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    Exode - Hardkube pack Style : Frenchcore/Hardcore Product Details: - 1351 Loops & Samples audio includes - 47 Athmos drones - 302 Hard kicks - 237 Top Loops - 56 Bass - 55 Fills - 87 Fx noises - 73 Hats - 36 Hits - 136 Sfx energy - 40 Snares - 138 Synth loops - 55 Vocals +/- - 54 Whitenoises These are old personal loops Get It Free here : @ https://www.primamateriaaudio.com/free-download And other things Maybe you will find a one sample or two that you like. Have fun...
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    Exode1

    Hello everyone

    Hello everyone I am brand new on the forum, I am rather hardcore hardcore Frenchcore.
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    If you haven’t looked at Traktor DJ, Native Instruments’ iOS app (it runs on Mac and PC too) recently, a new update and the concurrent global stay-home happening seems like the perfect time to do it. The update to Traktor DJ 2.4 has a bunch of features that look like they’re straight out of a user feature request thread – mostly focused around the transport interface. Traktor DJ 2 vs Traktor Pro 3: A Refresher Traktor DJ 2 is the “rewrite” of the Traktor codebase, modeled after the Traktor DJ iOS app. It’s available on iOS devices, MacOS, and Windows. It has a lot of the functionality of Traktor, but it’s free, has SoundCloud Go+ integration, and track recommendations. It’s still just two decks – but we imagine it may replace Traktor Pro one day. Traktor DJ 2.4 features + changes Here’s what the Traktor team has shared as being the big feature additions and improvements in the 2.4 update to the app. Transport Bar can now be assigned to the left, right, or bottom on iOS Swappable Play / CUE buttons New “CUE slide-to-play” allows for holding CUE and sliding into Play Track genre is now visible, searchable, and sortable Track time displays next to each track in the browser (iOS) Increased track length limitation Improved Waveform readability Stripe Waveform now has 3 bands Tracks can now be played before analysis is complete Clock in the header Improved Browser view layout shows stacked decks when using waveform view (iOS) Overall, these feel like major quality of life improvements for DJs who use the app. UI customization based on user preference (assignable transport bar, play/cue button swapping, etc) has been a constant request of Traktor Pro over the years, but we’re betting that the more modern codebase of Traktor DJ makes such changes a bit more reasonable to implement. What Will The Future Bring for TDJ? First, let’s note something awesome: Traktor development seems to be continuing. It was a bit concerning last year to see all of the layoffs at Native Instruments followed by a likely global recession this year, but releasing an update is a great sign of life. For those wondering what’s really up next with the Traktor DJ project, the team shared a little bit more in their update post: We continue to prioritize what we work on based on your feedback, so please keep the requests and suggestions coming. We don’t have the time to answer every post here right now, but you can trust that we’re still listening. We have another exciting release coming early in the new year that should address a lot of the requests and issues mentioned here on the forum, so stay tuned for that.
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    Skank

