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#1 It-Alien

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Posted 29 June 2007 - 13:13

dear beginner,
welcome to the world of trackers.

this post will contain the common suggestions which should let you gather as much info as needed to learn the basics of Renoise, get free samples, become a smarter and inspired composer.


Beginners Tutorial Video:

for those who prefer videos or are new to composing music with software, have a look at the Beginners Tutorial please. it will show you how to compose a song in Renoise, step by step.


Tracking knowledge:

first of all the tutorial pages contain extensive information regarding Renoise usage, and the complete manual. Please pay particular attention to the list of effect commands which are explained in detail here.

To get quickly going, the Quickstart section has been improved since Renoise V2.0, a PDF edition of the Quickstart guide is downloadable here
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here there also are tutorial videos by other users which can help you understanding concepts and tricks.

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our Renoise Blog covers many topics of Renoise usage, along with interviews and other info.

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other ticks directly written by everyday users are available in the t&t forum section



Audio resources:

need samples? check out this thread

also, if you are a registered user, don't forget to login into the backstage to download the samples kit available to the registered users!

here there are two sites exclusively dedicated to exchange of Renoise instruments:
Reuse Loop project

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wanna hear music done with Renoise? check out the songs section(Xrns and mp3 songs from various competitions included), and don't forget to check the demosongs out! They are saved in the "Songs" subfolder of your Renoise installation.

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also, LongTrack Project is an interesting extended song (more than 70 minutes long!) which covers lots of styles and tracking techniques.

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have a nice time tracking!


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#2 mr_mark_dollin

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Posted 02 July 2007 - 04:34

Nice post Itty, I might blog this if it hasn't been done already...
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Posted 02 July 2007 - 14:59

Not just for beginners, here's a nice reminder for all. :)

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Posted 14 September 2007 - 02:31

just noticed, long track project link is broken, just for info.

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Posted 14 September 2007 - 16:11

just noticed, long track project link is broken, just for info.


http://rns-longtrack.ptrance.de/

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Posted 05 November 2008 - 03:33

Damn, I was wondering if there were any good forums to get to know renoise. Astonishing post that will keep me busy for the next week or longer. Thanks and see you later lol ;)

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Posted 20 January 2009 - 20:55

hi, got to grips with most functions, cant work out how to input codes for velocity, retrigger etc, n the videos and manuals iv read dont seem very helpful. any help would be appreicated.

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Posted 21 January 2009 - 21:19

hi, got to grips with most functions, cant work out how to input codes for velocity, retrigger etc, n the videos and manuals iv read dont seem very helpful. any help would be appreicated.


The rules for Velocity are applicable as if you would be using a MIDI instrument: The velocity values range from 0 to 128 in the MIDI world and in Hex (the value Renoise works with) this is 0 to $80 ($10 = 16 -> 8 times 16 = 28)

Other effect commands like retrig work with divisions of "ticks" set in the "Song settings" in Renoise.
Each row is divided into an equal amount of "Ticks" that is set there. The default value is 12 (12 positions on that row) and a retrig effect would for instance retrig an instrument 12 times on that row if you would give a 0E0B command. The hexadecimal value for $0B has a decimal value of 11, but value $00 counts as one value as well as the sample always starts to play at position 0 on that row so if you count from value 00 up to $0b (11) your counter ticks twelve times.

The majority of older commands in the dedicated effect column are tick-related while lots of commands in the vol/pan/delay column use a resolution as in the MIDI world or use a resolution up to 256 values (delay column)

It is a matter of experimenting a lot with the demosongs and trying out stuff yourself by recording with your MIDI keyboard to see what happens.

Also a quickstart guide has been recently added... download the PDF edition here and toy with it:
http://tutorials.ren...start-Guide.pdf

You will catch the drift quick enough and for those areas that keep blurry:keep asking
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Posted 13 July 2009 - 14:03

hey i just dowloaded the demo version of renoise and had a few questions,as im a total beginner here with interest in making music but no experience in using such software etc im relatively ill informed :(

:is it worth my while to get the full version or shud i fiddle with the demo before i get the full version?

as i said im a total nebie to the whole thing so any help would be sweet or jst pointer to get me started and as im not used to it reference to stuff eg ticks and values are sumwhat pointless as i have no idea what they are or where to start

hope 2 hear 4rm ye all soon thanks:)

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Posted 13 July 2009 - 14:17

The demo version is a great way to start. Buy renoise when you fall in love with it. Read help for some help http://www.renoise.com/help/ try the demo tunes, post questions to the forum, people are helpful here (but try to search before you post...). Best of luck!

