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by JDSampo
Wed Jun 11, 2008 7:32 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Traveling to Europe
Replies: 56
Views: 6530

Glad you're having a good time LOFA. We just came back from two weeks in Germany. Had a great time.

--JD
by JDSampo
Fri May 02, 2008 4:27 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: [OT] What do you do for a living?
Replies: 72
Views: 7894

Software developer

--JD
by JDSampo
Tue Mar 25, 2008 6:45 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Can you suggest an audio interface with these features?
Replies: 27
Views: 3842

Focusrite Saffire LE should fit your bill. Compared to the original Saffire its fifty bucks cheaper at $249 and has two more inputs although it lacks the hardware DSP and has 6 outputs instead of 8.

--JD
by JDSampo
Wed Mar 19, 2008 1:40 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: post some music you made that wasn't "electronic"
Replies: 28
Views: 3970

I don't believe I'm actually going to post this but what the hell? Circa 1988: me a four-track, a case of beer and 0, null, nil guitar skills.

http://www.samponius.com/mp3/traveler/jills_clock.mp3

--JD
by JDSampo
Thu Mar 06, 2008 2:14 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Your Biggest Songwriting Problem - Discuss
Replies: 48
Views: 6059

I think another sticking point is 'working without boundaries'. I was trying to write something last night, in a similar vein to Photek's 'Form and Function' album (I love the drum sounds on there). It started out ok, but then I slipped into the habit of trying out too many synths and trying to mak...
by JDSampo
Wed Mar 05, 2008 3:19 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Your Biggest Songwriting Problem - Discuss
Replies: 48
Views: 6059

" This has been spurred on by a thread on the Reaktor forum about "Do we have too much choice?". This is a very good point actually. I feel there is so much choice you tend to overload on synths and effects. I am certainly guilty of this. One thing I decided early this year was to stop buying stuff...
by JDSampo
Tue Mar 04, 2008 4:52 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Your Biggest Songwriting Problem - Discuss
Replies: 48
Views: 6059

This happens to me all the time: I tend to get a good bit going; verse, chorus, theme, something and then find myself sitting there thinking, "Well, that's a great 8-bar loop, now what?" It often seems like anything I come up with to follow it on sounds contrived or "not as good". I find I end up th...
by JDSampo
Tue Mar 04, 2008 4:19 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: [ot]sci-fi, good book -- any you like?
Replies: 49
Views: 5569

Atypical wrote:His latest, Spook Country is awesome: sci-fi, but set in today's reality. brilliant stuff.
+1 for 'Spook Country' and it's predecessor, 'Pattern Recognition' is excellent as well.

--JD
by JDSampo
Wed Jan 16, 2008 5:31 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: Focusrite Saffire Sound Card
Replies: 6
Views: 1161

I'm using a Saffire LE (4-in, 6-out, no DSP) on a desktop and it's been great. The mic pres are very nice.
by JDSampo
Fri Nov 16, 2007 3:28 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Question about better beta testing.
Replies: 17
Views: 1466

I imagine that just using the application as you normally would on your particular combination of computer, operating system, interface, and controllers is helpful. At this late stage in a beta test most of the real bad bugs have been squashed already. By expanding the beta circle Ableton get their ...
by JDSampo
Fri Jun 01, 2007 7:10 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Any SH-201 Owners?
Replies: 0
Views: 482

Any SH-201 Owners?

I'm shopping for a new synth and settled on the SH-201 as it meets my needs based on specs and the sound examples I've heard. I'm planning a visit to my local shop to try it out before I buy. There's one thing reading, listening and fiddling in the shop don't tell you though: now that you've owned i...
by JDSampo
Thu May 31, 2007 6:40 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: computer already maxed out?
Replies: 6
Views: 1473

I run a system with nearly the same specs (except I don't use an Audiophile) and I get a lot more tracks than that with a buffer setting of 256. So, no, you're not maxed out. You may be having a configuration or hardware incompatibility problem. Many times with firewire cards the problem is with an ...
by JDSampo
Wed May 30, 2007 6:24 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Worst/most embarrassing performance moments
Replies: 94
Views: 20193

I played keys in a prog rock band in a previous life. At one gig we were playing Tom Sawyer (yeah yeah.. I know, but it was the 80s so it's ok :D ) . Anyway we reached that magical keyboard solo moment in the middle and I somehow hit the wrong patch button on my Jupiter 6. So, instead of getting the...
by JDSampo
Fri May 25, 2007 6:24 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Dell XPS and Ableton
Replies: 16
Views: 3637

Try

http://www.musicxp.net

Some very good advice on that site.

--JD
by JDSampo
Fri May 25, 2007 1:51 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: What are you listening 2 right now.......
Replies: 45
Views: 8269

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