[Doggiebox] Doggiebox Version 2
mathieu.lucas at pi.be
Sat Dec 31 03:55:19 EST 2005
Excellent idea!! I spend a lot of time editting in DB & importing in
Cubase, listening, etc... This new feature would be a BIIIIG timesaver.
A very efficient way to work with DB.
> I have a suggestion for DB Version 2. How about adding the ability to
> include an audio track?
> My thinking is this.
> 1) I write a song
> 2) Create a Drum part and then add it to (in my case) Pro Tools.
> 3) I add guitars etc
> 4) I notice the drum part needs some frills etc.
> 5) Now the difficulties start. I have to edit the DB file without
> reference to the song itself. If I could import the song I have
> created in PT (less the drums) into DB I could play these together and
> get a much better feel for the drum part and how it would fit the
> song. I could see that is the second half of bar 18 in the bridge that
> needs a fill etc.... Instantly add it, play that bit again (with the
> audio) and see if it flies or not. Very much like MIDI editing, but
> using the nice friendly DB interface rather than the incredibly ugly
> MIDI screen lines.
> At the moment, I have my guitar on my lap as I hit the space bar to
> listen to the drum part, edit it, try again, usually stuffing it up as
> I miss the start... (you can fill in the blanks here). When it's all
> done I need to import the new drum track into PT and see how it really
> sounds. To audition it in DB would remove a lot of this hassle.
> The audio wouldn't need any editing abilities, just an import function
> and play/mute button. It would always play in correct time as it was
> recorded against the original DB file. The only weird bit would be
> starting the DB part at bar x and having the sound file know where to
> Does any one else think this would be useful???
> Cheers and a Happy New Year to all the DoggieBoxers out there.
> PS I suggested it as Version 2 as it would seem to be the sort of thing
> that a paid for update requires - if you want to add it to the current
> upgrades, go for it : - )
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