Mimic: New Creative Sampler

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Post 11 Sep 2021

Jackjackdaw wrote:
11 Sep 2021
You can't save samples embedded in Reason patches either unless it's part of a project .
rootwheel wrote:
11 Sep 2021
True. Serato does work nicely in terms of sample files and Reason songs. If a sample gets moved or deleted, then when reopening the song Serato prompts you to relocate it on your drive.
Yeah, you have to be extremely intentional with your sample storage and organization with Serato - no matter which DAW you use - because there's no way to embed. With any sampler in Reason (native or RE), all samples are embedded in the Project, which saves you from ever losing your Project samples (and makes sharing said Projects during collab a lot more easier).

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Post 11 Sep 2021

Man this whole forum is A. dead and B. unbelievably toxic lol

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Post 11 Sep 2021

GRIFTY wrote:
11 Sep 2021
Man this whole forum is A. dead and B. unbelievably toxic lol
:clap:

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Post 11 Sep 2021

GRIFTY wrote:
11 Sep 2021
Man this whole forum is A. dead and B. unbelievably toxic lol
Thats jus becuz ur a reasons fanboiiii.

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Post 11 Sep 2021

Does anyone know if Mimic has automated random slicing?
Randomized slicing (chops) that are not bound by beats or peaks.
Thanks.

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Post 12 Sep 2021

GRIFTY wrote:
11 Sep 2021
Man this whole forum is A. dead and B. unbelievably toxic lol
Serious question: how so? I’ve seen a few people here post this place has become toxic, yet no one has dedcribed how.

Also, dead? Really? :shock:
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Post 12 Sep 2021

EnochLight wrote:
12 Sep 2021
GRIFTY wrote:
11 Sep 2021
Man this whole forum is A. dead and B. unbelievably toxic lol
Serious question: how so? I’ve seen a few people here post this place has become toxic, yet no one has dedcribed how.

Also, dead? Really? :shock:
The place hasn't become toxic, but I do sense a slight increase in persistently antagonistic characters appearing recently.

Usually such people quickly break enough rules to be banned (and one or two eventually did), but now it's a bit more subtle
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Post 12 Sep 2021

avasopht wrote:
12 Sep 2021
The place hasn't become toxic, but I do sense a slight increase in persistently antagonistic characters appearing recently.

Usually such people quickly break enough rules to be banned (and one or two eventually did), but now it's a bit more subtle
This I can totally agree with. We’ve had quite a few “new” users appear here in the last month that are clearly too comfortable around here, which almost always suggests it’s someone we banned before, or an existing forum member being crafty about creating another account. It’s very easy to tell from how they post. After someone gets banned so many times, they start to learn how to skirt the rules. We have ways of permanently banning but it’s only effective to a certain degree.

We’ll try to stay vigilant. As long as our long time forum members keep reporting posts and help steer some of our more “bipolar” members who have a breakdown, it helps a great deal. :thumbup:
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Post 12 Sep 2021

Funny how it sounds like the toxicity comes from those claiming it's a toxic place 😂

You never see most non trolling users saying anything even remotely similar 🤷‍♂️

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Post 12 Sep 2021

EnochLight wrote:
12 Sep 2021
avasopht wrote:
12 Sep 2021
The place hasn't become toxic, but I do sense a slight increase in persistently antagonistic characters appearing recently.

Usually such people quickly break enough rules to be banned (and one or two eventually did), but now it's a bit more subtle
This I can totally agree with. We’ve had quite a few “new” users appear here in the last month that are clearly too comfortable around here, which almost always suggests it’s someone we banned before, or an existing forum member being crafty about creating another account. It’s very easy to tell from how they post. After someone gets banned so many times, they start to learn how to skirt the rules. We have ways of permanently banning but it’s only effective to a certain degree.

We’ll try to stay vigilant. As long as our long time forum members keep reporting posts and help steer some of our more “bipolar” members who have a breakdown, it helps a great deal. :thumbup:
I don’t know why a mod would say this? Being bipolar is a serious medical illness and isn’t something a forum should ‘stay vigilant’ about. I think it should be moderators role to implement the forum rules, not to speculate on forum members health. That’s for a professional to do.
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Post 12 Sep 2021

They did use quotes. Is there a need to make a deal about that? Being a mod is not a job or anything, they are just like the rest of the users.

