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Re: ask a pro.....

Post by timothyallan » Fri Aug 17, 2012 12:45 pm

1. Why do you do your mixdowns in Logic.

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Re: ask a pro.....

Post by Tarekith » Fri Aug 17, 2012 1:54 pm

Somebody is being really sassy lately :)

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Re: ask a pro.....

Post by timothyallan » Fri Aug 17, 2012 1:58 pm

I know, right!? Possibly old age, I'm not quite sure yet. :D

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Re: ask a pro.....

Post by andydes » Fri Aug 17, 2012 2:36 pm

Pretty standard stuff, but interests me more than what equipment people use at least-

Do you know what a track will sound like before you start?

What's the first thing you do when you start something new?

Do you tend to mix as you write or get ideas down quickly and sort it out later?

Do you have a signature technique that you find yourself using all the time? (as in something a bit unusual).

How do you split your time between sound design, writing the basic parts, arrangement, mixing, etc.

How much crap did you write before you came up with something you felt you could release?


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Re: ask a pro.....

Post by andydes » Fri Aug 17, 2012 2:51 pm

sigmond wrote:question: (and i mean this seriously,no joke) ask them mac or pc? and reasons why.
I was going to put that in as a joke.

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Re: ask a pro.....

Post by andydes » Fri Aug 17, 2012 2:54 pm

Has your music gotten you much action? Because mine hasn't. Not a sausage (if you'll pardon the expression).

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Re: ask a pro.....

Post by andydes » Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:21 pm

sigmond wrote:
andydes wrote:
sigmond wrote:question: (and i mean this seriously,no joke) ask them mac or pc? and reasons why.
I was going to put that in as a joke.
errrrr!
ask if they use live 8.0.9 suite like you do,hahaha !
Ask how often they bother to update their forum signature.

Come to think of it. Computer specs in my signature? What was I thinking? What a fucking nerd. Should have been relegated to a world of warcraft board long ago.

Ok, I'm going minimal.

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Re: ask a pro.....

Post by Tone Deft » Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:59 pm

why is funken on the interweb so much if it hurts his hands and arms?
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Re: ask a pro.....

Post by H20nly » Fri Aug 17, 2012 5:53 pm

ask them how the lack of news about Live 9 has affected their music.

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Re: ask a pro.....

Post by synnack » Fri Aug 17, 2012 6:43 pm

wow no one has mentioned bitwig yet.
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Re: ask a pro.....

Post by Tone Deft » Fri Aug 17, 2012 6:57 pm

funken wrote:Well, I got this wrist wrest that's like a little bean bag, that helps. Got told by an employment expert last week to officially classify myself as disabled. So much for listening to the job centre.
you have no day job but you write music,
that's more Pro than most of us!

as a Professional musician you should ask him for spare change or if he could pick up the tab for lunch.

trollbait him for us and ask which DAWs sounds the best and worst.
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Re: ask a pro.....

Post by beats me » Fri Aug 17, 2012 8:46 pm

The only question that matters:

If a train leaves Chicago at 1 PM going 120 miles per hour and a truck leaves LA at 3:30 PM going 65 miles per hour, why are you hugely successful and I’m not?


:x

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Re: ask a pro.....

Post by Sibanger » Sat Aug 18, 2012 2:13 am

Is Bitwig really Live 9 ?

Got em both in :wink:

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Re: ask a pro.....

Post by ShelLuser » Sat Aug 18, 2012 2:37 am

beats me wrote:The only question that matters:

If a train leaves Chicago at 1 PM going 120 miles per hour and a truck leaves LA at 3:30 PM going 65 miles per hour, why are you hugely successful and I’m not?


:x
Because you obviously don't seem to care about the sound this will make :twisted: (and how to capture said sound so to remix it in Logic (sorry Funken, lame joke, can't help myself)).

I kinda LMFO up there ;-)

Anyway, ok.. let me think of something useful.
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Re: ask a pro.....

Post by ShelLuser » Sat Aug 18, 2012 2:43 am

Ok, went over the entire thread and although I know this is going to get borderline (esp. after my previous post) I honestly mean this seriously....

"Is Live the only environment you use or are you using any externals (Komplete plugins, ReaPlugs, VST's or perhaps something rewired into Live) to make your final sound score?

<end of serious stuff>

After that I guess you could ask him if he uses that other stuff for his mixdowns too, like others use Logic :twisted:

(sorry, sorry :mrgreen:)

I should get some sleep. Some of this synth stuff is sooo addictive.
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