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Are all these complicated audio programs just a waste of time for somebody like me?
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  I have been (trying) to play acoustic for over 30 years although I only got serious about it approx 3 years ago,I have started to try and build a home studio even though I only recently begun…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kirk Mathew Gatzka Jul 23, 2012.

Cubase LE AI6
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Hi folk’sThis is my 1st post so please be gentle he he , I am 50 I have been playing acoustic off and on since I was 20 and I am still battling with it, I presently have a freshman Apollo 2.0,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by john a clark Jul 18, 2012.

 

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Kirk Mathew Gatzka left a comment for john a clark
"John, I like your photo! Glad to be on your friend list. I'm looking forward to you posting some of your work when you get to that point. Play on! Kirk"
Jul 24, 2012
john a clark left a comment for Kirk Mathew Gatzka
"Thanks for the friend request and the advice Kirk, I will keep plugging on and hopefully I will get there in the end and maybe end up with some decent songs like yours."
Jul 24, 2012
Kirk Mathew Gatzka replied to john a clark's discussion Are all these complicated audio programs just a waste of time for somebody like me?
"John, Thanks for the vote of confidence! I have been writing songs since learning my first few chords! That was when I was 13 years old! I am an improviser and have a hard time duplicating any leads I play, so a good musician I am not, just average…"
Jul 23, 2012
john a clark replied to john a clark's discussion Are all these complicated audio programs just a waste of time for somebody like me?
" Hi Kirk             I like your stuff, wow you got loads of good songs it really puts my measly half a dozen tunes in perspectiveI guess I am being a bit lazy when there are less…"
Jul 23, 2012
Kirk Mathew Gatzka replied to john a clark's discussion Are all these complicated audio programs just a waste of time for somebody like me?
"John, I use a simple Open Source program called Audacity for my recording. I have a simple Line 6 Toneport UX1 on my Win XP PC and a Shure PG58 Mic that plugs into it. I use my Seagull S12 Cedar 12-string with a Seymour Duncan Woody sound hole…"
Jul 22, 2012
john a clark replied to john a clark's discussion Are all these complicated audio programs just a waste of time for somebody like me?
"No I have not got any aspirations to play professionally however I do like my own songs, they are sounding a lot better already and I still have some more stuff to come this week, it’s also made me change my mind about getting a decent Guitar…"
Jul 22, 2012
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Jul 22, 2012
Ship of fools replied to john a clark's discussion Are all these complicated audio programs just a waste of time for somebody like me?
"Sorry but aren't you the one thats making it complicated. I think you need to ask yourself why are you putting yourself through this and what you hope to achieve with it. Are you recording for prosperity or just for the fun of it and I have to…"
Jul 22, 2012
john a clark posted a discussion

Are all these complicated audio programs just a waste of time for somebody like me?

  I have been (trying) to play acoustic for over 30 years although I only got serious about it approx 3 years ago,I have started to try and build a home studio even though I only recently begun trying out amplification,it has been a very stiff learning curve for me but what I have discovered already is that I am not a bad guitar player and my songs aren’t to bad either however just to get things into perspective,my guitar playing will always be ok as will be my song writing capability (well at…See More
Jul 21, 2012
john a clark replied to john a clark's discussion Cubase LE AI6
" Hi Byron                     Just a footnote I uninstalled Cubase and booted the installation CD out the door and (I really mean literally),…"
Jul 18, 2012
Byron Hitchens replied to john a clark's discussion Cubase LE AI6
"Hey John, As far as old troglodytes go I think I am further up the line than you are.  So finding the right DAW and then using it has been interesting to say the least.  The Reaper support and manuals along with their forum has been…"
Jul 18, 2012
john a clark replied to john a clark's discussion Cubase LE AI6
"Thanks’  for the reply Byron, like I said I filled in their support forms 4 times about this and I never got a reply, I did a quick search on Google, Cubase v Reaper and a common theme in various forums seems to be the complete lack of…"
Jul 18, 2012
Byron Hitchens replied to john a clark's discussion Cubase LE AI6
"I had to buy a dongle (key) for the use in my computer. Had the Cubase Essential 5 and Cubase LE5 and both required the dongle. Perhaps you should check with their support and see if same is necessary."
Jul 17, 2012
john a clark posted a discussion

Cubase LE AI6

Hi folk’sThis is my 1st post so please be gentle he he , I am 50 I have been playing acoustic off and on since I was 20 and I am still battling with it, I presently have a freshman Apollo 2.0, however I am currently looking at a the Martin D1 which I can afford by October.I am not at all techi and I hate computer’s but despite these two important fact’s I decided recently to try amplification, I bought a fishman  PROREP 101 single coil pick up, a Zoom A2.1u  and a small practise amp, the Zoom…See More
Jul 16, 2012
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Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Amateur or recreational musician
How many years have you been playing guitar?
More than 30 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
freshman Apollo 2.0
What type of music do you like to play?
Classical,pop,blues, my own
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At 12:09pm on July 24, 2012, Kirk Mathew Gatzka said…

John,

I like your photo! Glad to be on your friend list. I'm looking forward to you posting some of your work when you get to that point. Play on!

Kirk

 
 
 

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