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    So, who here produces music? If so, what's your sequencer of choice, favourite synth, etc? And what do you produce?

    I've been producing for just under a year, with FL Studio 7, though I'm thinking of moving to Cubase or Ableton for practicality; one of my gripes with FL is that I have to open up a new track if I want to make a variation on the bassline or something. Takes too long. Favourite synth is Vanguard, though that's the only synth I've really properly worked with - gotta give others a go... (Oh, how I'd kill for some hardware synths! )

    Anyway, show off your tunes here, aye.

    Here's the psytrance song I've been making: http://www.zshare.net/audio/624769304cb1672d/

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    Moog Minimoog Voyager Old School Analog Synthesizer
    Akai MPC5000
    Ableton Live
    Reason

    Load of other jazz but thats my main system.
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    I think I might start, when I get money that is.
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    I've been producing music for going on 6 or 7 years now. Long time Cubase and Native Instruments user. Annoyingly I'm between hosting at the moment so I haven't got much up. Also I'm quite lazy.

    Favourite synth by far is Native Instruments Reaktor. There's very very little that it cannot do.
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    Mee, i use Logic Studio. I'm stuck in just producing atm after only starting in around March so it's still quite amateur like and i'm not on the vocals and songwriting yet, but that's up as my next project to go with this this summer Waiting on a Genelec 8020A monitor to arrive so i can start properly producing!

    These are the only 2 real songs done, not really finished and i'm improving on them both all the time especially the one which i completely overhauled in the past day or 2:
    http://www.freebiehome.co.uk/Butterfly.mp3
    http://www.freebiehome.co.uk/DanceSingLoveHeart.mp3

    Feedback is great, seeing i'm new to this production lark and stuff

    fox_the_fix, that's some expensive but uber cool shizzle you have there too :yep:
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    Guys- If I wanted to set up a condenser mic' to my PC- is a mixer the best way to link them?
    And whats the minimum spec mixer you would advise?

    Because I'm trying to cut down costs but at some point in the next few years I'll be adding more stuff than just the single mic'.

    Thanks.
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    Use FL studio, and Z3ta+ is my synth of choice, for electro, dnb and trance you cant knock it.
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    YES i want a DAW similar to LMMS but that will allow me to record as well as sequencing etc
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    Does anyone have the Hypasonic plugin?

    If so please let me know, I really want it!!
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    (Original post by Trefusis1234445)
    Guys- If I wanted to set up a condenser mic' to my PC- is a mixer the best way to link them?
    And whats the minimum spec mixer you would advise?

    Because I'm trying to cut down costs but at some point in the next few years I'll be adding more stuff than just the single mic'.

    Thanks.
    A sound card with a built in mic pre-amp is you're best bet if you only have an onboard sound card. If you already have a decent sound card but for some reason if doesn't have a mic pre-amp you could get a cheap Art Tube Pre amp (http://www.artproaudio.com/products....=79&cat=1&id=1). If you want to use more than one mic at the same time then yes you will need a mixer, minimum spec depends entirely on what you want to achieve.
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    (Original post by krisss)
    Use FL studio, and Z3ta+ is my synth of choice, for electro, dnb and trance you cant knock it.

    yeah. FL Studio is v good for beginners. I found it much easier than Cakewalk Sonar which is incredibly godd and complex, but not as easy to pick up.
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    (Original post by Trefusis1234445)
    Guys- If I wanted to set up a condenser mic' to my PC- is a mixer the best way to link them?
    And whats the minimum spec mixer you would advise?

    Because I'm trying to cut down costs but at some point in the next few years I'll be adding more stuff than just the single mic'.

    Thanks.
    Mate, i wouldn;t go down the soundcard route. Instead look at a good audio interface. There are loads of them such as the M Audio Fast Track Pro etc etc. If you're getting a condenser mic for sound quality, you need something that connects to pc with same quality. Why pay for a great mic and get a crap connection. U get pre amps and mic/line inputs and headphone socket etc

    You will HAVE to get an audio interface or hardware mixer at some point, and mixers are WAY more expensive (rembr u can use a software mixer much cheaper!!)
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    A lot of people use soundcard and audio interface interchangeably these days.

    Also if you're getting a condenser make sure it takes batteries or your interface/mixer provides phantom power. Or it won't work.
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    I use Logic Studio and an M-audio keyboard

    http://files.getdropbox.com/u/121107...8Sample%29.mp3

    http://files.getdropbox.com/u/121107...20%28Sampl.mp3

    http://files.getdropbox.com/u/121107...Daydreamer.mp3
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    FL Studio 8 XXL Edition or Ableton Live 6
    Mor recently i have been using FL Studio alot more. Been cracking out some odd dub tunes.

    I need to get some good samples
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    Komplete 5 just arrived from the US. 66 GB of synths and samples. Oh yes.
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    EWQL Samples.

    Completely amazing samples. Would love an hdd for each set, but no cash.

    Must have been 'producing' for 6 years. Writing music for 9 I spose.
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    Cool Edit Pro II and Audacity mostly.
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    REVIVE THIS THREAD!!!!

    But yeah, started off on FL years ago ******* about on it, learnt how to use Cubase and Reason. But now my main home is Logic due to it's more professional mixing down qualities. No fav plug ins. It's just a cold world with me and my Akai LPK25 as my controller.
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    (Original post by BreY)
    REVIVE THIS THREAD!!!!

    But yeah, started off on FL years ago ******* about on it, learnt how to use Cubase and Reason. But now my main home is Logic due to it's more professional mixing down qualities. No fav plug ins. It's just a cold world with me and my Akai LPK25 as my controller.
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=1150153
 
 
 
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