Hardware suited for Drum & Bass?

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  1. LostTearz

    LostTearz New Member

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    Hey, Im relitively new to the forum.
    I love producing drum & bass and dubstep. I was wondering if there is any hardware out there that is especially suited for drum and bass?

    EG drum pads, that sort of thing
     
  2. groelle

    groelle Well-Known Member

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    wrong forum and no, theres no specially suited hardware.

    welcome to the forums ^^
     
  3. ilovelondon

    ilovelondon Call me Jens.

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    by that he means that this should be posted in 'production' instead of 'general'. Don't repost it though. A mod will probably move it in the distant future.

    And for the hardware, no. You could even hit a kettle with a wooden spoon to make your drums...
     
  4. RevTech

    RevTech Butthole=output transduce

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    A virus ti seems to popular in the scene, hardware wise? I know nothing specifically made for drum and bass, but software I could name a few synths just for drum and bass
     
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    ARTFX www.artfx-studios.com

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    Yeah you could use everything man.
     
  6. funkmod

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    literally could use anything but roland , moog and virus hardware synths seem to be quiet popular , and if you want something a little more entry level and not burn a hole in your pocket a microkorg is a good start.
     
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    RevTech Butthole=output transduce

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    microkorg crew raise uppppppppppp
     
  8. mr meh

    mr meh Well-Known Member

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    how about NI Maschine?

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    you can load vst's into it now!
     
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  9. Alexi

    Alexi Drench Audio

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    not 100% but isn't the maschine just a drum machine/midi controller

    in that case, you'll get as much of a dnb sound from it as you put in

    in terms of actual of hardware, the virus Ti springs to mind, Alix perez uses it for his basses, but costs a fortune

    my housemate has a microkorg and you can make some good lead and bass sounds,

    but if your only starting out, I highly suggest getting some free VSTs that emulate famous synths and testing them that way
     
  10. Innovine

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    you might not need a TI. The sound engine is still basically the same as in B and C, which cost a lot less. ti integrates with computer, has more polyphony and a few extra effects, but in the end you get pretty much the same bass sound from an older and cheaper one.
     
  11. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    i dont know any hardware specially made for dnb but access virus has been industry standard for a long time along with a mackie desk and an emu e6400 sampler.
    but you dont have to buy anything you can just download freeware.

    get buzz (free). or u-hes ACE (possibly not free but there is something similar that was totally free, ill get back to you when i remember what it was called). their hardware equivalents cost over 1500 euro. theyre modular you see, and modular is cool as crap, with a bit of imagination and resampling you can achieve almost any sound imaginable.