Massive X Manual

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Mitch I.
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118 posts since 3 May, 2003 from Ohio, USA

Post Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:50 am

In the meantime, I bought the five-hour Massive X course from ADSR. Seems pretty good so far.

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Daru925
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256 posts since 20 Mar, 2015 from Nerima, Tokyo

Re: Massive X Manual

Post Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:58 am


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Biome_Digital
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731 posts since 9 Jan, 2014 from Worldwide

Re: Massive X Manual

Post Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:08 am

recursive one wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:35 am
pixel85 wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:57 am

It's a deep fake video. You can't make music with MX without manual and with all that aliasing.
Sure it is. I would rather believe that Americans have actually landed the moon than that someone can play any music with Massive X without the manual.
I think it's not unreasonable to have an explanation of functions, especially when they are esoteric!

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DJ Warmonger
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Re: Massive X Manual

Post Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:34 am

I just want to know each and every tiny feature before I get down to it. Some of them are rather unique, such as this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=li2ngJ1 ... ex=59&t=0s

There is a little point in learning new synth just to create the same plain old sounds, is it?
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experimental.crow
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5907 posts since 9 Mar, 2003 from The Druid Hills

Re: Massive X Manual

Post Sun Jul 21, 2019 12:41 pm

well , there's always ' what happens when i push this ?.. '
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Wholiveira
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Re: Massive X Manual

Post Sun Jul 21, 2019 3:48 pm

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EvilDragon
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Re: Massive X Manual

Post Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:30 am

Wholiveira wrote:
Sun Jul 21, 2019 3:48 pm
and I have to wonder if NI really plans on doing a full manual.
It's in writing.

PieBerger
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401 posts since 23 May, 2012 from London

Re: Massive X Manual

Post Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:54 am

Biome_Digital wrote:
Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:08 am
recursive one wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:35 am
pixel85 wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:57 am

It's a deep fake video. You can't make music with MX without manual and with all that aliasing.
Sure it is. I would rather believe that Americans have actually landed the moon than that someone can play any music with Massive X without the manual.
I think it's not unreasonable to have an explanation of functions, especially when they are esoteric!
Exactly, you don't need a dictionary or thesaurus to write a novel but it helps to have them nearby for quick reference when you hit a block. EDIT: like in Phase Plant for example, I kind of worked out how to scale modulation but after a quick read of the relevant page in the manual the concept was firmly cemented into my mind. This is why manuals are useful imo.
Always Read the Manual!

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SOUND7
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73 posts since 29 Jul, 2017 from SOUND7

Re: Massive X Manual

Post Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:21 am

Native Instruments are overrated.

Wholiveira
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35 posts since 16 Mar, 2015

Re: Massive X Manual

Post Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:08 am

EvilDragon wrote:
Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:30 am
Wholiveira wrote:
Sun Jul 21, 2019 3:48 pm
and I have to wonder if NI really plans on doing a full manual.
It's in writing.
Okay, thanks for clarification. Obviously I missed that. I'll stop complaining. All I do is go back and play with the bloody thing more.

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Ficciones
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25 posts since 1 Jul, 2019

Re: Massive X Manual

Post Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:14 am

DJ Warmonger wrote:
Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:34 am
I just want to know each and every tiny feature before I get down to it. Some of them are rather unique, such as this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=li2ngJ1 ... ex=59&t=0s

There is a little point in learning new synth just to create the same plain old sounds, is it?
That was a very useful video for demonstrating how to assign a modulator in the routing graph. That one bread crumb opened up a lot for me.

SoundPorn
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896 posts since 24 Jul, 2018

Re: Massive X Manual

Post Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:27 am

Just wondering has this ever happened before? Has such a monumental software release like Massive X ever been released where a month later users are still wondering where the manual is? I'm not trying to throw any shade Massive X sounds good to me and I like NI but the uniqueness of this situation seems somewhat unprecedented.

SLiC
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3794 posts since 2 Dec, 2004 from North Wales

Re: Massive X Manual

Post Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:38 am

NI are releasing to a commercial schedule, things are not always ready/complete when they are released for that reason. People don’t have to buy it until they feel it is complete or working as they want/need it to be (and that includes a manual!) although many of us just got it anyway as part of Komplete (given they were already late I don't think they dared push the release date back again). Ultimately there will be a manual, preset tagging, midi learn, maybe even animated feedback on what’s happening...we just have to wait a bit longer....but at least we have something to play with whilst we wait, all things considered (and after the initial disappointment) I think that’s probably better than having nothing but another launch delay.
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vurt
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Re: Massive X Manual

Post Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:44 pm

where we're going we dont need no manual!

recursive one
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Re: Massive X Manual

Post Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:18 am

vurt wrote:
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:44 pm
where we're going we dont need no manual!
They created Massive X to make some dubstep wobbles, but she's gone much, much farther than that ... She tore a hole in our universe, a gateway to another dimension
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