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A Friday nights worth of creativity
show user profile  Sir_Manfred
So during tonight i spent my time making some more music again. Its a short little tune that will hopefully make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside :D

Updated 2009-01-26

Don't hesitate to let me know what you think :) Cheers!

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1/23/2009 4:48:23 PM (last edit: 1/26/2009 5:37:40 AM)
show user profile  mattymoose
that wouldn't be out of place in some RPG soundtrack, i bet you could get some work doing music for games!

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1/23/2009 4:58:02 PM (last edit: 1/23/2009 4:58:02 PM)
show user profile  Philbert
yeah, nice strings

What did you use to make this?

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1/23/2009 5:15:03 PM (last edit: 1/23/2009 5:15:03 PM)
show user profile  Sir_Manfred
mattymoose: Hehe, thanks. But i have yet lots to learn :)

Philbert: Thanks, dude :) I am using Cubase 4 + a VST called "East West Quantum Leap Symphonic Orchestra Gold"

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1/23/2009 5:33:47 PM (last edit: 1/23/2009 5:33:47 PM)
show user profile  mattymoose
Can you recommend any freeware sequencers for OSX (or even Windows, I guess) that can send MIDI? Fucking Garageband can't. I know this is a long shot. Also hows your experience with the M-Audio controller, I've read some things indicating they are mostly crap - on the other hand they are affordable.

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1/23/2009 9:49:23 PM (last edit: 1/23/2009 9:50:48 PM)
show user profile  hanksr00tbeer
It doesn't ever really climax, but it is rather pleasant. I agree about the video game soundtrack.

But i have yet lots to learn :)
Does that mean you intend on doing something with this in the future? That'd be awesome.
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1/23/2009 10:40:26 PM (last edit: 1/23/2009 10:40:26 PM)
show user profile  soontekk
nice score
sounds a bit xmassy and disney tbh
a good climax would compliment it greatly

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1/23/2009 10:46:15 PM (last edit: 1/23/2009 10:46:15 PM)
show user profile  markoid
Some sweet harmonies and stuff there Manny.... very nice. The strings sound real nice.
I assume you play this on a midi keyboard first... yes??

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1/23/2009 11:48:13 PM (last edit: 1/23/2009 11:48:13 PM)
show user profile  horizon
Me wants some distortion guitar :P

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1/24/2009 8:13:47 AM (last edit: 1/24/2009 8:13:47 AM)
show user profile  Sir_Manfred
mattymoose: Try this one:
I haven't tried it myself but a coworker did and he seems to enjoy it. Apparently the trial version is pretty much like the trial version of winRAR. It expires, but you can still use it and its full functionality. You just get the little "please register"-message. So i guess its worth trying.

hanksr00tbeer: Yes, climax. We'll see what the future holds. :O

soontekk: Thanks. A lot of people are saying it sounds a bit xmassy. Kinda wasn't my intention, but perhaps thats what happen when you add a lot of "happy" sounds in a tune :D

markoid: Somtimes, yes. But most of it comes from endless tweaking in the sequencer.

horizon: Oh hush up! :P

The links above has been updated with the latest version! Have a listen :D


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1/26/2009 5:36:31 AM (last edit: 1/26/2009 5:36:31 AM)
show user profile  advance-software
Fred - I've just got talking to a guy who wants to write some audio software to provide real time augmentation to digital music. He seems pretty clued up, but I was wondering if you knew of anything along these lines that already exists. E.g. If I play a chord sequence (say piano), it analyses the progression & comes up with a string section, etc. to fill out the sound. Crazy stuff !
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1/26/2009 6:17:27 AM (last edit: 1/26/2009 6:18:31 AM)
show user profile  Dave
I'm in agreement with Mattymoose, this would fit in to your stereotypical final fantasy-esque game quite well, change your career!... are game musicians paid more than game artists?

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1/26/2009 7:20:03 AM (last edit: 1/26/2009 7:20:03 AM)
show user profile  mattymoose
Thanks Manfred, Reaper looks so fucking key... I'm not even pissed that their epic 400-page pdf documentation ("This doc is not freeware") crashed my browser when I tried to open it...

I doubt game musicians are paid more than artists, but I do know it's very common for studios to contract out their music production to freelancers.

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1/26/2009 9:29:16 AM (last edit: 1/26/2009 9:29:16 AM)
show user profile  ScotlandDave
Im pretty sure Reaper used to be free. It`s fully functional though, supports VST etc.. Ableton Live is my favourite atm though a different approach.

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1/26/2009 9:32:40 AM (last edit: 1/26/2009 9:32:40 AM)
show user profile  mattymoose
If it does what I want, I'll gladly pay $50 for a noncommercial Reaper license. Peanuts, especially compared to Ableton! The other soft I was looking at is Minihost, but its PC-only. edit: not only does it do exactly what I need it to, there's even threads on their forum explaining precisely how to set it up....words can't describe how awesome this is....

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1/26/2009 9:43:58 AM (last edit: 1/26/2009 11:50:43 AM)
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