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Posted 04 January 2011 - 22:34

Majority of the links are broken. T^T I wanna hear the beatbattles please
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Posted 04 January 2011 - 22:51

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where to find more music by me: soundcloud , jamendo , last.fm , napodano.com , facebook

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 03:19

Hello.

As a total newbie to Renoise I find the Pattern Effects Reference Card very helpful to have around. What I found strange is that it is missing information on the M and Q effects. :huh:
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Posted 25 October 2012 - 13:51

Hello.

As a total newbie to Renoise I find the Pattern Effects Reference Card very helpful to have around. What I found strange is that it is missing information on the M and Q effects. :huh:


Q is a deprecated command, (use the delay column when you can)

M requires special attention because these have to be inserted in the last notecolumn of a track. You can quickly mistaken an Mx command to be inserted in just any note-column whereas the midi command value has to be inserted in the effect column hence there can only be send a midi effect command to one instrument at a time, because the effect columns don't relate to the notecolumns and there are maximum differences between notecolumns and effect columns (12 vs 8).
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Posted 15 November 2012 - 11:05

Useful information for the beginners, Thank you for sharing.

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 12:59

dear beginner,
welcome to the world of trackers.
this post will contain the common suggestions which should let you gather as much info as needed to learn the basics of Renoise, get free samples, become a smarter and inspired composer.
Beginners Tutorial Video:
for those who prefer videos or are new to composing music with software, have a look at the beginners video please. it will show you how to compose a song in Renoise, step by step.
[...] To get quickly going, the Quickstart section has been improved since Renoise V2.0, a PDF edition of the Quickstart guide is downloadable here
have a nice time tracking!


Hey It-Alien, Posted Image some links aren't working anymore, and maybe need to be fixed. Cheerz.

Edited by KURTZ, 18 November 2012 - 12:59.

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 13:59

Alright, thanks for the info! :lol:

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 16:08

Hey It-Alien, Posted Image some links aren't working anymore, and maybe need to be fixed. Cheerz.


Fixed.
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Posted 08 October 2015 - 13:52

Some mentionable VST freeware: 

VSTi "T-Force Alpha Plus" http://www.vst4free....vst.php?id=1426
VSTi instruments by H.G. Fortune - http://archive.org/d...ls/HGFortuneNFG - click "Show All" -> http://archive.org/d...ad/HGFortuneNFG - download all .zip files
VST flanger/chorus with bass cut option: http://www.cloneense...om/bc_main.htm 
send-bus flanger: "Vflanger" http://vellocet.com/.../VFlanger.html 
VST FM synth "Oxe" (do not use unlimited release times) http://www.oxesoft.com/ 
VST phaser with opt. envelope/LFO and opt. distortion "SupaPhaser" http://bram.smartele...lugins.php?id=1
VST environment "Virtual Studio" (useful only on knob 4: Big Venue - on a send, then additive send selective mid and high per channel as ambient backing room) - http://europe.beyerd...ual-studio.html - email registration required only
VST "MJRotoDelay" (seek on page) - http://magnus.smartelectronix.com/ - delay with pitched LFO and very nice filtered output
VST "TDR Feedback Compressor" - another compressor?! http://www.tokyodawn...ck-compressor/ 
VST "TDR Kotelnikov" - another wide-band compressor?! http://www.tokyodawn...dr-kotelnikov/ 

* website: eatme.pro
* discography: eatme.pro/music
* all Renoise projectseatme.pro/music/projects
* soundcloud: /eatme 
* some samples: this free breakbeat and another free breakbeat 
* more infoeatme.pro/about - please mention www.eatme.pro with a broadcast or share

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Posted 24 October 2015 - 15:36

some links are dead !

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