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by bytheriver
Sun Feb 21, 2010 1:33 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: tips/techniques to move from Guru-> native live for drums.
Replies: 4
Views: 1120

tips/techniques to move from Guru-> native live for drums.

I'm mixing up the way I do my drums, currently I use guru and bounce everything down to audio (kick loop/snare loop/hats loop/ perc loop), but I'd like to keep it in MIDI in arrangement so I can change notes to keep things interesting and use lives native groove/sample devices to let me automate dec...
by bytheriver
Fri Feb 05, 2010 7:35 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Ableton Live ver. 7.0 compatible with 64-bit Windows OS?
Replies: 6
Views: 1616

Re: Ableton Live ver. 7.0 compatible with 64-bit Windows OS?

I just finished installing my DAW and win7 ultimate 64bit, Live7 had massive graphics lag until I put in 'vista' compatibility mode, now its fine. Very speedy and neat to. Live7 Dcam synth squad Massive Reaktor Guru DrDevice Ricochet PSP nitro all seem fine so far. When I gear back with auth-codes f...
by bytheriver
Fri Feb 05, 2010 2:15 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Live 7 user: musing on what Live 9 could possibly offer me..
Replies: 3
Views: 558

Re: Live 7 user: musing on what Live 9 could possibly offer me..

Still on live7 here as well.


I think dual monitor support, being able to automate some 'CC' assigned midi knobs for external instruments would be tempting.


Being able to run other peoples max patches would be pretty hard to resist.
by bytheriver
Thu Feb 04, 2010 1:20 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Monitors (size+res advice please!)
Replies: 1
Views: 339

Monitors (size+res advice please!)

Right, getting a new monitor so I can set my desktop up dualboot/dual monitor and retire the laptop which is starting to get overwhelmed on CPU. Currently I have: 17" laptop screen at 1920x1200 which is to small to be comfortable reading info from live 19" 1440x900 second monitor which ends up with ...
by bytheriver
Tue Feb 02, 2010 10:02 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: live 8 performance on an intel core i3 gateway?
Replies: 6
Views: 3978

Re: live 8 performance on an intel core i3 gateway?

If your 2 year old macbook is running a core2duo 2.0 or there abouts, I'd think the gateway would humble it, then eat it.

But... I suspect the flames will fly and we'll all cry for a live-performance duel between the two :twisted:
by bytheriver
Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:01 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Serious mixing/mastering setup, advice please
Replies: 20
Views: 1530

Re: Serious mixing/mastering setup, advice please

Besides, a lot of dance-music artists seem to do it themselves to a decent enough standard to put out and play out. that is what they think... but i decided to stop discussing mastering around here, it's a waste of time and energy. people who know me, know my take on it. Well surely the point of ma...
by bytheriver
Sun Jan 31, 2010 8:36 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Serious mixing/mastering setup, advice please
Replies: 20
Views: 1530

Re: Serious mixing/mastering setup, advice please

Just learn how to mix, and bring your production to a good mastering engineer. He has the goodies, good trained ears, good room, good equipment. Ahh well I'd love for some audio-genius to let that lot loose on the tracks, but unless some label hears them and wants to master them and then put them o...
by bytheriver
Sun Jan 31, 2010 7:44 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Serious mixing/mastering setup, advice please
Replies: 20
Views: 1530

Re: Serious mixing/mastering setup, advice please

Thats good advice I'm sure, but at the same time I'd rather pick a set of tools thats going to do a really good job and then learn with those, and stick with them. Otherwise I'll end up having to learn with live-devices and then learn/feel out whatever I end up using if you see what I mean. I do hav...
by bytheriver
Sun Jan 31, 2010 7:08 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Serious mixing/mastering setup, advice please
Replies: 20
Views: 1530

Serious mixing/mastering setup, advice please

I've been thinking a lot and I think one of the major things my tracks right now are lacking is quality mixing and mastering, something to be honest I have found pretty dull till now and kinda tried to avoid or rushed through :roll: Still now I have some really nice stuff that I just feel needs that...
by bytheriver
Wed Jan 13, 2010 11:24 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Automating Hardware Synths in Live 8
Replies: 7
Views: 1137

Re: Automating Hardware Synths in Live 8

What live really needs is 8 macro-knobs on the external instrument device that you can asign midi CC's to. That way you could set it up once and have filter freq/res/lfo amount/lfo rate - attack/decay/sustain/realise or something for each external instrument, and automate it like you would a live de...
by bytheriver
Wed Jan 13, 2010 10:42 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Slice from arrangement to session feature?
Replies: 0
Views: 203

Slice from arrangement to session feature?

Was wondering if there is any way to do this, or if people think it would be a useful feature to be added in the future. A way to highlight a period of time in the arrangement view, and then to slice it onto a scene in session so it would loop with automation. I'd find this really helpful in playing...
by bytheriver
Fri Jan 01, 2010 11:16 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: How useful is the groove-pool for house/techno?
Replies: 19
Views: 4810

Re: How useful is the groove-pool for house/techno?

Thanks for the input :) Yesterday I also hit that hugely annoying problem when you want to automate something but its not in the first 128 things Live7 finds which poked me to upgrade as well.
by bytheriver
Thu Dec 31, 2009 2:45 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: How useful is the groove-pool for house/techno?
Replies: 19
Views: 4810

Re: How useful is the groove-pool for house/techno?

[quote="Martyn"
Thanks, I'm sure these will come in handy :mrgreen:
by bytheriver
Thu Dec 31, 2009 11:06 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: How useful is the groove-pool for house/techno?
Replies: 19
Views: 4810

How useful is the groove-pool for house/techno?

With the current discounts ending fairly soon (and my birthday being just before they do!) I took another look at upgrading from Live7->8. The only function besides little convenience things like track-grouping I can see that looks like it could make it worth upgrading is the groove-pool. I make tec...
by bytheriver
Wed Dec 30, 2009 12:21 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: I'm looking for a Nord Lead 1 Do you want to sell yours ?
Replies: 7
Views: 840

Re: I'm looking for a Nord Lead 1 Do you want to sell yours ?

Are you UK? I have one, if your desperate and make an offer I cant refuse its yours. Not trying to be an arse and hold you to ransom, its my most-used hardware synth by a long way but being out of work if its a good offer I'd have to seriously consider it. Do you find a big difference between the 1 ...