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Post 12 Sep 2021

CrunkNationEnt wrote:
11 Sep 2021
Does anyone know if Mimic has automated random slicing?
Randomized slicing (chops) that are not bound by beats or peaks.
Thanks.
I was reading the manual and found something interesting, in single playback mode it can snap to slice, in combination with that you can set randomize start position - i've not tried it myself yet but i think it is possible.

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Post 12 Sep 2021

PhillipOrdonez wrote:
12 Sep 2021
They did use quotes. Is there a need to make a deal about that? Being a mod is not a job or anything, they are just like the rest of the users.
Yes, I know they did use ‘quotes’. But the discussion was about how members are supposedly being toxic. I just think it’s best to keep name calling out of a forum especially if you trying to keep healthy debate from descending into a argument :thumbup:
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Post 12 Sep 2021

djadalaide wrote:
12 Sep 2021
CrunkNationEnt wrote:
11 Sep 2021
Does anyone know if Mimic has automated random slicing?
Randomized slicing (chops) that are not bound by beats or peaks.
Thanks.
I was reading the manual and found something interesting, in single playback mode it can snap to slice, in combination with that you can set randomize start position - i've not tried it myself yet but i think it is possible.
Yes you can do that and you can set it so it is not bound by slices either, like the person you are responding to wants (because slices are set by transients) so it can totally be random both ways.

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Post 12 Sep 2021

Shadoww wrote:
12 Sep 2021
PhillipOrdonez wrote:
12 Sep 2021
They did use quotes. Is there a need to make a deal about that? Being a mod is not a job or anything, they are just like the rest of the users.
Yes, they did use quotes. But the discussion is about how members are supposedly being toxic. It’s best to keep name calling out of a forum. Whether it’s in jest or in quotes.
I imagine he refers to some users who appear normal and suddenly turn into phallus-like people when he said that?

I don't know, anyways, I don't think I've seen you before, what kind of user are you?

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Post 12 Sep 2021

PhillipOrdonez wrote:
12 Sep 2021
Shadoww wrote:
12 Sep 2021

Yes, they did use quotes. But the discussion is about how members are supposedly being toxic. It’s best to keep name calling out of a forum. Whether it’s in jest or in quotes.
I imagine he refers to some users who appear normal and suddenly turn into phallus-like people when he said that?

I don't know, anyways, I don't think I've seen you before, what kind of user are you?
Ah ok, I haven’t seen those types of toxic post yet. I’m a newish Reason standalone users about start experimenting with Mimic in r12 .

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Post 12 Sep 2021

Shadoww wrote:
12 Sep 2021
PhillipOrdonez wrote:
12 Sep 2021


I imagine he refers to some users who appear normal and suddenly turn into phallus-like people when he said that?

I don't know, anyways, I don't think I've seen you before, what kind of user are you?
Ah ok, I haven’t seen those types of toxic post yet. I’m a newish Reason standalone users about start experimenting with Mimic in r12 .
Welcome to the forum! Is Reason your first daw?

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Post 12 Sep 2021

Shadoww wrote:
12 Sep 2021
PhillipOrdonez wrote:
12 Sep 2021
They did use quotes. Is there a need to make a deal about that? Being a mod is not a job or anything, they are just like the rest of the users.
Yes, I know they did use ‘quotes’. But the discussion was about how members are supposedly being toxic. I just think it’s best to keep name calling out of a forum especially if you trying to keep healthy debate from descending into a argument :thumbup:
I could have easily used “cancer” or “mentally unstable”. At what point is anyone not offended by everything? The point is, we have some newer accounts who have been banned before that are now skirting the rules and - as much as they can often contribute to this community - turn on a dime. But I digress, didn’t mean to take this thread off topic. Also, welcome to Reasontalk. Stick around - most members are good people. :thumbup:
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Post 12 Sep 2021

