What's your bedside/couch setup?

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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

Post by slumberjack » Mon May 03, 2021 12:18 am

electricfence wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 7:47 pm
slumberjack wrote:
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I'm learning the Octatrack.
What do you feed it from the couch? Or are you using samples that you have already loaded? (My OT is almost always connected to something else, but I know that’s not how it has to be done.)
Huh it's fed with whole songs for the beginning ATM the OT has a MM for melodic stuff and a M:S for drums on the side and I'm preparing a live-set where I
try to remix the existing songs. setting up slices could be the next thing to to...

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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

Post by unexpectedbowtie » Mon May 03, 2021 4:23 am

OP-1 is the thing I use in most places, as it's so portable and capable.
The PO-33 is a great wee tool to create basic tracks on as well.
For the couch I use the Akai Force mostly.

Shameless plug for the first bits of music I wrote with the OP-1, to give an idea of what you can do with very little skill and even less experience -

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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

Post by lomma-kommun » Mon May 03, 2021 4:28 am

I bought a Digitone for this reason. And i'm happy with it cuz' in some weeks i got 14 new "ideas" tracks.
For me the digitone isnt enough to make a whole track. For some it could be. But it has been chalenging in a good way because now i got it hooked up to the rest of my system to make whole trax.

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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

Post by mmp » Mon May 03, 2021 6:35 am

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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

Post by Tajnost » Mon May 03, 2021 7:17 am

What a bunch of perverts!!! You sleep with the MACHINE?!
Tell, how many of you ever kissed a MACHINE?!
What's NEXT?!
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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

Post by electricfence » Mon May 03, 2021 8:24 am

slumberjack wrote:
Mon May 03, 2021 12:18 am
electricfence wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 7:47 pm
slumberjack wrote:
Tue Apr 27, 2021 8:32 am
I'm learning the Octatrack.
What do you feed it from the couch? Or are you using samples that you have already loaded? (My OT is almost always connected to something else, but I know that’s not how it has to be done.)
Huh it's fed with whole songs for the beginning ATM the OT has a MM for melodic stuff and a M:S for drums on the side and I'm preparing a live-set where I
try to remix the existing songs. setting up slices could be the next thing to to...
That sounds like a fun setup, thanks.

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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

Post by electricfence » Mon May 03, 2021 8:27 am

I'm considering something little like a Korg Kaossilator -- not so much for a couch/bedside setup, but in the event that I'm ever able to leave the house again. Has anyone here used one just for noodling around while untethered?

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Post by 22tape » Tue May 04, 2021 12:07 am

Preordered two of these for bedside, couch side, or mountain side with a spliff and a coffee :rastanana:



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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

Post by slumberjack » Tue May 04, 2021 3:23 am

electricfence wrote:
Mon May 03, 2021 8:24 am
slumberjack wrote:
Mon May 03, 2021 12:18 am
electricfence wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 7:47 pm
slumberjack wrote:
Tue Apr 27, 2021 8:32 am
I'm learning the Octatrack.
What do you feed it from the couch? Or are you using samples that you have already loaded? (My OT is almost always connected to something else, but I know that’s not how it has to be done.)
Huh it's fed with whole songs for the beginning ATM the OT has a MM for melodic stuff and a M:S for drums on the side and I'm preparing a live-set where I
try to remix the existing songs. setting up slices could be the next thing to to...
That sounds like a fun setup, thanks.
I'd like to add a row of modular (that I have prepared for live duties) with a Doepfer Darktime (which I own too) to add immediacy but I have to check first if that is going to fit into my suitecase and a backpack :) but then the table beside the couch is crowded. After I'm going to be used to the setup I think I could play with the OT more in depth on it's own when the other machines are back in the studio. An then, beside the couch there is a turntable setup to get used to sampling techniques on the machine. :)

Sounds like years of couch galore to me!

