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Music Radar: 16 Maschine Music Making Tips

Posted by Ms.Tris On January - 4 - 2012

Woo Weeeee! The east coast is freezing cold today…bundle up well if you venture out in it…

I just upgraded to Presonus Studio One 2. Last year I purchased the Presonus Firestudio to go with my HP Touchsmart computer. Studio One Artist version came free with it. I tinkered around with it, and really liked the workflow. I am getting better at mixing, but still not great yet. Studio One is by far the easiest DAW that delivers a great sound, when you have little knowledge of engineering. I still love Reaper, but after using Studio One to mix one of my last beats of 2011 I was super impressed with the out come.

The important things the Artist version was missing was the ability to use Maschine, Rewire, Fl Studio, and third party plugins. I got a little loot Christmas and noticed the upgrade was only $99.00 yaaay. I am installing all the new sounds right now. The upgrade is about 15gbs of extra soundsets, fx and loops. Instead of twiddling my thumbs while… Im going to organize my Maschine library, and import sounds into Maschine folders.

Native Instruments really stirred up things when they created Maschine. It’s becoming the go to tool for many beat makers. Music Radar has released an article with some decent tips when creating music with Maschine. I’ve included and excerpt and you can read the full article by clicking the link:

Cut out the middle man
To avoid problems when performing live with Maschine, disable any third party plug-ins you aren’t using for the show. You can even switch them all off and deselect Scan On Startup for instant boot-ups without the risk of a crash…

Picking up plug-ins
…But do make sure Maschine is set to scan for new plug-ins on your system. To be sure it will pick them up and avoid frustrating headaches in the future, run Maschine in standalone mode straight after installing a new plug-in

Music Radar 16 Maschine Tips..

Happy Beat Making To All!`
Pz Til Later….

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New Year Beat Making Motivation: Araab Muzik Interview

Posted by Ms.Tris On January - 1 - 2012

Hey Hey Hey! Happy New Year to you again. I am amped, up,and ready to roll. I had so much fun last night…The Ravens are playing soon…and I am so geared to be on point this year that it’s not even funny :)….

I grabbed a cup of coffee, started responding to text and giving my Fb peeps the 1st 2012 hello…..I came across an interview featuring Araab Muzik.

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Araab Muzik...*note:sporting a Bmore O's hat ** 🙂

What a way to start the year with some music motivation! I think Araab Muzik has to be the best on the Mpc; for real! Check out this interview, if you are like me, it will make you want to bang out a few beats before watching football today …

Shouts out to Ancient Soundz Productions for a great find and helping me kick off my year focusing on music!

Happy Beat Making To All!~
Pz Til Later…

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Happy New Year All!

Posted by Ms.Tris On December - 31 - 2011

Wooo Weee I am about to get dressed for my evening of family fun. What a wonderful year. I was honestly a little quiet with the things I had planned to do this time last year. Some of my resolutions are still being worked on As we turn a new leaf on our lives, I plan to shake it up a bit this year. Thanking God for another one!…I want to thank you all for the support and continued visits. Let’s make 2012 bigger and better!….. Be safe and a very Happy New Year to you and yours!!

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Posted by Ms.Tris On December - 25 - 2011

I hope you are having a marvelous Christmas Day. I’m just finishing dinner..we had a seafood feast this year due to turkey overload on Thanksgiving…lol…enjoy your day and don’t eat to much …sending good wishes to you and yours!


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Waves Audio Webinars +L2 Optimize Audio Tutorial

Posted by Ms.Tris On December - 14 - 2011

Hey Hey All! What’s goodie with you? Everything is going as planned with school,mixing,and beats on my end. (ALL A’s so far woo hoo)….I’m in super learn mode so I thought it would be great to share some of stuff I’m finding as far as tips, tutorials, and webinars(web based seminars).

If you don’t have any Waves Bundles they have released a few solo plugins at a reasonable price this year. I had the chance to give them a test run, and I think the Platinum/Complete collection is one of the most impressive plug in bundles ever. I was blown away by a few like the L2, and L316 Maximizers. I hear the entire bundle is pretty expensive, so I may settle for one of the older bundle packages instead.

Here’s a very informative video about limiting and optimizing audio using Waves L2:

Waves is offering free Webinars on several plug ins and mix techniques. Waves is covering EQ, Compression, Limiting and more.The webinars are GOLDEN!! I’ve cleared time for a couple so far and I learned so much. Sign up and hope to see you there 🙂

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Happy Beat Making To All!~
Pz Til Later…

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Free Software Sound Module: Proteus VX

Posted by Ms.Tris On December - 5 - 2011

Great Morning to you! What a wonderful weekend,back to work with some new sounds this morning. I know I downloaded this once before, but I just installed it. I’ve been scrolling through a few of the sounds and they aren’t bad for a free module.

This loads as a stand alone as well as a Vsti:

Click Here For Link To Download Proteus VX

Happy Beat Making To All!~
Pz Til Later…

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Point Blank Online:Eq, Low Pass & High Pass Filtering

Posted by Ms.Tris On November - 30 - 2011

College has begun! Woo To The Hoo :)….I’ve been up early working. 1st assignments are complete. I am now editing my second artist interview video. I hope to post it this week or maybe later today. Taking a little break to check out what’s new over at:

Award winning music production courses
Point Blank Online

You know I found a gem! The article goes into great detail on how to filter and layer kicks using Logic. I don’t have my Mac yet, so I’ll be trying it either in Reaper or Studio One. This can be done in any DAW, including Fl Studio. All you need is the proper eq plug in.
PointBlankOnline How To Layer Kicks In Logic…

Here’s a FREE Eq that may work:

Download Free EasyQ Here

Happy Beat Making To All!~
Pz Til Later…

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