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by jngpng
Mon Jun 15, 2009 7:05 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: If I upgade to live 8 suite....
Replies: 17
Views: 1552

Re: If I upgade to live 8 suite....

Bear in mind that you don't actually need to upgrade from Suite to a new version of Suite unless there is some new instrument or something that you want. All the instruments you get with Suite 8 would be upgraded to their latest versions even if you only updated to plain Live 9. For example, the onl...
by jngpng
Wed Apr 29, 2009 8:54 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Have you done your 10,000 hours?
Replies: 114
Views: 8362

Re: Have you done your 10,000 hours?

I think this 10,000 hour rule has a grain of truth to it, but its not even vaguely the whole story - especially when applied to creative pursuits. 10,000 hours working on music will make you a more accomplished producer or composer, but it's not necessarily going to give you new ideas or inspiration...
by jngpng
Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:22 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: DR-110 Samples Available (FREE)
Replies: 17
Views: 1804

Re: DR-110 Samples Available (FREE)

Thanks for sharing man! One can never have too many drum machine samples...
by jngpng
Tue Apr 07, 2009 2:43 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Basic Composition Book Recommends?
Replies: 32
Views: 3073

Re: Basic Composition Book Recommends?

Well, its pretty recent. 2004 for the edition I have. I wasn't complaining about the info that is inaccurate due to age anyway, its more basic than that.

Glad you got something out of the book anyway. Different strokes for different folks I guess vOv
by jngpng
Tue Apr 07, 2009 1:50 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Basic Composition Book Recommends?
Replies: 32
Views: 3073

Re: Basic Composition Book Recommends?

Maybe he was just trying to fill up space? I dunno. There's some other classic stuff from a few pages above where he says "nearly all house producers will not use software sequencers". I guess the guy just likes his exaggerated generalizations. Anyway, so that I have a positive contribution to this ...
by jngpng
Tue Apr 07, 2009 12:54 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Basic Composition Book Recommends?
Replies: 32
Views: 3073

Re: Basic Composition Book Recommends?

I'm surprised to see so many recommendations for the Dance Music Manual. I picked it up a while ago, and was really disappointed. It's riddled with errors, both on technical topics and in the descriptions of genres. I ended up thinking that the author didn't really know the subject that well. It was...
by jngpng
Sat Apr 19, 2008 3:08 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Drum Racks Within Drum Racks
Replies: 4
Views: 902

I use nested Drum Racks quite a bit. Stick a Random plug + a Drum Rack on one of the pads of your master Drum Rack, and then fill the nested drum rack up with variatons of a single sample. Thats a really easy way to bring a bit of variation and life into a kit.
by jngpng
Sun Mar 09, 2008 5:43 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Audio Damage "Ricochet" anyone?
Replies: 23
Views: 3470

Seems a tad silly to recommend Timeless over Ricochet to me. I love Timeless, but its the pinnacle of single-tap(well, dual) stereo delays rather than a replacement for a multi-tap delay like Ricochet. It's a different effect for a different use.
by jngpng
Mon Feb 25, 2008 7:00 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Coping with rejection - The Last gig
Replies: 7
Views: 1087

Find another gig...

I don't know what it's like down in London, but I've never had a problem finding gigs in Manchester or Edinburgh/Glasgow. Surely you must have built up a fair few contacts over the years?
by jngpng
Thu Dec 13, 2007 1:53 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Drum Rack - Multi-Sample w/ Velocity
Replies: 13
Views: 3400

Do you know how to set the "Release" on all of the samples that are dropped on an instrument. My problem is that if the MIDI note is too short the sample will be truncated (Release is 50ms by default). So, I manually went to each sample and pushed the release to the max. Set the release how you nee...
by jngpng
Thu Dec 13, 2007 1:26 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Drum Rack - Multi-Sample w/ Velocity
Replies: 13
Views: 3400

I noticed, in some instances, if the velocity does not overlap in the Instrument settings and the velocity of the note is on a boundry, that a note will not play. Is that correct; or is that a bug? For example.. BD1 .. vel=[120..127] BD2 .. vel=[110..119] If the note is at 119, no sound will trigge...
by jngpng
Wed Dec 12, 2007 5:46 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Drum Rack - Multi-Sample w/ Velocity
Replies: 13
Views: 3400

Just set up your samples in an instrument rack with the velocity switching set up how you want it, then drag the instrument rack onto the drum pad you want to use.
by jngpng
Tue Dec 11, 2007 5:10 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Live 7 - SLICER - Stale Bread - Review
Replies: 58
Views: 11454

what anybody would want with 256 slices? 128 are more than enough Imagine that you are slicing a vocal melody sample into sixteenth notes. Now, 128 slices is only two bars ! So in fact the present implementation forces you to create a new sampler instrument track for each two bars of vocals to be t...
by jngpng
Mon Dec 10, 2007 12:35 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: grooverider facing prison in dubai
Replies: 13
Views: 2077

This is total fucking bullshit.
by jngpng
Tue Dec 04, 2007 10:46 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: LIVE 6 & 7 PERFORMANCE TEST - Results Here
Replies: 368
Views: 151556

1) Ableton Live CPU Meter: 63% 2) Laptop/Desktop? Make/Model: Laptop, Apple MacBook 3) Operating System: OSX 10.5.1 4) Ableton Live version: Live 7.01 5) CPU Make, Model, and Speed: Core Duo, 2 GHz 6) Amount of Ram: 2GB 7) Soundcard: RME Fireface 400, Drivers v2.60 8 ) Hard Disk Drive Speed: 7200 RP...