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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

Post by electricfence » Tue May 04, 2021 7:15 am

slumberjack wrote:
Tue May 04, 2021 3:23 am
electricfence wrote:
Mon May 03, 2021 8:24 am
slumberjack wrote:
Mon May 03, 2021 12:18 am
electricfence wrote:
Sun May 02, 2021 7:47 pm
slumberjack wrote:
Tue Apr 27, 2021 8:32 am
I'm learning the Octatrack.
What do you feed it from the couch? Or are you using samples that you have already loaded? (My OT is almost always connected to something else, but I know that’s not how it has to be done.)
Huh it's fed with whole songs for the beginning ATM the OT has a MM for melodic stuff and a M:S for drums on the side and I'm preparing a live-set where I
try to remix the existing songs. setting up slices could be the next thing to to...
That sounds like a fun setup, thanks.
I'd like to add a row of modular (that I have prepared for live duties) with a Doepfer Darktime (which I own too) to add immediacy but I have to check first if that is going to fit into my suitecase and a backpack :) but then the table beside the couch is crowded. After I'm going to be used to the setup I think I could play with the OT more in depth on it's own when the other machines are back in the studio. An then, beside the couch there is a turntable setup to get used to sampling techniques on the machine. :)

Sounds like years of couch galore to me!
Yeah. You may want to get a fold-out couch so you can sleep on it, too.

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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

Post by chaocrator » Tue May 04, 2021 10:42 am

Circuit Tracks.
it does not have screen, so i can operate it without glasses/lenses.
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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

Post by slumberjack » Tue May 04, 2021 5:00 pm

electricfence wrote:
Tue May 04, 2021 7:15 am
Yeah. You may want to get a fold-out couch so you can sleep on it, too.
It's big enough already! Because the table is filled with gear my laptop does not find space on it to watch YT for sleeping (sic).

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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

Post by Voct » Tue May 04, 2021 5:56 pm

Norns, sometimes with grid.

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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

Post by Benjaymun » Tue May 04, 2021 6:24 pm

Benjaymun wrote:
Mon Apr 26, 2021 1:52 am
Jazzman wrote:
Mon Mar 15, 2021 3:05 pm
I just read the gear manuals. Try reading the two for a Korg Triton if you have trouble sleeping and soon zzzzzzs.
I relate to this; I read the Korg microSAMPLER manual. It's about 70 pages, must have read it twelve times by now. And when that gets old I read the Secrets of Dance Music Production, the Dance Music Manual or Music Theory for Electronic Producers. There's a lot of ideas in that tiny library.
I'd just like to add that I rate Dance Music Manual as quite superb with regard to music theory, and the Secrets of Dance Music Production is quite good for drum programming. Music Theory for Electronic Producers can get a bit befuddled, particularly regarding the Circle of Fifths. It seems difficult to teach music theory clearly.

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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

Post by synthguru » Tue May 04, 2021 6:43 pm

Nintendo 3DS with Korg DS10 program

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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

Post by borg029un03 » Wed May 05, 2021 3:03 am

Most of the Time it's the Force, but sometimes the Rytm.
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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

Post by Benjaymun » Thu Jun 10, 2021 2:12 am

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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

Post by Katherine Alicia » Thu Jun 10, 2021 2:41 am

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Post by Grumble » Thu Jun 10, 2021 2:44 am

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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

Post by Gringo Starr » Thu Jun 10, 2021 2:58 am

A 12 string acoustic and an alternate tuned six string acoustic is within reach of my bed ready for me when I wake up. Usually I’m laying there strumming before my eyes are opened. Sometimes I come up with good ideas in this half-asleep state. And sometimes not. Strangely it seems to be influenced by whether or not I remember to take out my mouth-guard prior to playing.
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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

Post by Val » Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:45 am

iPad !
Can use nice music apps or read HW's manuals
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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

Post by merlatte » Thu Jun 10, 2021 12:16 pm

Monome Norns/Grid/Arc, Ciat-Lonbarde Tetrax, and Flower Electronics JH/LBB. All battery powered.

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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

Post by Benjaymun » Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:45 pm

Katherine Alicia wrote:
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said the guy with the tiny dick 8-)
My apologies to Katherine Alicia and any other females who might have taken offence to my arguably sexist Monty Python quote.

I should probably have known better, and have removed it. :foul:

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Re: What's your bedside/couch setup?

Post by SingIt » Thu Jun 10, 2021 9:12 pm

Iphone or ipad and a pocket operator KO.

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