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Discussion in 'Production' started by disast0r.dj, Feb 4, 2003.

  1. disast0r.dj

    disast0r.dj New Member

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    .. u guys using?
    im a damn n00bie here..
    QBASE? Reason?... or wh00t?
    i had some tryouts with those f... MAGIX Music Studio programs
    but it seems they r really gay...

    and can any1 tell me how to produce massive breaks'n'drums?


    so thx in advance for any help :)

    note: im austrian, so pls excuse muh bad english (if so) :p
     
  2. freeagent

    freeagent Almost 30

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    Reason 2, 160 and 260 db refills, Cubase SX, lots of VSTs, Waves Bundle, an outboard trigger such as a keyboard, decent monitors and headphones, and prefferably a midi mixing desk and some out board compression/reverb.

    My $.02.
     
  3. disast0r.dj

    disast0r.dj New Member

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    thx

    .. man ;)
    w00t reason n' cubase eat lots of space on muh hd

    but thx for the tip :p
     
  4. stare

    stare [crescent]

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    dump those "magix music studio" programs man if you want to get serious with producing... i guess fruity loops and reason are the first things to try out. (never used them so i wouldn't know how good they are)... a step up from them are cubase sx and logic (which i use myself). and yeah get some vst/dx plugins and software synths also (fm7, absynth etc)...

    ez
     
  5. second_angel

    second_angel New Member

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    Cubase sx on a quick pc with plugins like Absynth,Kontact, use Reason as a plug in and then loads of effects progs like spektral delay and stuff. Perfect to start with but for versatility i would suggest external gear such as a keybaord and perhaps soudn module as well, the novation k-station is ace ! ! Breaks just need layering and effecting and compressing and layering some more till you get the nice phat sound u want. None of those preset breaks with those cheap dance ejay type progs will do.

    (not that im an expert or anything)
     
  6. Charlie Van Pelt

    Charlie Van Pelt Charles N. Charge

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    Buzz all the way, plus Audacity for WAV editing and VST plug-ins such as Littleduck (which, by the way, made my subbass a killer in my upcoming VIP).

    I reckon it's not always what you've got but what you do with it.

    Chuck :drums:
     
  7. jendoz

    jendoz dread bone

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    fruity and sx!!!
     
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    sampa ShadowSniper

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    FRUITY LOOPS-make sure u check out all the samples and shit b for u start makin tracks. QBASE is good aswell but fruity loops is way way easier and i find it better. :spliff: it's not where u put ur tracks, it's where u don't!:rambo:
     
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  9. sketchy

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    I'm using reason, just reason.. I dont even bother to check out the maelstrom or nn-xt.. That way I always know what my options are and I can lay down a decent track in just a few hours :slayer:

    I like working fast and going where the track takes me tho... others might like to spend days tweaking a single kickdrum...:rolleyes:
     
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  10. sdm

    sdm This is Dog Fort

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    FruityLoops!

    Id like to try Reason though...
     
  11. Affliction

    Affliction thought size didnt matter

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    Logic hnar :slayer: :slayer: ES2 is unrivaled :slayer: :slayer: EXS24 kicks ass :slayer: :slayer: i'd quite like to try Reason aswell though, fiddling with those wires at the back looks fun :afro:
     
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    DJ-SKA New Member

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    Only every used Fruity Loops myself. Gunna get out there and try and grab hold of those other sweet sounding progs myself now!
     
  13. Bad Ace

    Bad Ace Close2Death

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    those magix are good for cleanin ur samples up though,i use it if im recording fings through a mic and it clears the hissin up.thats all its good 4 though:-/
     
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    producing drum and bass is easy. all you need are some tight drums, a groovy bassline, some nice hooks and the song practically writes itself :)
     
  15. Charlie Van Pelt

    Charlie Van Pelt Charles N. Charge

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    These days I'm using Fruity Loops. It makes Buzz look and sound like a toy.

    Chuck :drums: