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by rrichard63
Sun Feb 18, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Vocal volume 2
Replies: 16
Views: 2822

Re: Vocal volume 2

Two questions: (1) what is the distance between microphone and sound source? (2) where are you setting the input level control on your interface?
by rrichard63
Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Mixcraft Suggestions!
Replies: 1400
Views: 318170

Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

jddrock wrote: ... I also play live keys a lot in different venues. I'd like to see the next version of Mixcraft have more features tailored for those who are using MC live. ...
Why is a DAW (Mixcraft or any other) better for this than Topten Cantabile, Deskew Gig Performer, or Akai VIP 3?
by rrichard63
Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Headphones
Replies: 6
Views: 2200

Re: Headphones

Open back for mixing. Closed back for performers while recording, to reduce bleed into their microphones, and also to reduce distractions while performing. In that situation, these factors outweigh the better fidelity of open back.
by rrichard63
Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Recording DI and mic amp
Replies: 4
Views: 1273

Re: Recording DI and mic amp

Have you checked preferences in the recording section for "Allow Duplicate Recording Inputs" which will allow any number of tracks to be armed; the default is "Do Not Allow Duplicate Recording Inputs". Then you can select which channel you want to record on in each track. If I understand correctly,...
by rrichard63
Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Mixcraft 5 not detecting PC system audio
Replies: 2
Views: 756

Re: Mixcraft 5 not detecting PC system audio

Control panel --> Devices --> Sound Settings [under "Related settings"] --> Recording. In the list of recording devices, select the "Stereo Mix" device and click on Properties. Change Device Usage to "Use this device (enable)". If Mixcraft is running you might have to restart it. The "Stereo Mix" de...
by rrichard63
Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Recording DI and mic amp
Replies: 4
Views: 1273

Re: Recording DI and mic amp

... When I use arm to record, it will only let me arm one track at a time and both inputs are recording on same Chanel track. ... Unless there is something odd about the Presonus hardware (which I doubt), I don't think this is true. I'm not having any trouble arming multiple audio tracks at the sam...
by rrichard63
Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Mixcraft Suggestions!
Replies: 1400
Views: 318170

Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

... Why do you want to record the output of the MIDI notes? Greg Three examples to start off with: (1) I like the effects I can create using CableGuys MIDI Shaper. There's a whole thread on this one: http://forums.acoustica.com/bbs/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=22357 There are other plugins that raise the sa...
by rrichard63
Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Using guitar to play virtual instruments
Replies: 13
Views: 5162

Re: Using guitar to play virtual instruments

Pete Stobbs wrote:You could try this?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKfshxW-kr4
Same price as the Jam Origin software -- and this isn't affected by Mixcraft's limitation. It would be interesting to read/hear a comparison of the two approaches.
by rrichard63
Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Using guitar to play virtual instruments
Replies: 13
Views: 5162

Re: Using guitar to play virtual instruments

Using the Jam Origin software with Mixcraft is possible, but might be less convenient than with some other DAWs. Quoting from their website: https://www.jamorigin.com/docs/daw/ The very first thing to try is to use it in your DAW just like you would use any other audio effect (say a reverb or compre...
by rrichard63
Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: How do you create a chord progression with loops in Mixcraft?
Replies: 8
Views: 2583

Re: How do you create a chord progression with loops in Mixcraft?

The previous answers are right in general, but there might be specific loop libraries available that would help. Look for loop collections that have "chord" in the name and then read the descriptions carefully.

If you tell us what style/genre of music you produce, I might know of specific products.
by rrichard63
Mon Jan 22, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Getting the VOCALS LOUDER?
Replies: 12
Views: 2634

Re: Getting the VOCALS LOUDER?

In addition to what Mark Bliss said, this is one of several reasons why people use compression on vocal tracks. Especially if your drums and bass are already compressed (as they often are).
by rrichard63
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Perplexed still re final volume level
Replies: 22
Views: 5089

Re: Perplexed still re final volume level

I think there are two different (but related) issues here: (1) gain staging in general. This is a complicated subject. Maybe this discussion will help get you started: https://www.soundonsound.com/techniques/gain-staging-your-daw-software (2) A/B comparisons. Comparing Mixcraft's output to the outpu...
by rrichard63
Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Help! Standard sample rate worsened audio!
Replies: 5
Views: 1851

Re: Help! Standard sample rate worsened audio!

What happens when you lower the input level on the audio interface hardware? Also, what is the make and model of the interface? As far as I know, they don't have more headroom at higher sampling rates (I agree with aj113), but yours might be an exception.
by rrichard63
Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Problems saving wave files
Replies: 9
Views: 2233

Re: Problems saving wave files

Acoustica Greg wrote: ... The previous version of this plugin doesn't have the problem - it only happens in version 5.
Master Match is new in T-RackS 5. There is no previous version.
by rrichard63
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Mixcraft
Topic: Problems saving wave files
Replies: 9
Views: 2233

Re: Problems saving wave files

People have been having trouble with IK Multimedia Version 5 plugins in Mixcraft. These include Master Match. Can you reproduce your problem with a plugin from another developer? If not, then I would assume that this is something that has to wait for an update from IK Multimedia and/or Acoustica.