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by Dodge
Tue Mar 21, 2006 8:29 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: CPU Load When Using Mac OSX 10.4.5
Replies: 1
Views: 772

CPU Load When Using Mac OSX 10.4.5

Been using Ableton for a while now, currently using version 5.0.3, however recently it seems to have slowed right down. Everything still works however when mixing just two tunes together the CPU usages indicator keeps spiking at 50% to 60% when previously it would of been less than 10%. The level me...
by Dodge
Sun Oct 09, 2005 4:27 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: Basic Production Advice
Replies: 11
Views: 2220

Basic Production Advice

I'm just making my first tentative steps into music production, can you guys recommend any good books to read which cover off much of the basic terminology? I'm at the 'Music Production For Dummies' level so I need something pretty basic.


Cheers!
by Dodge
Fri Oct 07, 2005 1:20 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: Sticky candidate: How to RTFM?
Replies: 5
Views: 1367

I for one have read the manual several times however I dont come from a production background, this is my first expererience of this kind of software, therefore the terminology can be confusing no matter how many times you read the manual. Surely the whole point of a forum is for an exchange of view...
by Dodge
Thu Oct 06, 2005 2:23 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: splitting audio signal
Replies: 2
Views: 781

Re: splitting audio signal

I am trying to split an audio signal to its low, mid and high parts. I am able to use the live routing to send the signal to three different audio tracks. What is the best way to separate the frequency range? I tried to use the EQ Three to separate the frequency for the 3 channels.. It works somewh...
by Dodge
Thu Oct 06, 2005 1:56 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: Track Volumes
Replies: 3
Views: 921

Track Volumes

I understand from reading this forum that many people who DJ using Live have Compressor 2 on the master output to limit the overall volume and reduce clipping. Is is possible to put a Compressor on each individual track as all of my audio files are at different volumes. I have been starting to use t...
by Dodge
Wed Oct 05, 2005 7:29 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: BCR2000 Cross Fader Assign
Replies: 2
Views: 989

ben_blue wrote:assing it like anything else.

midi learn
click destination control
turn knob/ press button on BCR.
exit midi learn.
Thanks very much for your help.
by Dodge
Wed Oct 05, 2005 6:02 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: BCR2000 Cross Fader Assign
Replies: 2
Views: 989

BCR2000 Cross Fader Assign

Right, I want to set up a button on my BCR2000 to toggle between Crossfade Assign buttons A & B on an individual track. Its probably dead simple but I cant figure it out. Anyone?
by Dodge
Tue Sep 27, 2005 11:21 am
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: The Little List of Tips and Tricks
Replies: 396
Views: 492767

googoo wrote:STICKY! STICKY! STICKY!
What he said, cheers Abletonian's.
by Dodge
Fri Sep 23, 2005 11:01 am
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: Another F*%@$*g DJ Topic
Replies: 26
Views: 5296

i will only mention my stuff once. YOU are my competition! j/k...kindof. i have BCR2000. spread across return channels: filter delay (3 in 1!), filter, reverb, redux, autopan, saturator, filter. each regular channel: filter, two of regular channels : B repeater + ping pong each. i have on/off and a...
by Dodge
Wed Sep 21, 2005 7:19 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: Another F*%@$*g DJ Topic
Replies: 26
Views: 5296

i think you should perfect the art of warping [ i haven't ] and sure get a controller...without one , how could you manipulate at the same time effects,devices,eq's , reverbs, and a zillion other functions?.. I have warping down, straight mixes sound cool. I am also using a Behringer BCR2000 which ...
by Dodge
Wed Sep 21, 2005 5:00 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: Another F*%@$*g DJ Topic
Replies: 26
Views: 5296

I know you would "appreciate" someone handing you an answer. But honestly, I dont have the time, ive already explained it to like 3 other fucking people today. What makes you so special. go fuck yourself and use a search function. Every basic ass DJ question that you could possible ask has been ans...
by Dodge
Wed Sep 21, 2005 2:56 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: warping tracks
Replies: 2
Views: 789

I usually find that if you increase the track volume in clip view there is a distinct, visible pattern running through each tune, increasing the level just makes them more visible. Once you select a start point for the first warp marker, usually on the first downbeat of the track, just move to the e...
by Dodge
Wed Sep 21, 2005 2:52 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: traker fx in live?
Replies: 2
Views: 929

you could try using beat repeat and a transpose function, youd still have to automate it but it would have a level of acuracy, dont know if this helps? as im not familiar with the effect your trying to achieve? a cool trick iv found is to put a sample in simpler (vocal, anything) activate loop and ...
by Dodge
Wed Sep 21, 2005 2:38 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: Another F*%@$*g DJ Topic
Replies: 26
Views: 5296

Another F*%@$*g DJ Topic

Right then! I have been using Live 4 / 5 for the past few months and am looking for some hints and tips on DJ'ing, basically effects that you have used when playing out or any techniques which worked well for you. I DJ'd extensively with Technics decks and CDJ's so I understand the basic principles....
by Dodge
Sun Sep 18, 2005 6:49 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: anyone having trouble with acceptance of your djing w/ live
Replies: 57
Views: 11404

ben_blue wrote:if i see someone makin crazy looks, i'll mix in a cd into ableton, then out of the cd back over to ableton. they love that :)
How do you synch the incoming Ableton tune with the outgoing CDJ mate?