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Jomox Mbase01 bassline examples?

Posted: Fri Feb 29, 2008 6:56 pm
by JSRockit
Anyone have any examples of the MBase01 used for basslines?

Re: Jomox Mbase01 bassline examples?

Posted: Fri Feb 29, 2008 7:57 pm
by derma_tek
JSRockit wrote:Anyone have any examples of the MBase01 used for basslines?
i'll see if i can make some clips for you this weekend :)

Re: Jomox Mbase01 bassline examples?

Posted: Fri Feb 29, 2008 8:59 pm
by JSRockit
derma_tek wrote: i'll see if i can make some clips for you this weekend :)
Thank you.

Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2008 5:46 pm
by JSRockit
Any examples?

Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2008 8:01 pm
by derma_tek
JSRockit wrote:Any examples?
i ended up selling mine, sorry i didn't get the examples to you.

honestly though for basslines it is capable but not the easiest thing to program, and doesn't really sound all that great in my opinion. the kicks are great but for basslines, i'd use anything else :)

Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2008 8:09 pm
by xibalba
derma_tek wrote:
JSRockit wrote:Any examples?
i ended up selling mine, sorry i didn't get the examples to you.

honestly though for basslines it is capable but not the easiest thing to program, and doesn't really sound all that great in my opinion. the kicks are great but for basslines, i'd use anything else :)
yup i was the one who ended up with your unit and then i sold it and i sorta regret it now that i want to go to a really simple setup the damn thing could kick a hole in the roof thats for sure.

Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2008 9:20 pm
by JSRockit
derma_tek wrote:the kicks are great but for basslines, i'd use anything else :)
That is what I figured. Thanks.

Posted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 1:36 am
by nadafarms
Honestly a little phatty makes much more wicked kick drum bass lines sounds and is just as punchy...

The big problem is mbase doesn't do glide of any sort which is a big downer IMO.

Also it seemed like there was a pitch envelope or something that even when set to zero you wouldn't get a solid frequency, it would always be decaying in pitch a little bit so its hard to know if you're in tune. Really better off with a LP for analog kick-like bass lines.

BUT! I like the mbase kick a h**l of a lot better than a elektron MD kick. And if you're whole rig is elektrons you should get a mbase or a LP! Mbase is much more alive sounding than the md kick to me and I just ordered a xbase-888 today and can't stop thinking about the kick on that bad girl.

Posted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 1:49 am
by JSRockit
nadafarms wrote:
BUT! I like the mbase kick a h**l of a lot better than a elektron MD kick. And if you're whole rig is elektrons you should get a mbase or a LP! Mbase is much more alive sounding than the md kick to me and I just ordered a xbase-888 today and can't stop thinking about the kick on that bad girl.
I actually like the EFM MD Kick...but I may buy an MBase01 so I can sample it into the MD and use retriggers and stuff. I was just curious about the bassline use...since Jomox likes to blab about it alot. I figured it was a one trick pony.

Yeah, the LP...I had one, it's great at everything monosynths are great at basically.

Posted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 1:54 am
by xibalba
nadafarms wrote:Honestly a little phatty makes much more wicked kick drum bass lines sounds and is just as punchy...

The big problem is mbase doesn't do glide of any sort which is a big downer IMO.

Also it seemed like there was a pitch envelope or something that even when set to zero you wouldn't get a solid frequency, it would always be decaying in pitch a little bit so its hard to know if you're in tune. Really better off with a LP for analog kick-like bass lines.

BUT! I like the mbase kick a h**l of a lot better than a elektron MD kick. And if you're whole rig is elektrons you should get a mbase or a LP! Mbase is much more alive sounding than the md kick to me and I just ordered a xbase-888 today and can't stop thinking about the kick on that bad girl.

ah xbase-888 no wonder you didnt snag the vermona! good choice though def good choice hope the interface isnt as cumbersome as the xbase09

Posted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 2:52 am
by voltageHead
I would use the Mbase with an mpc1000.I would use the mpc to seq and pitch the mbase and do some wicked long decay kick drum bass lines.

Posted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 3:35 am
by nadafarms
JSRockit wrote:
I actually like the EFM MD Kick...but I may buy an MBase01 so I can sample it into the MD and use retriggers and stuff.
Why not just get some samples of the mbase and save $300?

Posted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 4:28 am
by sensorium
nadafarms wrote:
JSRockit wrote:
I actually like the EFM MD Kick...but I may buy an MBase01 so I can sample it into the MD and use retriggers and stuff.
Why not just get some samples of the mbase and save $300?

Jeesh. If everyone thought that way, music would sure be dull.

Posted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 6:21 am
by stikygum
Agreed. Something happens in the wrong direction when sampling analog. Sampling is great, but the real thing is that much better with analog. The Mbase is totally worth it. If you want one of the badest kicks, the Mbase is it.

Posted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 11:38 am
by JSRockit
nadafarms wrote:
JSRockit wrote:
I actually like the EFM MD Kick...but I may buy an MBase01 so I can sample it into the MD and use retriggers and stuff.
Why not just get some samples of the mbase and save $300?
Well, because I want to make my own...not use someone elses. I can buy it off ebay used, sample the h**l out of it, and then sell it for the same price. No big deal. I'm not opposed to sampling analog...I like digital anyway.