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Slicex Tips and Help Files

Posted by Ms.Tris On April - 1 - 2009

What are you up to today? I’m about to get rolling with my 1st beat of the morning. I did fiddle around with the slicex yesterday, after watching the videos. Now I see the huge difference between the slicer and slicex.

There are many additions in slicex like the ability to add fx to each slice. This is is just one out of about 50 things I noticed right away. Another great option is being able to load two samples at once. My mind got to churning on this one.

Let’s say you have filtered a bassline from some funky soul sample but it’s all muffled.You load that in deck A. You could add a good clean bass sample over top using deck B. Then replay your bassline using your midi keyboard or draw it in on the piano roll.

I am actually super excited about this plugin now. I also remember the key reason I closed the slicex before, about 3 months ago. I couldn’t figure out how to make the samples “play til end” like the Fl Slicer does. This is a technique that I love.

What it does is allow you to trigger a sample start from your slice marker, and play the sample all the way through until the end. This way you can “play” your slices like an instrument without sudden stops, as well as select the sample end point in real time.

I had to google this, because I have the slicex open and ready to roll!~ Guess what?… the answer was in the HELP file…lol Image line didn’t make this as easy as it is on the old slicer. You have to run a script. The directions are listed under ” Quick Start” here:http://flstudio.image-line.com/help/html/plugins/Slicex.htm. Click through for more help on Slicex. I’ll be posting some tutorials on it soon. Always remember, ” The Help File is your friend”….

Wish me luck, I am off to see if I can get this to work….
Happy Beat Making To All
Pz Til Later

***UPDATE**
This was a pain..lol I had to search and search for this about 2 hours..I was determined to find it. Well I found the script here:FutureProducerForums Slicex Thread
remove the space between media fire in the link
The script was made by:DaGodProductions Myspace
I’m going to ask him if I can upload it here so you can get the download easier….
..ok Im back to work ***

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3 Responses to “Slicex Tips and Help Files”

  1. Blessedfingas says:

    good tut i will i just got the complete fl studio 8 training videos. it’s 30 of em and it shows a lot about slicex it is an excellent plugin.

  2. Ms.Tris says:

    Hey Blessedfingas ..thanks for commenting. Where did you get the vids?..I’d like to check them out myself…

  3. Blessedfingas says:

    imageline website

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