Construction Kits - Do you use them?

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gjm
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Construction Kits - Do you use them?

Post by gjm » Tue Jul 24, 2012 10:38 am

If so, what or how?

I used one today as an emergency stop gap! My car would not start and so I could not transport my Roland TD-4 to the school I teach at. I did not want to cancel for the day so grabbed my Alesis ControlPad, my JamHub BedRoom, M-Audio sustain pedal and my macbook which has a Live Intro License. Got set up in the nik of time, loaded one of the construction kits and a Instrument Rack DrumKit and was up and running. To be honest, I had not looked at these for ages, maybe even since Live 6. :oops:

Anyways, do you get any milage from Abletons included construction kits?
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Re: Construction Kits - Do you use them?

Post by supamonsta » Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:07 am

I don't have a single clue on what you're talking about... :lol:

construction what?

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Re: Construction Kits - Do you use them?

Post by oddstep » Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:29 am

nope never wanted to use them in a social context, however I've never been in a position where I was delivering a service rather than content. I wonder if they get used by people needing to make music quickly to order, y'know 20 jazzy tracks by the close of business, Hong Kong time.

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Re: Construction Kits - Do you use them?

Post by 3dot... » Tue Jul 24, 2012 2:24 pm

nope. never use them. but they are good examples..
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Re: Construction Kits - Do you use them?

Post by Wbowers » Tue Jul 24, 2012 5:34 pm

I used them as an educational device. especially after I got my APC40. They are great for study and reference. If I were in a church or theater environment Id probably make my own to do the job.

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Re: Construction Kits - Do you use them?

Post by hotel17 » Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:51 am

I use them for teaching purpose. They're a great way to introduce new students to the power of Live

only problem is can't find them in Live 9

in live 8 they where in the help window

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Re: Construction Kits - Do you use them?

Post by kevwestbeats » Mon Apr 15, 2013 10:53 am

sometimes. if it fits the context of what I am doing i have no problem with them. they are just tools to help us create after all. sometimes these guys are great idea starters
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Re: Construction Kits - Do you use them?

Post by v00d00ppl » Mon Apr 15, 2013 5:40 pm

I use them often in battery 3, live 9, kontakt 4, spark, etc. use them as a reference point if you are chopping records that have a similar vibe or tone start with the construction kit first then start dropping in the samples you want to blend. You paid for the rights to use the sound might as well use them.
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