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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-11 23:10:59 Reply

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-12 01:35:50 Reply

At 3/11/13 11:10 PM, BrokenDeck wrote: Soo..
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My cock is fine. Thanks. How's yours?

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Random Note of the Day

I have come to the conclusion that website coding is a talent I do not possess.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-12 02:52:54 Reply

At 3/12/13 02:44 AM, Back-From-Purgatory wrote: Random Note of the Day

I have come to the conclusion that website coding is a talent I do not possess.

Theres always dreamweaver....or god forbid....wix

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At 3/12/13 02:52 AM, Breed wrote:
At 3/12/13 02:44 AM, Back-From-Purgatory wrote: Random Note of the Day

I have come to the conclusion that website coding is a talent I do not possess.
Theres always dreamweaver....or god forbid....wix

I've been debating downloading something of the sort if for no other reason but to test out changes before I put them on my live site... suppose it'd help me learn what I can and can't do as well... But first, I need to find a better FTP Client... Filezilla is refusing to let me download my site so I can work on it offline... Disconnect after disconnect after disconnect after disconnect.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-12 04:32:34 Reply

lol that reminds me I should pop in once in a while and say hi. :P

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-12 09:31:31 Reply

At 3/12/13 04:32 AM, BrokenDeck wrote: lol that reminds me I should pop in once in a while and say hi. :P

LONG TIME NO SEE, BRO

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-12 10:32:24 Reply

Hey cool, Reason 7 was just announced

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-12 14:51:55 Reply

At 3/12/13 10:32 AM, SineRider wrote: Hey cool, Reason 7 was just announced

My head exploded into a horrible array of colours and wires

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-12 19:10:31 Reply

At 3/12/13 10:32 AM, SineRider wrote: Hey cool, Reason 7 was just announced

That's cool... Now who's going to give it to me?


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-12 19:40:08 Reply

At 3/12/13 10:32 AM, SineRider wrote: Hey cool, Reason 7 was just announced

I like the spectrum analyzer window, with the new equalizer. Wasn't a fan of the previous one. Have to see how much better this one works in practice, but it already looks like you have more control. I also like the midi out support. Wonder how well it works with my hardware. Should upgrade.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-13 09:41:31 Reply

At 3/12/13 10:32 AM, SineRider wrote: Hey cool, Reason 7 was just announced

This covers most of the features the guys on the Propellerhead forum have been begging for for a decade. I gave up about 2 years ago, lol

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-13 09:53:06 Reply

At 3/12/13 10:32 AM, SineRider wrote: Hey cool, Reason 7 was just announced

And still no VST support.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-13 10:11:36 Reply

At 3/13/13 09:41 AM, Buoy wrote: This covers most of the features the guys on the Propellerhead forum have been begging for for a decade. I gave up about 2 years ago, lol

Better late than never, I suppose?

At 3/13/13 09:53 AM, Step wrote: And still no VST support.

Did you really expect them to? I mean I think Rack Extensions are the closest thing we're going to get. Personally, the whole VST support never really bothers me. If I want to use them I just pull up Live and rewire.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-13 10:27:40 Reply

At 3/13/13 10:11 AM, SineRider wrote: Did you really expect them to? I mean I think Rack Extensions are the closest thing we're going to get. Personally, the whole VST support never really bothers me. If I want to use them I just pull up Live and rewire.

Yeah this is why reason is totally not the DAW for me. I cannot imagine making music without my VSTs. Reason's racks may be great, but if Reason doesn't give me the ability to hop on the Internet and download an awesome free VST or fork out some money for something as incredible as Omnisphere or East/West, without buying yet another DAW and rewiring, then yeah I'll steer clear and stick to FL.

But that's just me. I'm the type who likes getting new sounds, editing them a little and using them more than making my own with the plugins offered to me. While I love the idea of making my own, I'm not very good at it and having an orchestral background I'm more used to just browsing through a bigass library and picking the sounds I want. And no matter how big Reason's libraries are, I'm sure I'll always feel the need to expand to new VSTs.

What's the big deal with adding VST support anyway? I know it must be easier said than done but frankly it really limits Reason and if anyone else out there is like me, it must put other people off buying it :(.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-13 10:39:01 Reply

At 3/13/13 10:27 AM, Step wrote: What's the big deal with adding VST support anyway? I know it must be easier said than done but frankly it really limits Reason and if anyone else out there is like me, it must put other people off buying it :(.

It's not that they haven't come around to it, they have actively chosen not to support it. One of their employees has written a thorough explanation of their reasoning:

Part 1
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IMO that is rock solid. If you don't like it you can use a different DAW, which you already do.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-13 10:44:53 Reply

At 3/13/13 10:27 AM, Step wrote: What's the big deal with adding VST support anyway? I know it must be easier said than done but frankly it really limits Reason and if anyone else out there is like me, it must put other people off buying it :(.

