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How would you like to see the sound library improved?

jon-a-thon
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jon-a-thon

We all know the sound library needs work. What do you think should be done to make it better?

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theesis
theesis

More cowbell

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Mallissa Hounge
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Mallissa Hounge

An easier way to drag a copied part to later in the song would be nice. Maybe even a "copied sections" box under the beat so you can just click the button of the previously copied portion of the song.

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theesis
theesis

Hey Mallissa, congrats on getting on the leaderboard!

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Kyle Hillman
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Kyle Hillman

I think a tutorial of how to uploud a sound. Or do you already have one?

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Richard Manuel
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Richard Manuel

Make it a sidebar, and maybe drag and drop sounds to the matrix keeping the library bar open at all times and you can hide it like the tab of the tutorial. make tabs instead of tree view for categories, and one tab for search.

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jon-a-thon
jon-a-thon

Thanks Richard. These are good suggestions.

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Jamez James
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Jamez James

perhaps letting users see those samples they have uploaded- i.e. personal samples for their project, but maybe not useful for all users. But, not letting them be added to the generic sound library. IT would eliminate many of the basic vox sample tests and commercial mp3s. At this point, one should need to "submit" to have it included into general library since the base library is built, and diverse enough.

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jon-a-thon
jon-a-thon

Thanks Jamez. Good stuff. I like the idea of having to "submit" stuff.

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Isaiah Benjamin
Isaiah Benjamin

Escume me Jhon i have had a harrasment problem with a Person on chat by the name of Regan Ledbetter she has been calling me names posting bad things about me on Facebook and I am really sick and tired of it and posting links to bad sites.

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