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Forum: OS X - Development and Darwin 05-03-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,170
Posted By darkmelody
Help! Building an app from a simple Quartz composition

OK. Disclaimer first.

I have NO programming background. None. My background is in electronic music production. So I'm sure of the following:
a/ This is not hard
b/ I am using incorrect terms.
...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 03-20-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,091
Posted By darkmelody
ableton live for the greatest out of the box...

ableton live for the greatest out of the box flexibility.
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 03-20-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,351
Posted By darkmelody
Unless you are made of money and a bit of a...

Unless you are made of money and a bit of a collecting geek, buying vinyl in the 21st century if you are just starting is madness.
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 04-14-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 18,837
Posted By darkmelody
I don't know if the MBP has a line in anywhere....

I don't know if the MBP has a line in anywhere. If it does, send the audio from your booth monitor connection on the back of your mixer into the line in, and once again, make sure that your...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 04-14-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,027
Posted By darkmelody
If you live at home with your Dad, and have...

If you live at home with your Dad, and have access to the internet, then I doubt that you are actually starving:D

Audacity: Free Audio Editor and Recorder (http://audacity.sourceforge.net/)
...
Forum: Movies and Video 03-30-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,202
Posted By darkmelody
At the risk of stating the obvious; we don't know...

At the risk of stating the obvious; we don't know which 13" mbp you are referring to.

AFAIK more RAM + more gHz = better performance for video.
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 03-30-2010, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By darkmelody
You need to get a handle on compression/limiting...

You need to get a handle on compression/limiting and Equalising.

Maxing everything out volume-wise is not the way forward.

stuff you download on iTunes has been mixed and mastered in really...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 03-30-2010, 12:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,759
Posted By darkmelody
weird. Copy the reason preferences folder to a...

weird. Copy the reason preferences folder to a safe place, then delete the original preference folder.....? Could be some corrupted preference.

do any other MIDI controllers work?
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 03-29-2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 18,837
Posted By darkmelody
Sounds like your system prefs meant that you were...

Sounds like your system prefs meant that you were recording through the built in mic on the MBP.

As the other poster said, you want to look into an audio interface, they start from about $100...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 03-16-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,759
Posted By darkmelody
I don't know anything about reason, but sometimes...

I don't know anything about reason, but sometimes the order you turn stuff on makes a difference. My MPD 32 has to be on before I launch Ableton, for some weird reason.

Also, the pads are specific...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 12-15-2009, 02:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,042
Posted By darkmelody
lots of audio interfaces and midi controllers...

lots of audio interfaces and midi controllers come with "Lite" versions of software....
Garage band is free and actually not bad
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 12-02-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,026
Posted By darkmelody
I haven't actually physically touched them so...

I haven't actually physically touched them so can't vouch for the build quality, but Korg's Nano series Keyboard Controllers | USB MIDI Controller | Korg nanoSERIES (http://www.korg.com/nanoseries)...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 11-30-2009, 02:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By darkmelody
Audacity: Free Audio Editor and Recorder...

Audacity: Free Audio Editor and Recorder (http://audacity.sourceforge.net/)
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 11-29-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By darkmelody
^^ What he said. Definitely for what you are...

^^
What he said. Definitely for what you are doing, and on a budget software mixing is definitely the way to go.

There are a bunch of free eq plug-ins which should work in any audio editor. also...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 11-29-2009, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,415
Posted By darkmelody
Do you know of a USB mic that would be ok for...

Do you know of a USB mic that would be ok for recording vocals and mic'ing an amp? My limited experience of usb mic's is that they sound pretty terrible for anything with any sort of dynamic range...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 11-29-2009, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,273
Posted By darkmelody
dunno about the technical stuff, but they are...

dunno about the technical stuff, but they are pretty cool looking.
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 11-29-2009, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By darkmelody
Yep. If you have toast, choose to "make an audio...

Yep. If you have toast, choose to "make an audio cd". Even if you are going from mp3, it will play in a "normal" cd player. In terms of sounding cr@ppy, I presume anyone happy to listen to mp3...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 11-25-2009, 01:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,415
Posted By darkmelody
Your ebay link is not responding, but anyway, a...

Your ebay link is not responding, but anyway, a G5 should have plenty of juice to run GB.

You really NEED an audio interface Mac 101: Audio Attachments (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2508)
That...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 11-24-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By darkmelody
Also, if you are happy with a few of the...

Also, if you are happy with a few of the instruments, render them (don't know if GB lets you render seperate tracks) and reimport them as audio.
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 11-24-2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,439
Posted By darkmelody
Mac 101: Audio Attachments...

Mac 101: Audio Attachments (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2508)

Haven't read the whole thing but gives you a good overview, so from a mixing desk, you would send the audio out, through the...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-23-2009, 04:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By darkmelody
Cheap RAM for Powermac 1.8ghz

So i'm looking at picking up a power mac on ebay which will basically be used just for graphics video and music. I can get G5 dual 1.8 ghz for around 500 bucks or under, where would I look for cheap...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 11-23-2009, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,123
Posted By darkmelody
isn't that pretty much the opposite of the...

isn't that pretty much the opposite of the desired result?
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 11-23-2009, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By darkmelody
Hard to know what you mean by "Bass stuff"....

Hard to know what you mean by "Bass stuff". Ableton live is an amazing program, you can get the lite version for around 250 as far as I know, though don't know if you would class it as "easy to use"....
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 11-23-2009, 04:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,439
Posted By darkmelody
Should be possible. You would want an audio...

Should be possible. You would want an audio interface between the computers and the mixer so you are not going out of a headphone jack, also I don't know if you would be able to stream it live, or if...
Forum: Movies and Video 04-16-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 608
Posted By darkmelody
Time Lapse on a Sony HDR 10

Any way to record time lapse with this camera? Should I be searching the submenus of the camera or is there a way to make FCP do it?
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