At 03:40 PM 1/6/99 +0100, you wrote: >I have to say that Acid is the perfect tool for drum & bass programming. >Maybe you haven't tried the key S to chop the loop in all the parts you >want... tha basis for the breakbeat ;) Yeah. I should definitely RTF online pdf file. I wish software would come with a printed manual like the old days... >I use Acid a lot but rarely whole loops going on and on. I think it's >pretty >boring in that way. BTW I mainly program my basic beats using other >programs >or my sampler. Then I arrange and edit in Acid. > >If I had to buy a prog for the next decade that would be Acid. It's really >great and flexible (no warez... I had it for testing...) for ALL the >musical >styles. > >PS It's really hard to have seriuos d&b tracks using a drum machine. Use >only Acid with the classic breakbeats you can find on the Net and you'll >have great results. Check >ftp://ftp.teklab.com/teklab/incoming/Freeform.mp3 >for a little example. A lot of this comes from Acid (plus A3000, VST, >Wavesurgeon, Waves plugins, SoundForge, Wavelab, etc.....) I'll definitely keep this in mind. That mp3 file sounds pretty cool.