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Why Did I Buy Abelton Live?

Post by Breaka » Mon Dec 12, 2005 3:18 pm

Please feel free to put me right. In fact I'd love any input as to somthing I can actually use it for but I fuckin hate it. Honest I dont think its anything more than a rediculously overhyped version of rave e-jay.

See I bought it thinking it'd be great for cutting breaks, but it just play fuckin loops. Grrreat!? I mean I've already got Logic Pro 7, Reason, Reaktor 5 and Phatmatik. What good is having Live?

Anyway, any suggestions would be appreicated, but otherwise if anyones after a brand new boxed legit copy, stickers and everything, let me know.

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Post by Deft » Mon Dec 12, 2005 3:23 pm

It's not amazing for chopping up breaks really, but it's pretty good at a lot of other things. The demo is free and unrestricted aside from saving, so you have no excuse really!
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Post by El Huracan » Mon Dec 12, 2005 3:37 pm

it means you dont have to play live anymore and havemore time to wave your arms about
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Post by shapshankly » Mon Dec 12, 2005 4:19 pm

steelz wrote:it means you dont have to play live anymore and havemore time to wave your arms about
i've seen you play live and you wave your hands (and arse) loads anyway.

nice to shake your hand on friday.
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Post by Breaka » Mon Dec 12, 2005 4:27 pm

nice to shake your hand on friday.
Gotta love them fairy soft hands ;)
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Post by foxington » Mon Dec 12, 2005 4:31 pm

i think it's fucking amazing, is the only sequencer that i've been able to really connect with and make any progress in terms of getting ideas out of my head and onto the screen. me and luke vex are also in the process of switching from decks + CDJs to two laptops synced running ableton, is gonna be ace - live re-editing of tunes, in key mixing, crazy vst fx, samples, acapellas, adding in a virtual 303, integrating our own productions etc etc. sounds a bit chin strokey but it's gonna redefine DJing IMO :)
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Post by El Huracan » Mon Dec 12, 2005 4:36 pm

shapshankly wrote:
steelz wrote:it means you dont have to play live anymore and havemore time to wave your arms about
i've seen you play live and you wave your hands (and arse) loads anyway.

nice to shake your hand on friday.
did you? bugger.... sorry mate didnt realise
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Post by shapshankly » Mon Dec 12, 2005 5:54 pm

i now feel smaller than walter odingtons cock.

i met you at the start of the night, was with henryoid.

i'll get me coat.
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Post by :gone: » Mon Dec 12, 2005 10:41 pm

He does this...he'll pretend I wasn't there either...the sneaky gringo ;)
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Post by shapshankly » Mon Dec 12, 2005 11:04 pm

oh i see, too aloof to be associated with us mere mortal mincers.

some people :roll:

and to think i travelled all the way from nottingham just to see the big man in person

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Post by :gone: » Mon Dec 12, 2005 11:26 pm

It's not that...he just has the memory capacity of a ZX Spectrum...specially when calling people at 3am and having no recollection of it the next day ;)
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Post by klarky » Tue Dec 13, 2005 12:02 am

strategy wrote:i think it's fucking amazing, is the only sequencer that i've been able to really connect with and make any progress in terms of getting ideas out of my head and onto the screen. me and luke vex are also in the process of switching from decks + CDJs to two laptops synced running ableton, is gonna be ace - live re-editing of tunes, in key mixing, crazy vst fx, samples, acapellas, adding in a virtual 303, integrating our own productions etc etc. sounds a bit chin strokey but it's gonna redefine DJing IMO :)
echo what that mofo said righ tthhhurrr.
im toying with running decks into ableton to utilise vst fx/live record loop, re edit as well as the normal all in the laptop stuff. probably wont work but i like working out side the box, and ableton is the only program i can think of with the routing capabilities to do wierd sizzle
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Post by Breaka » Tue Dec 13, 2005 12:55 am

Thats it! I've had enough! If anyone would like to buy a brand new copy of this steaming heap let me know :evil:
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Post by TakeRecords » Tue Dec 13, 2005 1:14 am

ableton is absolutely brilliant at some things:

things they got right are the midi assignment, and the scene view. It's great for DJing and as a scratch pad for ideas. It does my head in for a lot of the time too.

oh plus the thing is setup in the worst possible way for using alongside vinyl out of the box. they should have scenarios that mean it is setup for what you want it for.
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Post by :gone: » Tue Dec 13, 2005 1:18 am

Ableton 6?
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Post by klarky » Tue Dec 13, 2005 1:44 am

DandyP wrote:ableton is absolutely brilliant at some things:

things they got right are the midi assignment, and the scene view. It's great for DJing and as a scratch pad for ideas. It does my head in for a lot of the time too.

oh plus the thing is setup in the worst possible way for using alongside vinyl out of the box. they should have scenarios that mean it is setup for what you want it for.
so load a blank templateand build it up! - but then l5 wasnt made directly with djs in mind, its just kinds been adopted
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Post by El Huracan » Tue Dec 13, 2005 8:37 am

:opps:

i even thought henry was mr moneyshot too....
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Post by mu_ » Tue Dec 13, 2005 9:20 am

we're gettting twin laptops and synced albeton too. but for entirely different reasons.
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Post by foxington » Tue Dec 13, 2005 9:37 am

synchronised scat wanking?
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Post by :gone: » Wed Dec 14, 2005 3:24 am

steelz wrote::opps:

i even thought henry was mr moneyshot too....
Easy mistake :roll: :lol:
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