I didn't mean to say I'd be against it, but I think the limiting nature of it helps me really focus on the music I'm making. I know all the tools in Reason's rack almost in and out, and I can create what I hear in my head no problem. I have a workflow that's very different from when I use Live, Logic, or Pro Tools. It's all nice and contained which makes it easy to share from computer to computer as well.

I don't mean to come off as Reason is the end all DAW or something radical like that, but I think it has it's place just like FL and Live and whatever else does too. Each DAW has different strengths and weaknesses, it's all about which works for you.

Gonna check out that article Buoy posted too, haven't read it.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-13 12:05:01 Reply

forgot the last part, also it's a bit outdated since what they call Record got adapted into the next version of Reason and they have added more expandability since

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-13 13:21:12 Reply

To be honest, I never completely saw the problem of Reason not supporting VST plugins. When people buy a VST they accept that it doesn't run on its own, and that you need a DAW first, but when they talk about a completely opperational and independent program like Reason, they suddenly complain it doesn't support other stuff. Reason is a pretty complete and solid DAW in itself, that doesn't take up too much of your CPU. You get exactly what you pay for, without needing to buy any additional software. Changing Reason so it will support VSTs will likely make it slower and less comprehensible. Sure there are nice VSTs. If you like to use them, simply use a different DAw that, does support VSTs. Plenty of those. If you like Reason as well, you can buy that too on top of what you already have, rewire it into your other DAW that supports VST and still get value for your money.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-13 15:42:27 Reply

If I ever get Reason in the future, I do want to try and see how it is rewired into another DAW though.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-13 16:19:23 Reply

At 3/13/13 10:44 AM, SineRider wrote: I didn't mean to say I'd be against it, but I think the limiting nature of it helps me really focus on the music I'm making. I know all the tools in Reason's rack almost in and out, and I can create what I hear in my head no problem.

This is a good point.

But yeah, I'm still not convinced that Reason is better off without VST support. I can see Propellerhead's reasoning (pun entirely intended) after reading the threads and it makes a lot of sense, but for me, looking through all the free VSTs people like sorohanro post and considering all the amazing specialised VSTs out there that have incredible sounds, I'd lose sleep on the fact that I wouldn't be able to touch any of them had I chosen Reason as my DAW. The shortcomings of third-party plugin support don't really outweigh the limitless benefits, in my opinion. VSTs 4 lyfe.

Not everyone will agree though. In the end it boils down to whatever works best for you I guess.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-14 02:46:07 Reply

to any producers who make hardcore techno/gabber or has knowledge of making phat, filthy kicks:

how do you do it?

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-14 02:56:56 Reply

At 3/14/13 02:46 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote: to any producers who make hardcore techno/gabber or has knowledge of making phat, filthy kicks:

how do you do it?

@midimachine @jarrydn
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distortion compress distortion compress distortion compress distortion compress distortion compress distortion compress distortion compress distortion compress distortion compress distortion compress distortion compress distortion compress distortion compress distortion compress distortion compress distortion compress distortion compress distortion compress distortion compress distortion compress distortion compress distortion compress


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-14 04:22:00 Reply

At 3/14/13 02:56 AM, Sequenced wrote: distortion compress x as many times as you feel like it

not very helpful there, seaquence'd

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-14 05:22:44 Reply

At 3/14/13 04:22 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote:
At 3/14/13 02:56 AM, Sequenced wrote: distortion compress x as many times as you feel like it
not very helpful there, seaquence'd

But that's actually how you do it :P

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-14 10:20:26 Reply

At 3/14/13 02:46 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote: to any producers who make hardcore techno/gabber or has knowledge of making phat, filthy kicks:

how do you do it?

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My little brother makes gabber music, but I have no idea how he does it. His problem is that his productions are of really good quality, but he never finishes anything. This is one of his WIPs.


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I got some physical copies of my album printed up, it came out better than expected.
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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2013-03-14 23:39:51 Reply

At 3/14/13 02:46 AM, Yoshiii343 wrote: to any producers who make hardcore techno/gabber or has knowledge of making phat, filthy kicks:

how do you do it?

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i program a snappy kick into microtonic, then i use lots of multiband distortion to get it punching at the right frequency. you could probably pull it off using parametric eq and blood overdrive. i use stuff like ohmicide and camelphat.

there's heaps of ways to make disgusting kicks


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At 3/14/13 04:07 PM, stratkat wrote: I got some physical copies of my album printed up, it came out better than expected.
http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w198/bloodismyink/100_051 9.jpg

ooooo shiny


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