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by metrowilliams
Wed May 18, 2011 3:37 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Audio Interface Questions for performing live with Ableton
Replies: 1
Views: 244

Audio Interface Questions for performing live with Ableton

i'm fairly new to ableton. i've now done 5 gigs using a macbook running ableton. So far i've run everything out as a stereo output (either mini jack going into built in headphone jack on macbook or left and right outputs from a motu soundcard). However the sound hasn't been quite right. So i was won...
by metrowilliams
Thu Sep 16, 2010 3:19 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Syncing Synth Arp To Ableton's tempo
Replies: 1
Views: 604

Syncing Synth Arp To Ableton's tempo

Hello. I am a newbie to Ableton and tomorrow night is my first gig with ableton as the main core of my live set. my synth player has a roland gaia and he plays a riff that has an arpegiator on. he is currently using the tap tempo to keep the timing but it is not as accurate as it should be. so i tho...
by metrowilliams
Thu Aug 26, 2010 3:42 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Need a stand that will hold a laptop and an apc 40
Replies: 8
Views: 2034

Re: Need a stand that will hold a laptop and an apc 40

any pics would be much appreciated. it's crazy that ultimate, quick lok etc haven't designed something for the laptop performer in mind. there are so many of us out there now
by metrowilliams
Thu Aug 26, 2010 1:37 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Need a stand that will hold a laptop and an apc 40
Replies: 8
Views: 2034

Re: Need a stand that will hold a laptop and an apc 40

hahahaha!!! i guess it will do the job :)
by metrowilliams
Thu Aug 26, 2010 9:05 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Need a stand that will hold a laptop and an apc 40
Replies: 8
Views: 2034

Need a stand that will hold a laptop and an apc 40

help please!! just learned ableton live and bought myself an akai apc 40. got my first gig soon. however i desperately need a portable stand that will hold both my macbook and my apc 40. i have looked everywhere. i was recently watching the hot chip video on ableton's website and saw felix martin ha...
by metrowilliams
Thu Jul 01, 2010 11:58 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Can anyone recommend an internal soundcard for a macbook
Replies: 6
Views: 824

Re: Can anyone recommend an internal soundcard for a macbook

thank you all for your swift replies. i am going to look into the cards subfunk has mentioned. i thought it sounded crazy.

thank you 4.33 for diggin the tunes.

now i've just got to decide what controller and sound card to get!
by metrowilliams
Thu Jul 01, 2010 11:16 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Can anyone recommend an internal soundcard for a macbook
Replies: 6
Views: 824

Can anyone recommend an internal soundcard for a macbook

hi. i am a newbie to ableton and i am absolutely loving it. i purchased mainly to perform live using my macbook. however i don't really want to carry around an external sound card as well as a laptop and controller. a local dj shop owner told me recently that there are companies who can install inte...
by metrowilliams
Thu May 13, 2010 9:07 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Does Ableton Live Studio run well with a Macbook?
Replies: 9
Views: 2015

Re: Does Ableton Live Studio run well with a Macbook?

sounds cool. did the extra 1GB of ram make a big difference? i haven't started using ableton yet. i currently use protools on a pc with an Akai mpc 4000. however, i need something simple yet powerful for live gigs. abelton run on a small macbook looks like ideal choice. i know it sounds crazy, but a...
by metrowilliams
Thu May 13, 2010 8:19 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Does Ableton Live Studio run well with a Macbook?
Replies: 9
Views: 2015

Re: Does Ableton Live Studio run well with a Macbook?

alex - what specs are your white mac book and what os do u run?

thank you
by metrowilliams
Thu May 13, 2010 7:44 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Does Ableton Live Studio run well with a Macbook?
Replies: 9
Views: 2015

Re: Does Ableton Live Studio run well with a Macbook?

thank you to everyone who replied to this post.

migra - why would you suggest going for the newest white macbook rather than say one that is 2 yrs old?
by metrowilliams
Wed May 12, 2010 3:59 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Does Ableton Live Studio run well with a Macbook?
Replies: 9
Views: 2015

Does Ableton Live Studio run well with a Macbook?

hi everyone. i'm really hoping someone can help me out. i am thinking of purchasing a second hand macbook (not a macbook pro, just a normal white macbook) solely to run Abelton Live (possibly Ableton Live Studio) for live performances. The macbook will meet the recommended requirements of an intel p...
by metrowilliams
Fri Jan 22, 2010 11:35 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Does Sampler load Akai MPC programs?
Replies: 3
Views: 1209

Re: Does Sampler load Akai MPC programs?

thanks for your replies. the actual sounds are wav files. but i wanted to know if it loaded the programs as they are in sampler and stright away keyspanned them and added all the parameters
by metrowilliams
Fri Jan 22, 2010 2:13 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Does Sampler load Akai MPC programs?
Replies: 3
Views: 1209

Does Sampler load Akai MPC programs?

i have an akai mpc 4000 with tonnes of multi-sample programs. would Ssmpler be able to load these?

thank you

metro
by metrowilliams
Fri Jan 22, 2010 2:06 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: What Synths / Samplers does Ableton Live 8 come with?
Replies: 1
Views: 1308

What Synths / Samplers does Ableton Live 8 come with?

Hello all. i come from an mp3 and protools background, but i am seriously considering selling everything i got and going over to ableton. quick question as website doesn't specify. what does Ableton Live 8 come standard with? does it actually come with sampler, operator etc or are these purchased ex...
by metrowilliams
Sun Nov 30, 2008 4:23 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: Does anyone actually use the Vestax VCM 600 with Ableton?
Replies: 10
Views: 2702

anyone? come on you funky dudes