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Re: Fw: Drum'n Bass questions - Amen
>I love ACID, but I haven't really figured out how to work with it as much
as I would like to (the tutorial isn't very clear, at least not for a
computer idiot such as myself). I certainly intend to continue trying to
learn, but there's an immediacy about Amen that I really like. Sometimes a
cheap piece of gear just does something for you, you know?
yes, you're right, but if you've got the best software around for audio
editing why not use it? ;)
try this: import a drum loop and use the S key on it. This allows to break
the pattern in every slice you want. rearrange the slices and you'll have
all the variations you need.
>A little plug here: I just uploaded a tune created with Acid too. In
>>particular, all the drum programming is done using Acid.
>I downloaded your song, but couldn't unzip it. Winzip kept saying "This
file is empty", or something like that. I couldn't erase it, either! Any
suggestions? I told you I'm a computer idiot...
strange... the file is LeoCavalloREMIX.zip (3.5 MB) on
Other people downloaded without problems...
>Anyway, many thanks for your helpful suggestions, the drumloop websites,
>>At 19.17 11/04/99 -0800, you wrote:
>>>This was a thread on this list a while back; I downloaded the program,
>>it is extremely cool, just as the posts said. Thanks for turning me on
>>this. I do have a couple of questions, though...
>>>>>>A nice little program to get you going with d'n'b is AMEN. It's free
>>>>>>comes with an amen break!! and you can chop it up and sequence it
>>>>>>very easily within the program, adding differing degrees of
>>>Is it really practical for creating a whole tune's worth of drum
>>sequencing? My experience thus far has been that if you're going to
>>say, a 16-bar sequence, the "offsets" become so tiny that it's almost
>>impossible to work with them. Do a whole tune, and they would be
>>microscopic. Can anyone tell me what I'm missing here?
>>>Also, I tried to use ACID loops with Amen but I couldn't, because they
>>not in "16-bit mono .wav file format". Is there a way to convert ACID
>>(which as far as I know are indeed .wav files, though they are stereo,
>>don't know how many bits) to 16-bit mono .wav format?
>>>Is there a website where I can download 16-bit mono .wav files of
>>(I seem to recall a post about this very thing not too long ago)?
>>>>>>I don't think it's being developed any further though, shame.
>>>Shame, indeed. Maybe if we all begged the guy...
>>>Thanks in advance for any and all replies,
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