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Discussion in 'Production' started by mazerone, May 6, 2008.

  1. mazerone

    mazerone Member

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    im completely new to making tunes and i was wondering if anyone knew a good programme to start off with, and hoping there are free demo's :gslayer:
     
  2. MuttleyDubs

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    easy,

    if you're just starting up i'd recommend Fruity loops, easy to learn and does everything you need it to

    dunno about where you can get it...there'll be a demo version at www.image-line.com

    if you don't wanna use FL theres loads of others, but the main one's used are Cubase, Logic and Reason

    check em out

    good luck:rowley:

    ..also check out The Production Links thread:
    http://www.dnbforum.com/showthread.php?t=13215
     
  3. dar kist

    dar kist KYRO

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    i totaly reconmend reason for a beginner.
     
  4. loops

    loops I like beats

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    Reaper might also be a good one to start with. It's uncrippled shareware.
     
  5. sam the dnb man

    sam the dnb man Variation

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    yeah the fruityloops demo is on the website
     
  6. ruaridh

    ruaridh New Member

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    im with dar kist on this one

    reasons the way to go methinks.

    and if your lost completly at the start there are a few basic tutorial videos around youtube and expert village and other similar sites.or you could download other more professional ones by not so legal means...there out there also.
     
  7. MARLZTAH

    MARLZTAH ++DuB PrOFesSoR++

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    fruityloops!!! bah, reqason izz 4 girl;zzz
     
  8. dj eeze

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    defnatly fruity loops very easy to get to grips with and you can make fairly decent beats so long as u have decent samples :boobies:
     
  9. dar kist

    dar kist KYRO

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    as i said bro, reason is better for learning, because its done in the style of a virtual rack, you really get to know how and why you use the things you do in music production, at most production courses they will start you on reason then move on to Cubase or Logic , no offense to every one but FL is like a middle line production tool.

    turst me bro go for reason first then move on to Cu or logic

    peace
     
  10. MARKLAR

    MARKLAR International Tracksuit Salesman

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    reason is the way to go!
     
  11. dabby

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    i'm new here, but have been producing d'n'b since about 2005ish

    i started out in reason then moved onto cubase with reason re-wired.

    reason is probably the best and easiest to learn when starting out as it's all buit in and you don't have to worry about vst's and things like that
     
  12. dar kist

    dar kist KYRO

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    yea man thats just it, it is so basic yet gives you all ya need to start, trust mazeone its what ya need
     
  13. Hightech

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    Fl is nice and easy once u get to no your way around.

    but i havnt used naything els bt FL so cant rly coment but Fl is great jst

    takes time like everything jst dont give up bol :)
     
  14. RocksteadyUK

    RocksteadyUK SkimoBeats

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    Mate.... learn to use Fruity Loops..... Its far more natural progression when you move on to the Big boys toys like Logic or Nuendo...... Very similar layout and construction.

    Its far harder to move onto the bigger and better programs when youj've been using Reason.... the layout on reason is far too unique. So by the time you get good at Reason you will want to move to Logic or Nuendo... but once you have made the move you will then realise that its completely different.
     
  15. Dustek

    Dustek Finished the PhD

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    Fruity loops to learn how to put music together.

    Reason is awesome for modifying your sounds but its sequencer (the bit where you organise the musical elements relative to itself) is a nightmare.