What is the best hard drive for trance?

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Post by ciw » Tue Dec 05, 2006 5:51 pm

roach808 wrote:
Lord Kahn wrote:Have you tried increasing the bassline cache?
no got too busy tweeking around the interocitor settings.
too much bass can definitely be a problem for a hard drive. see
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8lm5VXkaik

go for a low capacity model if i were you, it will perform better. like maybe 256k. you can fit a string loop on that and spend a whole hour just raising the filter cutoff.

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Post by Tone Deft » Tue Dec 05, 2006 6:31 pm

A tip that all the top hard trance DJs use:

Putting a bowl of cat milk on a hard drive makes it sound warmer.
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Post by mikemc » Tue Dec 05, 2006 7:17 pm

Is this for trance with or without the black keys?

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Re: What is the best hard drive for trance?

Post by kooki415 » Tue Dec 05, 2006 8:38 pm

timothyallan wrote:Also, has anybody had issues when using 2 usb drives in XP where one will drop out when reading/writing to them both?

It gives the old "Unable to write to drive X, your data may have been lost" error. However the drives work great while plugged in by themselves.

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Post by robin » Tue Dec 05, 2006 8:45 pm

corygilbert wrote:oooh, I like this idea, the fake out topic to serious question switcheroo. :D
I predict this will become the defacto method of posting by 2008.
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Post by stealth1 » Tue Dec 05, 2006 8:48 pm

Get an arpeggiator drive dude :lol:
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Post by EvilEvilEvilEvilEvil » Tue Dec 05, 2006 8:54 pm

I don't use any hard drives. My trance is made right from the computer. It is direct injection and I use an arpraggiator to make the techno beats more.

then i delete all of my tracks and start over with mastering from the MIDI
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Post by timothyallan » Wed May 28, 2008 7:21 am

Just thought I'd add that I've plopped a 320 into my MBP and this is TOTALLY the best hard drive for tarnce.

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Re: What is the best hard drive for trance?

Post by timothyallan » Fri Jul 17, 2009 5:34 am

Necro bump for fun fun friday and because I just put a 500gb in that same macbook pro :) THIS one is def. best for trance

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Re: What is the best hard drive for trance?

Post by aisling » Fri Jul 17, 2009 5:42 am

I like trance from circa 97-2001. I find a vintage hard drive from that era suits things the best.
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Re: What is the best hard drive for trance?

Post by johnmicle » Fri Jul 17, 2009 10:33 am

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Re: What is the best hard drive for trance?

Post by photonal » Fri Jul 17, 2009 11:20 am

Use the following as a guide to the optimal disk-drive rpm for your music type:

HipHop (80-100 bpm) : 4,200 rpm
House (120-128 bpm) : 5,400 rpm
Drum&Bass (140-150 bpm) : 7,200 rpm
Trance/Speedcore etc (150+ bpm) : 10,000 rpm

Matching the hard drive rpm to music bpm will ensure optimal recording and prevent beat dropouts.

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Re: What is the best hard drive for trance?

Post by kristian » Fri Jul 17, 2009 12:18 pm

I just got my trance drive back from repairs. Says it can only play ambient for a week until its warmed up properly

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Re: What is the best hard drive for trance?

Post by aisling » Fri Jul 17, 2009 4:38 pm

kristian wrote:I just got my trance drive back from repairs. Says it can only play ambient for a week until its warmed up properly
tumeric can speed up the recovery time. Its anti inflammatory benefits are widely known.
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