather than the lists of VST/AU plugins that I can’t organise.

As for plugins, better and fuller-featured metering would be useful, also a good transient shaper, an LA-2A style compressor and a Pultec-style eq.
by TLW
Sun May 31, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: What's the ONE native plug in you'd like to see added to Live.
Replies: 34
Views: 1125

Re: What's the ONE native plug in you'd like to see added to Live.

Tarekith wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 2:00 am
nko4 wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 5:44 pm
Linear phase EQ8/Multiband Dynamics :mrgreen:
Why linear phase?
Much more useful for mastering purposes and problem solving than a non-linear phase processor.
by TLW
Sun May 31, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: PC users in the Live10 beta team, is WASAPI supported?
Replies: 19
Views: 3448

Re: PC users in the Live10 beta team, is WASAPI supported?

I used the (Roland) WASAPI driver with an Edirol/Roland/Cakewalk interface under Windows Vista with identical results to the Roland ASIO driver other than WASAPI didn’t trigger a strange bug in one build of Sonar.

It’s rather surprising that any current Windows DAW doesn’t support WASAPI drivers.
by TLW
Fri May 29, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Vocals with Karaoke
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Re: Vocals with Karaoke

Just to check - is the problem the relative levels of the vocal and instrument tracks after recording or that the instrument track is recorded into the the vocal track along with the vocals?
by TLW
Mon May 25, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: External synth ARP delayed
Replies: 2
Views: 96

Re: External synth ARP delayed

It can take a few seconds of MIDI clock for devices to lock to it after they get the clock “start” message, and clock is only sent when Live’s transport is running. Which is one reason why starting MIDI tracks at bar one in the arrangement view is not always a good idea.