novice producer in training.

Discussion in 'Production' started by Weapon7, Sep 27, 2008.

  1. Weapon7

    Weapon7 producer in training

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    ive got an ibook, older generation but i was told it would do the job as long as i have enough memory & RAM.
    i currently have the XO Wave sequencer & the Audacity Audio editor, now i know it would def be ideal to have Logic or Reason but i dont have the $ to throw down for it right now so im trying to work w/ what i got.
    my question is would i be able to create some tunes on a lower level @ least to get my feet wet?
    if so, anyone have any experiences w/ either XO Wave or Audacity?

    ANY info would be greatly appreciated :monkey:
     
  2. Snoin

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    What is XO Wave because unless its some type of Digital Audio Workstation, your not gonna get much done with those two programs, especially Audacity. If it is a DAW however, my apologies.

    You should definetely try the Fl Studio demo though, especially if you are just starting out.
    http://www.flstudio.com/documents/download.html
     
  3. Weapon7

    Weapon7 producer in training

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    XO Wave is a digital audio workstation.
    the thing is im running a mac osx leopard so not all software is compatible.

    anyone know of site that lists compatible software for Mac?
     
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    No i dont know of any sites but Garageband is probably a good start as its definetely Mac compatible and I doubt its much due to it being so limited. One word of warning though, try not to get drawn into using pre-made loops because as many fl studio users know, they are instantly recognisable and it slowed me down alot in the long run as i wasted so much time using them.
     
  5. RevTech

    RevTech Butthole=output transduce

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    There are some reaaallly cheap decent DAWs out there. Just google and soon you'll find something. You could also use a trial version of something that allows a save and just import free plugins there. You can get synths and plugin for free so don't buy those until you have the money for a decent one.