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Re: Deals On Gear and Software

Postby jast » Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:03 am

Before anyone looks too deeply into the free Pro Tools, these are the most important limitations:

- maximum 4 input channels
- maximum 16 tracks/instruments
- no local saving of projects, only cloud saving, limited to 1 GB
- no revision history
- no track commit/bounce (freeze is supported)
- no input monitoring
- Friendly reminder: Pro Tools does not support VST plugins!
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Re: Deals On Gear and Software

Postby fluffy » Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:51 pm

“But other than that it’s pretty great”
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Re: Deals On Gear and Software

Postby Lunkhead » Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:00 am

Today's deal is the Saucy Box overdrive pedal for $69, down from $130!

https://www.musiciansfriend.com/stupid

They had this same deal a couple months back and I bought the pedal and I think it sounds awesome in general and it sounds especially awesome at that price. I've been using this on my guitar tracks on the last 5-10 BSS songs and loving it. With this PLUS my Rat pedal I get some searing face melting lead tones (which I've also used in BSS songs lately).
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Re: Deals On Gear and Software

Postby ujnhunter » Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:00 am

I was sucked into the sauce yesterday... hope it's as groovy as everyone says it is... I had also grabbed the Supro Fuzz a few days earlier as well... waiting for them to arrive so that I can stack them.
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Re: Deals On Gear and Software

Postby Pigfarmer Jr » Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:43 pm

I saw this review and was gonna check it out when I got home but by that time it was past bedtime and I was sleepy tired and.... well, I missed it. I do like a good overdrive, though.
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Re: Deals On Gear and Software

Postby Lunkhead » Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:22 pm

ujnhunter wrote:I was sucked into the sauce yesterday... hope it's as groovy as everyone says it is... I had also grabbed the Supro Fuzz a few days earlier as well... waiting for them to arrive so that I can stack them.



Ooh. I almost ordered that Supro Fuzz. I bet that's going to be a really hot pairing. I'd love to hear some demos of the two stacked when you get that set up.
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Re: Deals On Gear and Software

Postby Lunkhead » Mon Nov 26, 2018 11:10 am

There have been and still are a lot of very tempting software deals out there this weekend. Arturia is offering their "V Collection 6" software keyboard library for 50% off, $249 instead of $499. I feel my hand reaching for my wallet .... aaarrggggh:

https://www.arturia.com/v-collection/details
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Re: Deals On Gear and Software

Postby fluffy » Mon Nov 26, 2018 11:14 am

Oops I posted this to the wrong thread originally but Native Instruments is still having their extended Thanksgiving sale. 50% off pretty much every individual plugin. (Unfortunately this doesn't include KOMPLETE this year like it did last year.)

https://www.native-instruments.com/en/p ... ving-2018/

I picked up both Session Guitarists and Session Strings Pro 2, and they're really good upgrades from the versions included in KOMPLETE 11. I played with them all a bunch on my stream last night: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/340873415
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Postby ken » Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:13 pm

If anyone still needs a DAW, Harrison Mixbus is on sale for $40.

https://harrisonconsoles.lpages.co/mixbus-v5-tame
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Re: Deals On Gear and Software

Postby Lunkhead » Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:54 pm

I wound up buying the Artura V Collection... bye bye $249 hello awesome soft synths!
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Re: Deals On Gear and Software

Postby ken » Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:28 am

Amazon has Audio Technica ATH-50X headphones on sale for $103 today, usually $150, as well as a bunch of other gear.

https://www.amazon.com/apb/page/ref=gbp ... 166QBSA9FA
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Re: Deals On Gear and Software

Postby ken » Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:19 pm

Not quite gear, but Sticker Mule is having a promotion for 10 die cut stickers for $1! Make em, collect em, trade em, bring them to Song Fight Live...

https://www.stickermule.com/p/640b6ab4? ... Ws6d1-cuLE
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Re: Deals On Gear and Software

Postby ujnhunter » Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:32 am

Lunkhead wrote:
ujnhunter wrote:I was sucked into the sauce yesterday... hope it's as groovy as everyone says it is... I had also grabbed the Supro Fuzz a few days earlier as well... waiting for them to arrive so that I can stack them.



Ooh. I almost ordered that Supro Fuzz. I bet that's going to be a really hot pairing. I'd love to hear some demos of the two stacked when you get that set up.


I'll see what I can do in the coming week or so... I might have some time to do that. I'm not a very good guitar player... but sound wise should be able to give you an idea of how they sound. I'm unsure of how I feel about the Supro Fuzz (or my EHX Germanium Fuzz for that matter) and I might just not be a "Fuzz guy"... I really love my Mooer Black Secret "Rat" clone... so maybe I'm a distortion guy and not a fuzz guy... that said the Supro Fuzz with the Sauce Box sounds better to me through my little Mesa Clone's clean channel than the Mesa's own Dirty channel playing Metallica riffs... so... I don't know. I love just playing with different pedal combos to see what happens. Hopefully I can get you a little demo soon.
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Re: Deals On Gear and Software

Postby Pigfarmer Jr » Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:37 am

Free thingy (lite synth thingy) if you subscribe to something or other....

https://pedals.thedelimagazine.com/free ... 3-SjHmewtM
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Re: Deals On Gear and Software

Postby Lunkhead » Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:36 am

Lunkhead wrote:I wound up buying the Artura V Collection... bye bye $249 hello awesome soft synths!


I just played with these for the first time last night and immediately had a lot of fun with it and made something I think is cool! So far I've only tried the Farfisa, Jupiter 8, and Minimoog, but they all sounded amazing, AND they all have a TON of presets to explore too. The 50% off deal is still going, if you want a big pile of synths and keys with a ton of configuration options and effects and presets, and you've got $250, I'd highly recommend it.

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