FL Studio Beginners Guide -Starting Up

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FL Studio Beginners Guide -Starting Up

Post by Dj bennie D » Sat Dec 08, 2007 5:57 am

http://forum.bandamp.com/Lessons/29664.html

Just thought i'll start a thread for all new Fl users in forum basicly showing how to use the program,be good if other users could help each other out with certain techniques :)

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Re: FL Studio Beginners Guide -Starting Up

Post by DJ ABO » Sat Dec 08, 2007 3:56 pm

NICE! :-)

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Re: FL Studio Beginners Guide -Starting Up

Post by Soundbwoy » Sat Dec 08, 2007 10:32 pm

Im still a proud fl studio user, ive worked out most things now although it did help buying the guide to fl studio aswell ;)
One thing that jars me is having to put a break edit on a different line, ie if i done a load of amen edits id need to use however lines in the playist to cover them or do it in one big lump which isnt very versatile. I end up having like 50-60 lines in the playlist on the go in a tune at times lol
Other than that i can't really fault it, i'd like to be able to automate the timestretch but thats all the bad points i can think of. I've managed to emulate whatever sound ive heard and wanted to recreate (apart from automating the timestretch cause ya cant as of yet) so if anyone wants a hand i'm always happy to offer some tips or a guide to help the cause.

Biggups fl brothers......

The midi options seem quite cool so far too so i may not have to change when i build my studio up bigger fingers crossed

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Re: FL Studio Beginners Guide -Starting Up

Post by Dj bennie D » Sat Dec 08, 2007 10:38 pm

The way i do it is by cloning the pattern line then adjusting the flow of the break,but i found a good vst on there 'directwave' been playing with breaks on there for key change style :)

If anyone wants help or just a good old chat bout FL feel free to add me to msn benn1e_d@msn.com ;)

Gonna do some video tips aswell :)
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Re: FL Studio Beginners Guide -Starting Up

Post by Soundbwoy » Sat Dec 08, 2007 10:41 pm

Dj Bennie D wrote:The way i do it is by cloning the pattern line then adjusting the flow of the break,but i found a good vst on there 'directwave' been playing with breaks on there for key change style :)

If anyone wants help or just a good old chat bout FL feel free to add me to msn benn1e_d@msn.com ;)

Yeh youre still adding another line to the playlist though innit. Just me being fussy i spose, i normally rex all my breaks and arrange em how i like on different lines

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Re: FL Studio Beginners Guide -Starting Up

Post by Dj bennie D » Sat Dec 08, 2007 10:48 pm

how bout using the Dblue clitch vst am sure u can automate timestretch on that :-k

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Re: FL Studio Beginners Guide -Starting Up

Post by Soundbwoy » Sun Dec 09, 2007 10:53 am

Dj Bennie D wrote:how bout using the Dblue clitch vst am sure u can automate timestretch on that :-k
That does sound cool, i find that i can spot it in ANY tune though LOL Don't you? It really puts me off a tune if i spot the old glitch vst in there.

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Re: FL Studio Beginners Guide -Starting Up

Post by Dj bennie D » Sun Dec 09, 2007 4:42 pm

LOL i used to use it for amens just to variate the flow but it kept of leaking when the pattern finished to went to a breakdown,Must be a way to automate timestretch tho.Did you have a tinker at the 'offset' knob i was on about in that drum pattern thread?

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Re: FL Studio Beginners Guide -Starting Up

Post by aike » Tue Dec 11, 2007 1:52 pm

try this http://dblue.illformed.org/?dir=vst

it's just the timestretchy bit seperate so you should be able to automate it.

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Re: FL Studio Beginners Guide -Starting Up

Post by Soundbwoy » Tue Dec 11, 2007 5:02 pm

aike wrote:try this http://dblue.illformed.org/?dir=vst

it's just the timestretchy bit seperate so you should be able to automate it.

hmmmmmmmmm sounds interesting Aikey boy, thanks mate. Hopefully this is what i want, ive got some proper mangling ideas in my head that would need automating, i tried doing it by hand but it just wasnt happening lol

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Re: FL Studio Beginners Guide -Starting Up

Post by soopaslooth » Thu Dec 27, 2007 12:44 am

Looks like the guy that made the VST is into his oldskool :lol:

http://dblue.illformed.org/?dir=audio/oldskoolmix

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Re: FL Studio Beginners Guide -Starting Up

Post by lien » Wed Jan 30, 2008 12:04 pm

Can anyone hook me up with a newer version? Running a legal (yes I brought mine :p) Version of 5. Want to see if the new version is much of an upgrade before I buy it... D/L'ed version you can save shite :(

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Re: FL Studio Beginners Guide -Starting Up

Post by blade187 » Wed Jan 30, 2008 12:27 pm

Lien wrote:Can anyone hook me up with a newer version? Running a legal (yes I brought mine :p) Version of 5. Want to see if the new version is much of an upgrade before I buy it... D/L'ed version you can save shite :(
You don't need to buy it if you've already bought it as the upgrades are free for life. Just log on to your FL account and get the latest version (7) :)

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Re: FL Studio Beginners Guide -Starting Up

Post by stuartj » Wed Jan 30, 2008 1:05 pm

Looks like FL 8 isn't going to be far away either...

http://www.fruityloops.com/help/

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Re: FL Studio Beginners Guide -Starting Up

Post by lien » Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:45 pm

blade187 wrote:You don't need to buy it if you've already bought it as the upgrades are free for life. Just log on to your FL account and get the latest version (7) :)
Fucking hell never knew that... & they were quick to sort out my username & password too :)

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