    Tractor Scratch Vs Serato Scratch

    Scratch Response As the video above clearly demonstrates, both systems have excellent response. If you start to dig into the details there is one small difference that might affect hard-core turntablists – that Traktor Scratch uses a 2khz carrier signal on its control records (Serato uses a 1khz). This higher frequency means better tracking of super slow record movements. CONTROLLER IMPLEMENTATION Serato has midi implementation but it’s very limited. It’s easier to use than Traktor’s midi-window thanks to their direct midi learn utility but that also greatly limits what you can control. Basic midi mappings are available but very simple modifications to those mappings are not. One example would be the new effects in Scratch live. I would like to map a button to turn on the FX only while I am holding down a button but right now it only supports a toggle action with no way to modify the behavior. For those that just want to map a cue points or other simple commands this is really not a problem but for the more adventurous DJ’s you’re going to hit a dead end quite rapidly. Traktor’s biggest strength (imo) lies in their midi-mapping interface. Almost anything you can imagine a controller doing is possible within Traktor. This makes actually creating midi-mappings somewhat daunting but those that brave this territory will find rich spoils await. Many of you may have no interest in ever touching a midi mapping but this system benefits everyone- by enabling others (like this site) to invent new ideas in DJing and share them with you. The VCI-100SE is the greatest example of this. We literally re-invented the way a controller should work without ever building one and that creation is accessible to anyone in the world through a single import button. Enabling the creative power of the crowd through API’s and flexible midi mappings will mean better products and new ideas. In our opinion, all companies should embrace this concept and tap into the creative ideas of their users. STABILITY Serato has a well-earned reputation of stability. They have consistently prioritized performance over features, which have earned them the respect and dedication from many DVS djs around the world. Beta Tests and extra features aside it remains that way today. After putting the trials of Final Scratch behind them- Traktor re-engineered their system from the ground up to make it rock solid. The results are significant- consistent stability and performance for the live DJs that rely on their software night after night. The Rub: With each company trying to take over the other company’s territory- they are both basically meeting squarely in the middle of the performance and features balance. Traktor has greatly streamlined their system to make it easier to use resulting in a better product with less features. Serato on the other hand has been adding features, which has built out the offerings but effected stability to some degree. Both are good to go for a solid crash free set but neither is exactly bug free. Popularity You have to admit that the opinions of others are a big sway in purchases. If all your friends drive Fords, it’s going to be tough to go with Chevy. In general its safe to say that Serato is very popular in the US and Traktor has a solid hold on the market in Europe. These generalizations aside both groups are making in-roads into their competitions territory. Based on search volume, interest in Traktor in picking up in the US and is now almost equal to search traffic for Serato: Popularity will have a big effect on your experience with a system. Serato, for example, is ubiquitous in almost all nightclubs in the US. Walk up with your laptop and headphones, plug into the pre-installed Serato box and you are ready to go- no fumbling with cables or awkward switchovers. This is a big incentive for DJs that want convenience. If Traktor manages to re-engineer the TTM-57SL and make it a Traktor approved sound card they could eliminate that problem in one quick move but that’s not likely to happen any time soon. BUILT IN FX With Traktor totally dominating this space for so long, Serato finally sucked it up and added effects to their software. To make up for the midi-mapping situation they even threw in a nice nod to this site and controllerism by adding super knobs to the interface. Customize and control multiple effect parameters with one single knob- way cool. Interface features aside though, the effects themselves still leave a fair amount to be desired. The usual suspects, delay, filter, and beat crush are all their but its going to take a while to perfect the sounds and get everything working really well. NI has been engineering stellar FX in Reaktor for many years so this is one space that they excel in. While the FX are harder to use right out of the box thanks to their legacy effects interface- the actual sounds and potential of the effects in Traktor are definitely the best on the market. With contributions from people like Tim Exile and their Reaktor team expect more mind bending effects combos in the future that will sonically re-arrange any tune instantly. MULTIPLE DECKS Traditionally a 2-deck software, Serato recently announced the addition of 2 more decks to their software. To access these decks, however you must purchase the associated hardware (the standard SL1 box will not work with more than 2 decks). For 3 decks, you will need the new SL3 box and to get all 4 you need to purchase the $2500 Rane 68 mixer. Having 4 decks is one thing. Actually using them all is another problem entirely. Serato still does not offer any real automatic beat matching or beat grids, which means you have to keep all 4 pieces of music in time manually- quite the task indeed. The new Ableton bridge implementation may solve this problem to a degree. In theory, running an Ableton session in a deck would allow you to keep multiple loops running in the background without worrying about train wrecks. Traktor has had 4 decks for several years and thanks to their internal mixing paradigm- you can use all 4 without the need to extensive external mixing hardware. Traktor’s real strength however is in their beat gridding and automatic beat matching system, which can very effectively keep multiple pieces of music in time for you. While some may call this cheating- we think its just common sense. Manually beat-matching multiple loops live is dangerous, time-consuming and does nothing for the crowd. I would prefer the piece of mind and extra time to do other more enjoyable activities. For those that want to keep it real without the danger- You can also go half and half by manually beat matching 2 songs and then keeping the extra 2 decks locked to one of those 2 tracks automatically. FEATURES Instead of a full blow by blow feature comparison. Here are a few of the more important points of differentiation. Sound Quality Sound Quality is a very subjective beast, so I am going to stay clear of making any pronouncements and just let you know what I have heard from other professional Djs. The SL1 was notoriously “crunchy” and many Djs that did side by side sound comparisons with Traktor’s audio 8 said that the NI hardware outperformed Rane’s audio interface. The new Sl3 interface with its higher sample rates seems to have vastly improved the sound quality but some Dj’s still swear that Traktor “sounds” better. This is hard to quantify, but we can tell you that the audio 8 and audio 4 are slightly louder than the scratch live interfaces. A note from our favorite benefactor ” Dr. Reality Check“ Kids- With regards to sound quality- you need to keep in mind that your deaf- they are drunk and the sound system is in mono and distorted. In this kind of environment subjective listening tests go out the window. BOTTOM LINE Both systems have their strengths and weakness so it’s better to pick a platform that’s a good fit for your needs. Traktor now makes a tool that converts Serato libraries into their format making it easier to try both, and I would not be surprised if Serato soon does the same. For electronic music djs that want access to multiple decks and a flexible auto sync system across multiple decks- Traktor is going to be hard to beat. For the 2-deck party DJ that wants simplicity and ease of use – its clear why Serato remains the popular option with hip-hop and party DJs in the United States. For controllists, the field is starting to get slightly more level but Traktor’s effects and midi implementation is still in the lead. At the end of they day, we don’t care what you use to play music- as long as the dance floor is rocking. written by Ean Golden edited by skank
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    yizzle

