Suggestions for Master DJ effects (to use with my APC40)

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Suggestions for Master DJ effects (to use with my APC40)

Post by RCUS » Mon Sep 21, 2009 10:34 pm

Wanted to pick everyone's brain to get recommendations on DJ style effects that I can put on my master channel, and the correct way to go about it. I own Live 8 Suite and I am really looking for stuff that doesn't cause huge spikes or drops in the audio when applied and I am not sure how to do it right - (compressor/limiter combo at the end of the effect rack perhaps?).

I've browsed through Live's "Performance and DJ" audio effect presets and while they are good, I wanted to see if anyone has a particular effect/rack that they absolutely love.

I own the APC 40 and ideally i picture setting up a rack to hold about 8 effects that I macro each knob to 'effect on/off' and some how set up a 'wet/dry' amount per knob/effect. I figure this would be the best way to avoid any surprises and have the most control over the sound, but suggestion are welcomed.

Lastly, i'm trying to achieve this polished sounding effects setup using only Live effects.

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Re: Suggestions for Master DJ effects (to use with my APC40)

Post by Tarekith » Mon Sep 21, 2009 10:54 pm


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Re: Suggestions for Master DJ effects (to use with my APC40)

Post by RCUS » Tue Sep 22, 2009 12:57 am

Rave wrote:You should have got a Mac the search feature works well on it :P

LMFAO! alright i deserved that one.

sorry, between the stupid BEP's beatport remix contest and working on my APC40 master set, i'm a little sleep deprived and lazy.

thanks tarekith i will take a look when i get home!


**EDIT** just cracked that open at work..LOOKS AWESOME MAN thanks so much! Just printed out the .pdf to read on the train. Looks like i'll be up till 3am again tonight too.

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Re: Suggestions for Master DJ effects (to use with my APC40)

Post by anachroschism » Tue Sep 22, 2009 1:56 am

Say hello to insomnia for me, tarekiths efx are UNREAL. Super luper is the best efx ive ever come across, anywhere.

Im not putting them on the master ch though, is it better to have efx on master?

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Re: Suggestions for Master DJ effects (to use with my APC40)

Post by Tarekith » Tue Sep 22, 2009 2:07 am

No, but if you personally prefer it, there's nothing wrong with that. The link above is my most recent efx pack, with Super Luper v2 btw.

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Re: Suggestions for Master DJ effects (to use with my APC40)

Post by Jesse » Tue Sep 22, 2009 2:09 am

Tarekith's are great, as are Joesapo's.

I put some together here:
http://www.jethroe.com/2009/04/21/jethroe-dj-fx/

Best,
Jesse

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Re: Suggestions for Master DJ effects (to use with my APC40)

Post by anachroschism » Tue Sep 22, 2009 4:01 am

I just had 6.5, thanks for pointing that out Tarekith. SL v2? shit i cant wait to try it.
Ill check your out too jethroe, letcha know verdict later.


Pioneer charging over 2 grand for their new CDJ, thier top mixer in that range too, and NOTHING even close to what can be done with some of the stuff clever users on this board have whipped up. God I love Live:)

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Re: Suggestions for Master DJ effects (to use with my APC40)

Post by Bleep Blop Ima Robot » Tue Sep 22, 2009 5:07 am

<3 super luper
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Re: Suggestions for Master DJ effects (to use with my APC40)

Post by whitenoise » Tue Sep 22, 2009 4:20 pm

hey Tarekith

was blown away buy a handful of your racks. especially super luper...my only problem is super luper v2 wont load!
its the only one of the bunch that wont drop in! :O

ways to fix?

thanx again for all the awesome racks

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Re: Suggestions for Master DJ effects (to use with my APC40)

Post by Tarekith » Tue Sep 22, 2009 4:27 pm

You need yhe latest version of Live for v2, sorry.

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Re: Suggestions for Master DJ effects (to use with my APC40)

Post by ajargy » Tue Sep 22, 2009 5:02 pm

I really like your effects Tarekith! I've been using them for about a month now, and I have yet to find better! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Re: Suggestions for Master DJ effects (to use with my APC40)

Post by contakt321 » Wed Sep 23, 2009 4:18 am

Ugh, I need to check that site out. It's embarrassing but I have just been too lazy to register :(

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Re: Suggestions for Master DJ effects (to use with my APC40)

Post by H20nly » Wed Sep 23, 2009 4:22 am

sticky

thanks Tarekith...

more thanks to come...
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Re: Suggestions for Master DJ effects (to use with my APC40)

Post by AceLuby » Wed Sep 23, 2009 1:59 pm

Thanks Tarekith!

These effects are great. I played around a little last night and am integrating them into my set this afternoon. Really useful stuff.
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Re: Suggestions for Master DJ effects (to use with my APC40)

Post by King74 » Fri Oct 23, 2009 2:07 am

The Super Looper is great!!! Wish it stopped the track like the CDJ's but can't complain. Great Job and keep up the good work!! Cheers!!

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