EnochLight wrote:
12 Sep 2021
Shadoww wrote:
12 Sep 2021

Yes, I know they did use ‘quotes’. But the discussion was about how members are supposedly being toxic. I just think it’s best to keep name calling out of a forum especially if you trying to keep healthy debate from descending into a argument :thumbup:
I could have easily used “cancer” or “mentally unstable”. At what point is anyone not offended by everything? The point is, we have some newer accounts who have been banned before that are now skirting the rules and - as much as they can often contribute to this community - turn on a dime. But I digress, didn’t mean to take this thread off topic. Also, welcome to Reasontalk. Stick around - most members are good people. :thumbup:
I wasn’t personally offended. But I do think there seems to be a lot of paranoia from moderators about new users joining the forum. You can’t be sure they are not genuine just the same as you can presume they are mentally ill. Do the moderators hold a permanent role here or does it work like a committee where ever 6 month a different member is appointed the role? If not, maybe this could help? More democratic too :thumbup:

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Post 12 Sep 2021

Shadoww wrote:
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I wasn’t personally offended. But I do think there seems to be a lot of paranoia from moderators about new users joining the forum. You can’t be sure they are not genuine just the same as you can presume they are mentally ill. Do the moderators hold a permanent role here or does it work like a committee where ever 6 month a different member is appointed the role? If not, maybe this could help? More democratic too :thumbup:
If you saw the sheer volume of spam we have to deal with on a regular basis (all of it has to be approved/declined and weeded out manually), and the tenacity of most of the trolls we’ve banned recreating new accounts, you’d understand why most mods - in any forum - maintain a certain level of paranoia. :lol:

That said, let’s get this thread back on topic - Mimic FTW!
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Post 12 Sep 2021

Shadoww wrote:
12 Sep 2021
Do the moderators hold a permanent role here or does it work like a committee where ever 6 month a different member is appointed the role? If not, maybe this could help? More democratic too :thumbup:
We beg our most active and fair-minded forum members to join the mod team. Most forum members turn us down. I think Enochlight joined us after our third or fourth attempt? 😂 Right?

Our team is a decent size with fluctuations in availability. We have a Slack channel in which we meet to discuss any issues that need moderating. Other than that, it is dealing with tons of spam and approving new members.

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Post 12 Sep 2021

TY Both, Guys!
PhillipOrdonez wrote:
12 Sep 2021
djadalaide wrote:
12 Sep 2021


I was reading the manual and found something interesting, in single playback mode it can snap to slice, in combination with that you can set randomize start position - i've not tried it myself yet but i think it is possible.
Yes you can do that and you can set it so it is not bound by slices either, like the person you are responding to wants (because slices are set by transients) so it can totally be random both ways.

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Post 12 Sep 2021

Having problems sample looping in Advanced Stretch mode. There is a small gap with each loop. This does not happen in tape mode and Loop knob is set to full.

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Post 12 Sep 2021

Tech-dance wrote:
12 Sep 2021
Having problems sample looping in Advanced Stretch mode. There is a small gap with each loop. This does not happen in tape mode and Loop knob is set to full.
Tape mode has a crossfade. Maybe that is why?

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Post 13 Sep 2021

EnochLight wrote:
12 Sep 2021
GRIFTY wrote:
11 Sep 2021
Man this whole forum is A. dead and B. unbelievably toxic lol
Serious question: how so? I’ve seen a few people here post this place has become toxic, yet no one has dedcribed how.

Also, dead? Really? :shock:
I posted a really detailed reply to this but it seems to have not made it up unfortunately. I can't really be bothered typing it all up again so, never mind :)

Anyway, I've since had a reply back from Reason Studios explaining their rationale for Mimic being included in Reason 12 only and not being made available as a standalone RE in the shop as well. It turns out that a new RE SDK is in the works, supporting REX samples amongst other additions, and Mimic will be upgraded to support this in due course. As such, it made no sense releasing it standalone to begin with (despite its current compatibility with Reason 11) as I guess pretty soon the RE code itself won't be compatible with anything other than R12, as rack devices built with the new SDK will only work in Reason 12.

That all makes sense to me now and is fair enough. Glad the company is maintaining this new approach the CEO spoke of when he posted "But today in 2021, the world has changed and we believe being transparent about what we are working on suits both us and the community better". I feel much better about it now.

Anyway I'm glad to draw a line under all this and hope all you guys who can run Mimic enjoy it! :) I'm going to have to make do with Serato Sample for now although it's no slouch and still very fun to work with.

Best wishes everyone

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