Studio advice

Discussion in 'Production' started by Koenraku, Apr 19, 2012.

  1. Koenraku

    Koenraku New Member

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    rightt, i recently bought an mpk88, maschine, mpd 32 and a ddj-t1 controller and 2 mackie mr8 mk2's. so i would just like some advice on how to get all this setup at once as idk what i am doing, do i need a sound card or something? explain please :p
     
  2. Elzerk

    Elzerk 00111100 00110011

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    You have all that shit and don't know what you are doing holy shit I want my parents to be as supportive financially as yours
     
  3. Koenraku

    Koenraku New Member

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    ... very helpful.
     
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    miszt BASSFACE Royale

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    read the manuals. and yep you almost certainly need an audio inteface of some kind if you dont want any latency
     
  5. Koenraku

    Koenraku New Member

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    uhhhm, what audio interface?i dont know what to choose :p
     
  6. Elzerk

    Elzerk 00111100 00110011

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    Check the manuals what kind of plugs you should have in the interface, you want us to come there and plug em in for you or what?
     
  7. Freek

    Freek Lets get freeeeeeky

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    there's a lot of numbers and letter combinations there... best bet is to read the instructions on how they need to be setup.

    basic setup. speakers(monitors) >>> audio interface (soundcard) >>>> pc/mac

    then your controllers and hardware can be setup however it explains in the manual it all depends on whether they are midi/usb/firewire etc...

    prime example of all the gear and no idea lol! good luck mate sounds like it will be a pumpin setup when its sorted!
     
  8. Koenraku

    Koenraku New Member

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    finally you said some advice, thankyou. and na i can do that, sorry for being new to something.
     
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    Freek Lets get freeeeeeky

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    It all depends on what you're primarily going to be using it for. if its mostly just to stop latency then you dont need to worry bout investing in an interface with multiple ins/outs as you'll only really need 1 in for any recording and 1 out for your monitors. If you plan on doing a lot of live recording then you'll need a more advanced piece of kit...
     
  10. Koenraku

    Koenraku New Member

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    also thankyou freek :)
     
  11. Freek

    Freek Lets get freeeeeeky

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    no worries dude! :teeth:

    ---------- Post added at 16:59 ---------- Previous post was at 16:58 ----------

    Your sig just seriously made me crack up in the middle of the office...
     
  12. Elzerk

    Elzerk 00111100 00110011

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    Okay sorry I assumed you to be some kind of spoiled kid who's parents just bought him all he ever wanted, I have always wanted to be that kind of kid, just not over confident and acting like an asshole.

    I'm getting really mad here I'm just gonna take a nice break from these forums see you later and hope you get that set working bet it's gonna be sweeeet.

    EDIT: pos repped freek cause you have a funny sig too
     
  13. miszt

    miszt BASSFACE Royale

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    you will also need a DAW, like Ableton, Cubase or whatever
     
  14. Koenraku

    Koenraku New Member

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    Glad to hear your band is doing great.
    I just checked out the tracks and they're pretty good.
    The thing is they just sound exactly the same as every other punkband,
    try to create your own sound and you could perhaps get bigger.
    (not meaning any disrespect btw)
     
  16. JReilly

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    I don't think you need the MPD if you have maschine. I know a good home for it if you decide to get rid. :D