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    This might be able to help. Most of what he does...

    This might be able to help. Most of what he does are just minor 9 chords, and pretty much just plays around with the different notes in the chords, and vary inversions and the rhythm.

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  2. Thread: Getting Started / My creativity is gone...

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    Try making a beat over acapellas/remixing a song....

    Try making a beat over acapellas/remixing a song. I've made a few beats that sounded just all right at first, but sounded totally refreshing as soon as vocals got laid down on it.

    And yes, learn...
  3. Thread: Getting Started / FL Studio, Reason, or Logic

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    Like many have already said, it all depends on...

    Like many have already said, it all depends on what you end up comfortable with. You'll never really know until you try making a few songs with each of them and start to understand the nuances of...
  4. Thread: Synthesizers & MIDI Controllers (Hardware) / Have to buy a new MIDI Controller

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    I find that I can't play with anything that has...

    I find that I can't play with anything that has keys that aren't standard sized -- too difficult to play chords and just jam around the scale. In addition, I find that 25 keys are enough for me most...
  5. Thread: DAW Sequencers / Samplers (Software) / Anyone try REASON 7 yet?

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    My favorite things about Reason 7: - MIDI out...

    My favorite things about Reason 7:

    - MIDI out -- I've been using Reason exclusively to make beats, but MIDI out allows me to use Kontakt libraries to further layer my sounds)
    - MP3 import +...
  6. Thread: Getting Started / a Midi Controller for a Beginner

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    The Push is so appealing. Sadly I don't use...

    The Push is so appealing. Sadly I don't use Ableton, or else I'd be all over that controller!
  7. Thread: DAW Sequencers / Samplers (Software) / Reason 7 announced

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    I just jizzed in my pants :p

    I just jizzed in my pants :p
  8. Thread: Getting Started / Good starter 49-key MIDI?

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    I have an Oxygen 49...

    I have an Oxygen 49, but bought an Axiom 25 when the middle B note crapped out. I love the keys on the Axiom 25 -- the best I've ever felt on a MIDI keyboard. So I highly recommend the Axiom series.
  9. Thread: DAW Sequencers / Samplers (Software) / FL VS Reason

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    Poll: I would've been happy with Reason Essentials if I...

    I would've been happy with Reason Essentials if I didn't have singing vocals that need help through Neptune, and if I didn't rely so heavily on Thor patches -- but I do, that's why I went with the...
  10. Thread: Getting Started / What Is Everyone USING!?

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    Bounced around a lot between different software...

    Bounced around a lot between different software and VSTs until I decided to cut out all the noise and focus on making music with Reason 6.5, Axiom 25, Scarlett 2i2, Audio Technica AT4040.
  11. Thread: Getting Started / The Best DAW?

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    The best DAW is the one that allows you the...

    The best DAW is the one that allows you the workflow to express your creativity as easily as possible. If that's FL Studio for you, then so be it.
  12. Thread: VSTs and Sample Packs (Software) / Best Acoustic Guitar VST?

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    MusicLab RealGuitar is a great acoustic guitar...

    MusicLab RealGuitar is a great acoustic guitar one.

    BTW, all these threads could have been consolidated into one -- there's no need to spam the forum with multiple threads, especially when you...
  13. Thread: Getting Started / good external soundcard for about 200$

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    I have the Scarlett 2i2. I have a Saffire LE...

    I have the Scarlett 2i2. I have a Saffire LE which served me well for years, but I didn't like how it immediately heated up my Macbook Pro and made my laptop fans go wild when I'd be recording (it's...
  14. Thread: Getting Started / Latest gear you bought?

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    Just bought a Korg PadKONTROL yesterday.. I know...

    Just bought a Korg PadKONTROL yesterday.. I know it's old as shit, but I just saw what NativeKontrol could do with scales and chords, and I just had to have it. Hopefully it arrives this week (Amazon...
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    Giving away beats to actual artists >>>> untagged...

    Giving away beats to actual artists >>>> untagged and downloadable beats on Soundclick. You tap into a wide range of fan bases this way, some of which will convert to being fans of your music.
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  16. Thread: VSTs and Sample Packs (Software) / What are some other good VSTs besides Nexus and Miroslav?

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    Kontakt, hands down. It's so great that I find...

    Kontakt, hands down. It's so great that I find myself using it exclusively (along with a bunch of libraries) when making beats. If you have an extra $160 lying around, grab the Komplete package (IMO...
  17. Thread: Getting Started / Best Midi Keyboard

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    With that budget, go for the M-Audio Oxygen 61....

    With that budget, go for the M-Audio Oxygen 61. You get 61 keys PLUS transport controls and knobs -- and depending on your DAW, you can probably map it to make it integrate almost seamlessly with...
  18. Thread: Getting Started / Question on Layering instruments

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    When I first started I always used to just layer...

    When I first started I always used to just layer my melodies an octave above or below. It thickens up the instrument but it doesn't really "complete" it.

    By default I go with layering the notes...
  19. Thread: Tutorials, Gear Reviews & Beatmaking Videos! / 14 tricks to improve your melodies

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    This is so freakin helpful. Thanks bandcoach!

    This is so freakin helpful. Thanks bandcoach!
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    Why the hate on Dubturbo/Sonic Producer/etc.?

    Aside from the fact that the internet is littered with fake reviews for it, and that they act like 16 tracks and a 4-octave keyboard is a mind-blowing feature... What exactly is it that's so bad...
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