Software drum machine/sampler w/ step sequencer?

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Re: Software drum machine/sampler w/ step sequencer?

Post by AK » Mon Sep 01, 2014 1:16 pm

Alright mate! Got several projects on the go at the minute, and I'm trying my hardest to use Live exclusively without rewiring to Reason. Thing is, ever since I used a computer to write music I've been using Reason so know it really well. I hate having to learn new things as I find I'm not getting as much time doing music as I'd like and the time I do get, I don't want it to be based around learning curves, I just wanna be making music.

Ive actually just been trying to use the Impulse in Live but I find the process a bit long in the tooth compared to Redrum. I was looking at Geist by FXpansion but it might be a bit overkill for my needs. It has a nifty sequencer though. I think the issue is I hate putting drums in a piano roll, it seems to ruin my workflow and I can't get things going as quick.

I use Live 9 but I don't delve as deep into it as I should which is probably half my problem ( again, the time thing ) I actually like the Impulse, just not lives midi/piano roll. What is it about that thing anyway, even when you snap to grid, some notes can be moved off accidently, it does my head in.

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Re: Software drum machine/sampler w/ step sequencer?

Post by lem » Mon Sep 01, 2014 1:30 pm

I'll see if I can knock up a drum sequencer as a midi rack for you ;)

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Re: Software drum machine/sampler w/ step sequencer?

Post by AK » Tue Sep 02, 2014 12:35 am

Yeah? cool ! :)

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Re: Software drum machine/sampler w/ step sequencer?

Post by lem » Tue Sep 02, 2014 2:14 am

Yeah I didn't get a chance tonight, but I have a rough idea of how I would do it. There are probably a few things I'm forgetting, I'll know as I go. If it's any good I'll share it on here

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Re: Software drum machine/sampler w/ step sequencer?

Post by akseltone » Sun Nov 23, 2014 3:20 pm

Battery is pretty standard, and i like alot the good ol 808 emulation - Nepheton by D16 Group

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Re: Software drum machine/sampler w/ step sequencer?

Post by dirddey_iddler » Tue Nov 25, 2014 11:38 am

a little bit OT:

i stumpled often about reason 7+. Reasons ability of Midi seems to allow a new workflow in a analog vs. digital world.

Combine Redrum with the Midi Out Instrument et voila you have a Step Sequencer for your Hardware (Sampler, Synth or Drum Modules)!! Record Audio back to Reason. Very cool i think.

Also a nice combination is to connect a Cirklon, RS7000, RM1x or a Midi Seq Box to Reason!


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Re: Software drum machine/sampler w/ step sequencer?

Post by tone-def » Fri Dec 05, 2014 2:21 pm

Just use Reason and forget about Ableton. :)
Redrum is awesome, especially when you hook up some Matrix to get fills or polyrhythms. All the CV stuff is far too good to ignore.

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