Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Presonus Studio One: The Agony Continues

I probably should have done this sooner. When Acoustica released Mixcraft 6 it sucked but it's suckiness was nothing compared to other DAWs such as Cubase, Reaper, Pro Tools and Presonus Studio One. Even when Mixcraft 6 was unstable it was still far superior to the aforementioned DAWs based on workflow alone as well as its superior plug-ins and price point. At least Mixcraft had a lot of potential. Acoustica took it's lumps, kicked some geek ass and fixed Mixcraft 6 and called it Mixcraft 6.1. Acoustica seems to give a shit whereas Presonus seems to be an arrogant company run by a bunch of nasty and dishonest Christards.

Their online user forum sucks and they ban anyone who expresses any frustration. Even on the Reaper forum people try to offer help and while there is no help for Reaper, at least people try and are polite for the most part.

Studio One is an unnecessarily difficult DAW to learn and use. Navigation is a nightmare and it's GUI is so ugly and cluttered that it makes you want to vomit.  Geeks like shitty GUIs. They love Reaper which is as sucky as Studio One but less expensive.

Studio One Sucks but don't just take my word for it.

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Now to the Presonus online user forum.

ISSUE/BUG: Mixdown Song unreliable - cuts out parts of audio material at the start of the file
by Janko Kezar » Thu Jun 04, 2015 10:15 am

Studio One 2: record enable/arming button does not respond
by harry2 » Fri Jul 11, 2014 12:00 am

AudioBox I One problems
by timdelaney » Thu Nov 12, 2015 8:28 pm

Studio One 3 Projects Crashing
by srobinsfoe » Wed Nov 11, 2015 4:44 am

Yamaha DX27 not recognized as MIDI device
by Adria S. » Sat Dec 19, 2015 1:20 pm

Corrupt Song File
by Frank Delle » Wed Nov 11, 2015 11:26 am

What's wrong with my software?
by brettalpaugh » Sat Dec 19, 2015 3:52 pm

I can't hear my audio tracks?
by ryanpounce » Fri Dec 12, 2014 3:48 pm

Studio one freezes when transform to audio
by boof » Mon Dec 14, 2015 4:41 am

Recording stops after 8 measures.
by joeloduca » Sat Dec 05, 2015 3:29 pm

SV13 not seeing my Melodyne editor pluging
by hotjams » Fri Dec 04, 2015 4:18 pm

Can't record virtual instruments
by darkstarguitar » Wed Nov 11, 2015 10:57 am

Problems w/ Studio One/Audiobox USB
by chasesnyder » Mon Dec 07, 2015 3:47 pm

Korg Krome Editor VST plugin not working
by nigelr » Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:01 am

Snap to grid not working
by sergeykuptsov » Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:38 am

Studio one v2 (CD burn issue)
by Gary Moore » Sat Oct 04, 2014 1:24 pm

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Mixcraft Tutorials Are Great!

They are IMO the best tutorials out there and they are free. Scumbag DAWS like Presonus Studio One makes you buy tutorials and Reaper has its forum full of idiots and assholes who try to make you feel like an idiot because you don't understand something. The only thing you need to know about Reaper is that it sucks and it always will suck and the only thing you need to know about Presonus is that it sucks slightly less than Reaper.

Mixcraft 7 is a musician's and a producer's DAW in that it is easy to use, intuitive, and efficient. Acoustica gives a shit about its users now.

They currently have 47 well done, easy to understand tutorials on Youtube. If you are new to DAWs after you see their tutorials you won't feel intimidated. The best sales tool a DAW maker can have is a tutorial. It's like a virtual test drive. It will let you know if the DAW is for you.

Monday, August 31, 2015

Die Antwoord: Finally Some Good New Music

Generally electronica and dubstep suck but there are exceptions. Most rap and hip hop sucks too as does most of today's lame music regardless of the genre. Same old same old.

Corporate gangs in the music industry along with technology have ruined the music business and to a lesser degree the music.

Cutting edge is an overly used term but Die Antwoord really is cutting edge.

No one's buying music any more. It's like selling ice to Eskimos. - Ninja of Die Antwoord

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Music Sales Decline

RIAA has reported declining revenue in nine of the past 10 years, with album sales falling an average of 8% each year. Last decade was the first ever in which sales were lower going out than coming in. This is no surprise to anyone in the industry. Music sales are down and they continue declining.

Why have sales declined so rapidly?

Here's my list of reasons:

Corporate radio is a significant part of the problem. Yes music today sucks but when you do hear a decent song on the radio they don't tell you the name of the song or the artist. That's just fucking stupid!

Technology is a huge cause. Back when recorded music sales were high we listened to recorded music differently. We didn't have earbuds shoved in our ears, We owned home stereos and we played CDs, records and tapes and the radio. We shared music by having friends come to our homes and listen. For centuries music has been enjoyed by people in groups whether it was at Carnegie Hall, Madison Square Gardens, a local club, and outdoor show or in your living room with family and friends. Technology has changed that.

Technology has made it so it you want to hear a song or a concert you can see a lot of musical content on Youtube.

Related: A Detailed Explanation of the Decline of the Music Industry

Technology in the form of recording software and signal processing gear such as that dreadful auto-tune has made it so people with very little talent can produce quasi music and if that person has a big shapely fake ass and acts like a slut their music will sell.

Nicki Minaj, even her ass is fake.
Today's Music Sucks

Music today really isn't very good for a variety of reasons. Let's take today's modern country. All it really is is crappy rock & roll or crappy Southern rock with a drawl and cowboy hat. It is so fucking fake. There are a lot of good players today but few are good musicians with anything to say musically. Lot's of chops but no feel or reason to play the shit they play other than to impress. Anybody can play fast.

Music began to suck when the national drinking age changed. It used to be that budding musicians could cut their teeth in clubs and they could get instant feedback from their audiences and fans. When the drinking age went from 18 to 21 clubs lost a huge segment of their clientele.

Rap got big because it is easy to create but more than that it is cheap create. A record company can produce 10 rap albums for what it would cost to produce 1 band's album. This is not to say that there aren't talented but dealing with a rapper is probably less frustrating than dealing with a band of prima donnas, Rap and hip hop have a big audience now.

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