Which Software is Better?

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esselfortium
KVRer
29 posts since 28 Jul, 2015

Post Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:27 pm

I love this endless goalpost-shifting. Anyway, your choice of DAW is not why you're not making money on music.

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BONES
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7956 posts since 14 Jun, 2001 from Somewhere else, on principle

Re: Which Software is Better?

Post Wed Apr 03, 2019 6:38 pm

I'm sorry but can you point out how/where because I'm not seeing it. And of course our choice of host application has no bearing on our ability to make money, we're not interested in making money from music. I'm not suggesting we wouldn't be happy if we were but it's not why we do it in any measure. Yes, occasionally we make concessions to our label, an extra chorus or a shorter edit or whatever, but that's about getting it out there to more people. Given the current royalty rates from tings like Spotify, I doubt anyone is making money any more unless they can sell tens of thousands of CDs (and all the digital sales that go with that). The rest of us are just doing what we love for the sake of it.
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scpstu
KVRer
17 posts since 4 Apr, 2019

Re: Which Software is Better?

Post Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:22 am

Theres no "best" DAW. It's finding the one that fits best with your production style or what you like personally. Different strokes for different folks. For example, someone might love the reverb plugins in Logic vs. FL or the other way around. Doesn't make either one better or worse, its just a personal preference.

quickfingers100
KVRer
15 posts since 18 Feb, 2019

Re: Which Software is Better?

Post Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:42 pm

Whatever works for you. I started with FL Studio......I couldn't get my head around it. Moved to Cubase, never looked back. I learnt many moons ago on Logic 3 or something! Definitely personal preference.

rob_lee
KVRAF
7515 posts since 16 Oct, 2006 from North East UK

Re: Which Software is Better?

Post Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:48 pm

rhysaudio wrote:
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:57 pm
Unfortunately you really do need to try them for yourself.
Take note of This!

Personally I use Logic X but I wish I'd never sold Live 9 Suite as it worked out best for me, was gonna buy Bitwig but again... looks great but this upgrade stuff every year put me off..

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Deep Purple
KVRian
1108 posts since 9 Jan, 2015 from NY, NY

Re: Which Software is Better?

Post Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:58 pm

Reason is definitely a good choice if you want to learn how modular synthesizers work, and how you chain devices together using gate and CV signals.
Sweet child in time...

rackerg4
KVRer
11 posts since 21 Mar, 2019

Re: Which Software is Better?

Post Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:30 am

Are certain DAW's really better depending on the genre you're aiming to produce?

chk071
KVRAF
19880 posts since 11 Apr, 2010 from Germany

Re: Which Software is Better?

Post Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:35 am

Let's not stray too far from the topic. The OP asks a question, and demands an answer. So, what is better, FL Studio or Reason? I say, Studio One 4 Pro.

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ATS
KVRAF
6397 posts since 21 Dec, 2002 from MD USA

Re: Which Software is Better?

Post Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:37 am

AnX wrote:
Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:08 am
assuming you are under 18, like all fl/reason users, your best bet is to grow the f**k up and use a real host.
There is a lot of truly great music made with FL Studio.
my music: http://www.alexcooperusa.com
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls ~ Pablo Picasso

jbehrmusic
KVRist
30 posts since 26 Mar, 2019

Re: Which Software is Better?

Post Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:13 am

flatorange6690 wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:55 pm
Reason or Fl Studio?
I've used both, but eventually transitioned into Ableton Live.

When I first started, I tried out FL Studio and Reason, and even used Reason re-wired into Ableton. I really love the drum sequencer within Reason called re-drum, as it is very simple and straight forward to get some ideas down fast. As of now, I use Maschine as a VST within Ableton Live, and love it. Ableton seems to be more intuitive and easier to use IMO, but if I had to choose between Reason or FL Studio, I'd go with Reason.

NeoKortex88
KVRist
126 posts since 3 Dec, 2018

Re: Which Software is Better?

Post Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:33 pm

ATS wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:37 am
AnX wrote:
Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:08 am
assuming you are under 18, like all fl/reason users, your best bet is to grow the f**k up and use a real host.
There is a lot of truly great music made with FL Studio.
Avicii used FL

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Distorted Horizon
KVRAF
1947 posts since 17 Jan, 2017 from Planet of cats

Re: Which Software is Better?

Post Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:17 pm

rob_lee wrote:
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:48 pm
Bitwig but again... looks great but this upgrade stuff every year put me off..
You don't have to buy it every year.. I just upgraded from 1.3 two months ago. Just wait for 5 years without updating if you feel like it, and when some cool feature shows up...

AnX
KVRAF
4380 posts since 17 Nov, 2015

Re: Which Software is Better?

Post Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:46 pm

NeoKortex88 wrote:
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:33 pm
ATS wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:37 am
AnX wrote:
Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:08 am
assuming you are under 18, like all fl/reason users, your best bet is to grow the f**k up and use a real host.
There is a lot of truly great music made with FL Studio.
Avicii used FL
nuff said....

haikalle
KVRer
9 posts since 20 Dec, 2018

Re: Which Software is Better?

Post Thu May 02, 2019 9:52 pm

Studio one is my favourite.

colonel_mustard
KVRist
57 posts since 24 Apr, 2019

Re: Which Software is Better?

Post Thu May 02, 2019 11:47 pm

For a phone-friendly workflow, be aware of Ableton Live Set export:
https://www.ableton.com/en/live/compare ... d-ios-apps

Any app with the option will give you a free ‘live lite’ license to try it out, if you go through the motions of exporting as an Ableton set and type in your email.

Maybe watch ‘getting started’ videos on a few of the big DAWs if you have time. Try them all, and follow your gut. The boards will never agree. What’s your favourite record? Who’s your favourite Beatle? Nobody can tell you.

I flip flop between Reason and Ableton, personally.

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