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by smaucher
Sat Jan 08, 2011 5:19 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: SSD vs HDD
Replies: 7
Views: 3289

Re: SSD vs HDD

squelcht is right when talking about the 'cheap' stuff. it depends on the quality of the used NAND chips of a SSD. if you get a SSD from a well-known brand like Intel, OCZ or Samsung you might be better off than with some cheapo 'best buy' stuff. there might be a performance degradation over time, b...
by smaucher
Sat Jan 08, 2011 7:07 am
Forum: Live 8.3.x Beta
Topic: Eh, new beta?
Replies: 13
Views: 2602

Re: Eh, new beta?

that looks like a record indeed. perhaps they closed their business for making music.
hoffman2k wrote:Or perhaps half of them are getting a tan in Anaheim :wink:
lol
by smaucher
Sat Jan 08, 2011 7:06 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: SSD vs HDD
Replies: 7
Views: 3289

Re: SSD vs HDD

got a 60GB Samsung SSD in my laptop as system drive (7x64) and a WD Scorpio black 320GB as "data hole".
applications and VST plugins on C:, data and projects on D:.
works great. the whole system is starting in about 15 seconds and Suite 8 in about 5 seconds.
by smaucher
Wed Jan 05, 2011 6:48 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Purpose (mindset) of making music
Replies: 24
Views: 4134

Re: Purpose (mindset) of making music

I'm a typical leftover-hobbyist. we (the band) were dreaming the 'rock'n'roll dream' and were close to a record deal 20 years ago. then 4 of 5 members didn't have the guts to jump on the train of going 'pro'. two years ago we reformed and it's wonderful to have all those possibilities of digital rec...
by smaucher
Fri Dec 31, 2010 10:51 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Have a good 2011=)
Replies: 1
Views: 281

Re: Have a good 2011=)

same 2 U!
by smaucher
Thu Dec 30, 2010 11:18 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Saying goodbye to a friend, Leedsquietman passed away.
Replies: 202
Views: 29970

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

don't have words.

speaking of audio stuff, I wouldn't be where I am without his help.
leedsquietman wrote:BTW - just noticed your signature. 'A Secret Wish' is one of my all time favourite albums 8)
by smaucher
Thu Dec 30, 2010 7:10 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: processor upgrade, from 4 cores to 6 cores - will it matter?
Replies: 28
Views: 5100

Re: processor upgrade, from 4 cores to 6 cores - will it matter?

YILA wrote:bollocks..

Stick with what you have. I have an i5 an I still can't push it beyond 20%

I still have an old laptop that is a 3 year dual core that is fine

Save your money and take your girlfriend or any friend out for dinner
this.
by smaucher
Wed Dec 29, 2010 8:56 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: To low volume on final master wave track?
Replies: 4
Views: 962

Re: To low volume on final master wave track?

oh yes, of course! +1
by smaucher
Wed Dec 29, 2010 8:07 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: To low volume on final master wave track?
Replies: 4
Views: 962

Re: To low volume on final master wave track?

beats me wrote:Simply put, this is what mastering engineers are paid to do. EQ, compression, and limiting all help but it's not a one size fits all situation.
exactly!

but as a start you might like to try this one for playing around (30 days demo available):
http://www.izotope.com/products/audio/ozone/
by smaucher
Wed Dec 29, 2010 1:49 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Which DAW?
Replies: 15
Views: 4821

Re: Which DAW?

Krndmr wrote:Hey,
Im completely new to music production, but i want to make it my career and make it big (free lancer, working in a record label company etc)
<...snip>
What DAW should i get, which matches my wants as a producer!?
you must be kidding, right?
by smaucher
Sat Dec 25, 2010 11:18 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Reamping and overdrive pedals
Replies: 27
Views: 4592

Re: Reamping and overdrive pedals

sorry, I wasn't aware the fact, that you know more about it than me. my apologies.
by smaucher
Fri Dec 24, 2010 7:42 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Reamping and overdrive pedals
Replies: 27
Views: 4592

Re: Reamping and overdrive pedals

here's the information on that:
He also had a modified Aiwa TP-1011 tape machine built to supply echo and delay effects. The tape deck was also used as a pre-amp
link:
http://www.answers.com/topic/ritchie-bl ... #Equipment
by smaucher
Fri Dec 24, 2010 7:39 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Reamping and overdrive pedals
Replies: 27
Views: 4592

Re: Reamping and overdrive pedals

Beside..microphones are really low level too.. actually guitars are pretty loud against that... so you talking really bull here.. However no rule without exeption..ther are mic pres out there that distort nicely and smoothly.. But theese are usually pretty rare. So you better worry about clipping p...
by smaucher
Fri Dec 24, 2010 7:11 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Reamping and overdrive pedals
Replies: 27
Views: 4592

Re: Reamping and overdrive pedals

(...) If you just want the amp to amplify the sound rather than add distortion or change channels, there's little point in using the effects loop, it's just adding more cables for no reason. wrong! looping an external tube-preamp is a great thing to get more life into digitally recorded guitar/bass...
by smaucher
Thu Dec 23, 2010 10:55 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: turn off warping by default
Replies: 2
Views: 569

Re: turn off warping by default

aargh! how embarrassing!

Thx mate! :-)