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by Simbosan
Mon Jan 10, 2011 12:40 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Purpose (mindset) of making music
Replies: 24
Views: 3614

Re: Purpose (mindset) of making music

I make music because it's beautiful. Bringing beauty into your world is the highest calling, even if it's only beautiful to you. Beauty is after all in the eye of the beholder.

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by Simbosan
Mon Jan 10, 2011 12:38 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Mysterious Random
Replies: 13
Views: 2514

Re: Mysterious Random

Random is a pragmatic description, not theoretical. You can buy special plugin cards for computers that use thermionic valves to create analogue noise which is 'more random' than anything a chip can produce, but that's kinda nutty. There's probably other ways that are more 'quantum'.

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by Simbosan
Thu Dec 30, 2010 11:29 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: RME Babyface overkill for my setup/needs?
Replies: 11
Views: 5615

Re: RME Babyface overkill for my setup/needs?

Some of the interfaces you mention are USB1.1 limiting the transfer rate. So you can't both listen and record at high bit rates. BabyFace supports USB2, which is betterer. I'm relatively noobie at this, so I could be wrong but I know that USB1 prevents me from recording at more than 44khz on my curr...
by Simbosan
Thu Dec 30, 2010 8:52 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Saying goodbye to a friend, Leedsquietman passed away.
Replies: 202
Views: 23619

Re: Saying goodbye to a friend, Leedsquietman passed away.

Sad day, he was kind, helpful and a good laugh.

God bless him and his family

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by Simbosan
Sun Dec 26, 2010 3:27 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: What you get for christmas?
Replies: 15
Views: 1322

Re: What you get for christmas?

Mandolin!
by Simbosan
Tue Dec 21, 2010 11:22 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Is the M-Audio Fast Track any good?
Replies: 41
Views: 6129

Re: Is the M-Audio Fast Track any good?

Let me write my contribution: The problem with M-Audio is: their products are not designed to work on Macs ON Bootcamp/Parallels/VMWare (Windows), NEITHER they work at 24 BITS depth, not on Windows nor on OS X, I own a FTP and it SUCKS!!!!! with this problems, it makes a terrible noise at 24 bits, ...
by Simbosan
Tue Dec 21, 2010 7:43 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Is the M-Audio Fast Track any good?
Replies: 41
Views: 6129

Re: Is the M-Audio Fast Track any good?

Lol, just check the rest of the thread. It was like going back in time! But FWIW, Firewire doesn't have significant advantages in speed, and you also read a lot about incompatibilities between different Firewire chipsets. If you search these forums you will find evidence that certain soundcards (Pre...
by Simbosan
Tue Dec 21, 2010 12:22 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: today i used Live to track vocals
Replies: 8
Views: 566

Re: today i used Live to track vocals

dna598 wrote:it sucked
You need to remove the 't' from that statement
by Simbosan
Tue Dec 21, 2010 12:19 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Is the M-Audio Fast Track any good?
Replies: 41
Views: 6129

Re: Is the M-Audio Fast Track any good?

^^^ Haha, would you take advice from this man =)

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by Simbosan
Mon Dec 20, 2010 12:06 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Is the M-Audio Fast Track any good?
Replies: 41
Views: 6129

Re: Is the M-Audio Fast Track any good?

I own Fast Track Pro, never had a single problem with it. Plugged it in, it worked, never stopped, no trouble whatsoever

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by Simbosan
Sun Dec 12, 2010 11:01 am
Forum: Link your Music
Topic: Christmas Songs
Replies: 0
Views: 170

Christmas Songs

There should surely be a thread, so here goes.

A little bit of Christmas silliness: I made you a song, all traditional and carol singing like.

Happy Holidays Peoples!

Silent Night

Posting Christmas Carols on Ableton forums... not exactly hardcore eh =)

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by Simbosan
Sat Dec 11, 2010 1:10 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Straight outta limerick city, Ireland
Replies: 10
Views: 1050

Re: Straight outta limerick city, Ireland

=) I got worse too =)
by Simbosan
Sat Dec 11, 2010 8:54 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Straight outta limerick city, Ireland
Replies: 10
Views: 1050

Re: Straight outta limerick city, Ireland

My fave:

Paddy bursts in to the pub and charges over to his mates table...
"Mick man Mick, oi jest saw some booger pinchin' yer caar!"
Mick is distressed!
"Oh NOOOO! Paddy, did you get a description of the fecker?"
Paddy reassures:
"Oh nah sorry, but I got his number plate!"
by Simbosan
Sat Dec 11, 2010 12:18 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: ableton's simple delay vs delay pedals
Replies: 7
Views: 1160

Re: ableton's simple delay vs delay pedals

Have a look at NastyDLA too.

I would always go for s/w delay cos you can change it after, depends how hung up you are on the old sounds

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by Simbosan
Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:15 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: if you won the lottery...
Replies: 45
Views: 6022

Re: if you won the lottery...

4001 for me =)