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Brodudecoolguy
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Drum And Bass Track

I didn't know this app was capable of stuff like this 2 years ago :)

animeforthewholelife
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Dnb still hold a special

Dnb still holds a special place in my hearth. This sounds awesome. And hey, you stuck with Caustic learning it, thats really admirable, not a lot of people these days tend to go out for tools like these without dropping them ^^

K-JF
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Nice, but please, do NOT use

Nice, but please, do NOT use the width knob for wideness. It sounds HORRIBLE in mono.

But other than that, IT'S AMAZING!

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K-JF I wouldn't be so quick
K-JF I wouldn't be so quick to denounce the Width knob. And theres a coupleof reasons for that.

1. It can sound good, phasing issues (or comb filter) can be avoided and you can always give it an extra push with single channel delay in the modular (by machine input + delay set to minimum on one channel).

 
And this is an issue not with the track, its with the person listening to it.
2. I don't think a lot of people listen to stuff in mono in the first place, even if they do, they probably do have a stereo set somewhere.
Anyway these are just my thoughts. you are free to denounce them. 
I think that Stereo is an imporant mechanism that helps express your music in various ways I wouldn't just denie its usage completly.

Thank you for reading. Take care and good luck.

K-JF
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I still think it is not wise

I still think it is not wise to use the width knob for a couple of reasons.

1.
As stated, it causes phasing in mono.

Phasing can be an issue if you (as an example) can only use your mobile speakers, because mobile speakers are very often mono only (like mine is).

Considering that caustic is (for the most part) a mobile app, many people here will also listen to your music on their phone.

Now let's say that they don't have good speakers/headphones/earbuds, or that their speakers/headphones/earbuds are broken, and they can't afford new speakers/headphones/earbuds. You are essentially handicapping the listening experience of those people by using the width knob.

Even if they do have speakers/headphones/earbuds there might be other reasons to why they would use their mono phone speakers, and I think those reasons should not be ignored.

Mainly, if they really like your music and want to show it to their freinds, they will most likely use their mobile speakers (especially if they're in a group and or if they're outside).
When their freinds will hear the music they will hear a watered down version with phasing issues. When they hear that, is it reasonable to think that they will be impressed, or will the issues detract them from even searching for your music?

In my opinion the drawbacks of the width knob outweigh the costs, especially when you consider point 2.

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There are (in my opinion) better ways of achieving stereo.

I personally don't like the sound of the width knob. It sound to me like too much width. When I try to use the width knob I find to extreme and quite limiting.
I feel that if I use it I'll get either no width whatsoever or to much width.

I think that using either the chorus, the flanger, the reverb or the delay can be much better. This is manly because they have a dry/wet knob, but I prefer them for other reasons as well.

I particularly like using the delay, turning the time all the way down, keeping f.back low and having the dry/wet know on a low level.
It is technically the same as the width knob, but it is much more controllable because of the dry/wet knob.

The reverb is pretty nice in doses, the chorus is too and the flanger is meh.

My point is that there are several alternatives to the width knob, and that those alternatives give you much more controll then what the width knob does.

However, this is all my opinion, and you are disagree, but I would like you to at least consider the alternatives to the width knob.

animeforthewholelife
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You have a point, I respect

yes You have a point, I respect your oppinions and I'll take them into consideration.

K-JF
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Joined: 11/30/2016 - 10:37
I'm glad to see that this

I'm glad to see that this site is still a place for nice discussions and arguments :)

K-JF
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I'm glad to see that this

I'm glad to see that this site is still a place for nice discussions and arguments :)

Nosidel Montesino
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Joined: 12/25/2013 - 15:54
Cool track, I really enjoyed

Cool track, I really enjoyed it specially the melodies !!

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Good song...it really has a

Good song...it really has a great feel to it!

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