    iMPC

    Akai has release iMPC for iPhone – a new app that promises to “turn your iPhone into an MPC.” Here’s what they have to say about it: "Turn your iPhone into an MPC. With more than 1,200 samples, 50 editable programs, 80 editable sequences, and iconic MPC workflow, iMPC is the first app to bring the look and feel of the classic Akai Pro MPC to your iPhone. iMPC includes everything you need to create a beat quickly and easily, including built-in effects, plus the ability to create new sequences and record and overdub beats." Time correction from 1/8 note to 1/32T with variable swing, and Note Repeat from 1/8 note to 1/32T with latch control are also built in. The app’s built-in sampler can record samples three different ways: using the mic on the iPhone, using the line input on the iPhone, or using the multi-touch turntable interface in iMPC to record samples directly from iTunes or other music libraries. Features: - More than 1,200 samples, 50 editable programs, and 80 editable sequences - Exclusive iMPC sound set and classic Akai Professional sound library - Sample from iPhone mic, line-in, or music library using multi-touch turntable interface - Exciting “3D Perform” controls — use your iPhone’s motion sensors to control parameters! - Export tracks to MPC Software for use with MPC Renaissance and MPC Studio - In-app SoundCloud community, powered by CloudSeeder - Share on SoundCloud, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, or export to your computer - 16 Levels mode: 16 levels of attack, velocity, length, and tuning - Note Variation slider: adjust attack, velocity, length, and tuning as you play - Trim and categorize samples, undo takes and erase samples - Create new sequences, record and overdub beats - Live Sequence queuing for real-time performance and playback - Simple drag and drop program creation - Built-in effects: delay, bit crusher, master compressor/limiter - Time correct: 1/8 note – 1/32T with variable swing - Note Repeat: 1/8 note – 1/32T timing, with latch - AudioCopy beats and sequences to compatible apps - AudioPaste samples from compatible apps iMPC is available from the App Store - iPhone is $2.99 - iPad is $7.49 Source: synthtopia.com
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    russell

    iMPC

    would be good for thrashin out ideas on a plane journey or whatever.
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    Mitch

    iMPC

    Native instruments have a very similar iMaschine app that integrates with the maschine desktop software. Possibly useful for smashing out an idea quickly in your head, then importing it to the desktop software when you're back at the computer next.
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    Tomy

    DJ Mixer DJ Mixing Software

    isn't this some form of false advertising? who said it was the best? so many questions so little care.
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    tubby

    DJ Mixer DJ Mixing Software

    Put me down for 2
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    ill_spector

    DJ Mixer DJ Mixing Software

    cool story bro!
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    CBG

    DJ Mixer DJ Mixing Software

    dont make me laugh
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    Skank

    Tractor Scratch Vs Serato Scratch

    see if i could of found somthing with this info before i bought serato i MAY of purchased traktor but im still an avid supporter of ssl
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    Buck_Choi

    Tractor Scratch Vs Serato Scratch

    good read :] i went for traktorr!R! audio 8!!
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    Scottie

    Hello everyone

    sup
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    Mitch

    Ableton Live Enhancement Suite

    Anyone used this? https://enhancementsuite.me/
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    New features seem nice, but price just to get cloud sync is expensive.
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    Mitch

    Ableton Live Enhancement Suite

    Haven’t tried it yet, but saw it mentioned online elsewhere and definitely looks interesting. Not sure how stable it is - I’ll do a bit more investigating.
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    LabRat

    Tractor Scratch Vs Serato Scratch

    I thought this argument was reignited and was just about to wonder why until I saw the date. Time's have changed mate
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    LabRat

    Ableton Live Enhancement Suite

    Looks interesting. Anything that can help speed up workflow is obviously for the better. Have you giving this a go @Mitch?
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    eggssell

    iMPC

    not bad for $3 or $7.50 for what seems like a fully functional mpc id still prefer my tank at home, but i could see this eliminating the need for the smaller portable one
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    Tomy

    DJ Mixer DJ Mixing Software

    p.s. sorry for being bitchy if your a legit new user. i'm tired and cranky 95% of the time.
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    kowtall

    DJ Mixer DJ Mixing Software

    I have the Best DJ Mixer DJ Mixing Software recommend for everyone.It can run on Mac OS X and Windows.
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    DjDennis

    trainspotter

    ??????
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