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Hello all, There are pretty a lot of itb mixing while using outboard gear on gearslutz, but they mainly are from 2005-2008. So...

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chris carter 1 hour ago
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With the release of Studio One 4, seems like Presonus may have hit a home run. Being a sample based producer and dj, I base...

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tdot 4 hours ago
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I suppose a "stem" mix isn't technically correct because I'm not printing them. I'm using Logic X and I have summing...

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CJ Mastering 6 hours ago
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Im getting the UAD satellite OCTO core Custom package where they let you pick out 3 plugins of your choice. My thing is before I...

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Hooman.Leys 11 hours ago
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lab64base 17 hours ago

Which new MPC should I get if I don't need a standalone MPC? If I need the features of an MPC X as far as integration with the...

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IM WHO YOU THINK 19 hours ago
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This question is more for those who produce modern hip hop. I am trying to learn different strategies for mixing drums. My...

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Afloyd710 1 day ago
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25 Tracks...Side A=Rap, Side B=RnB. What are you guys thoughts on the Verses, recording, mixing, production, etc......? From...

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Cgbravo 2 days ago
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Hi folks. Imagine you were sitting in a boardroom of an audio hardware and software developer. They ask you "what does the...

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electro 2 days ago
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Fanomvibes 2 days ago
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On multiple occasions I noticed I have really hard time enjoying the song due to the mix. Id say it: Left me confused,...

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IM WHO YOU THINK 2 days ago
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Yo! Looking for info on how they got Kanye's detuned voice on 'I Thought About Killing You' to sound so good. I feel like I know...

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Akayemusica 2 days ago
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The effect on the drums in the intro. What is this and how is he achieving this futuristic effect? YouTube...

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bgrotto 2 days ago
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I'm a little frustrated - obviously the MPC4000 doesn't have an arpeggiator, but I find sometimes I want to send an arp out to a...

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m4thlab 2 days ago
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What's the best way to put your tag on a beat? It's better to follow the tempo, bars or put it like every 15 seconds?

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3rd Degree 3 days ago
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I know this has probably been discussed to death; but what would be the most effective method to get a pitched 808's like the one...
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TrippieSuavee 4 days ago
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Want to start recording music in my apartment, downtown. I'm thinking about the SM7B as it seems to be the most recommended, but...

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Daria91 4 days ago
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Heyo its me again, yeah I know you'll probably rage at me for making a thread about the more-or-less same topic twice... But...

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Usgggg 4 days ago
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Moved: Korg es fun

Been playing with my kids Korg es2 while computer was busy doing stuff. This is actually a fun unit there's some menu diving and...

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DJ T Havoc 4 days ago
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I was looking at an MV8800 by Roland as a hardware option for when I got someone recording and wanted to make beats while the...

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DJ T Havoc 4 days ago
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I really like the vintage feel to Droogs vocals What are some techniques to get that sound Also, i notice alot of his beats...

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MC Antizino 5 days ago
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Hi guys, This has only ever happened to me once before when I was searching with an electronic bleep sound that I heard on an...
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Will The Weirdo 5 days ago
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MC Antizino 1 week ago
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Hey all! YouTube I was just wondering how you think this guy gets such a clean mix, it's one of the cleanest mixes I've...

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Been a while since i seen a good Drake vocal chain...

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Shobiz 1 week ago
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Dkelloway 1 week ago
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Summer Games by Drake Drums introduced at 1:24 Spotify Web Player - Summer Games - Drake Anyone know any samples sounding...

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Dkelloway 1 week ago
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Album sounds great. I see on twitter it was Seth Firkins who mixed it. I love the mixing it sounds perfect and even better than...

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Storyville 1 week ago
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Love Gearslutz for just this: I stumbled across a thread asking for experience with Trip-Hop production. Low and behold, Paul...

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kj75 1 week ago
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Interested in what others are doing, tried Opto mode as another engineer at the studio I work at swears by it, but definitely...

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DannyMac 1 week ago
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I’m fairly new to audio engineering and I’m trying to achieve better sound quality on my vocals. I want my music to be...

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cdot beatz 1 week ago
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I've heard this synth bass/kick thing for years and I just can't place it. Anyone know what is being used on the...

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oceantracks 1 week ago
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There's a very specific top-end expensiveness to this kick that sounds like some sort of very specific saturation. Would any one...

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Cabrone 1 week ago
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Ok, so i love the so called “odd future synth” sounds; mostly in the song She and the whole Flower Boy album. I want to know...

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MaztotheUla 1 week ago
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I'm fairly ignorant when it comes to hardware and could still learn a lot when it comes to music production, but I'm looking to...

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Goa-Dubs 1 week ago
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My setup at the moment is a Lynx Aurora 8 (Silver), AES16e, M-Patch 2, LA 610 MK II, Studio One 3 Pro, and Neumann TLM 103. This...

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lexluthor 2 weeks ago
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Hi everyone, Just purchased an SP-1200 which am waiting to receive. Its my first foray into vintage samplers and I have a few...

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kazper 2 weeks ago
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So i had a Yamaha motif back in the day and sampling on that thing was amazing, so full and rich as well as depth and clarity(was...

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coolfog09 2 weeks ago
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Good evening all! I’m looking to spend 5-6k on my studio and I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions regarding how I...

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LuXx 2 weeks ago
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Greetings chaps: I'm Looking to Upgrade from Mpc4000 to Mpc X, before I buy I would like to know the following: 1. Is the the...

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DJ T Havoc 2 weeks ago
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Yo! I'm in the market for a new machine. I currently have the Maschine Studio but I feel it lacking in terms of creating drum...

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SATURDAVE 2 weeks ago
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Care to share your techniques for mixing vocals to a stereo two tracks and getting them to sound top 40 billboard...

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A Fak 2 weeks ago
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chris carter 2 weeks ago
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TjRBIdLt6s8 That sound that appears to be layered over the snare that you can hear closely in the intro doing that little...

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Dkelloway 3 weeks ago
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Hi, I need some advise on what equipment i should get in order to achieve really high quality sounds and industry level...

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DEZEA 3 weeks ago


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