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#76 auxien

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Posted 12 December 2015 - 10:37 PM

If i am making music that i want to be more lush (and that is always) then i hook it up with a vocoder and speak the word LUSH at the same time and speed and sound as the music and use that as an effect on the music,

it is always much more lush than it was before because of that. This technique can be used with other words but make sure you don't say SATAN beause that could be bad i bet lol fucking jimmy paige over here



#77 Mesh Gear Fox

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    not even going to read the thread lmao but check this out →

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Posted 12 December 2015 - 11:39 PM

damn, you're coming dangerously close to my trademark trick of backmasking positive critical feedback in the quieter parts of my tracks.

"hey honey, i just got a weird vibe that this album is an 8.6/10 best new music. what's fantano's email address again??"

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Posted 13 December 2015 - 06:09 AM   Best Answer

say "it's meant to sound like that" about everything you make.

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Posted 13 December 2015 - 06:35 AM

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Posted 13 December 2015 - 09:54 AM

If you do remixes you can get center cancellation by flipping the polarity of half the batteries in your walkman.



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Posted 13 December 2015 - 12:10 PM

Always try your best, and believe in yourself and believe in dreams and accept jesus as your lard and savior



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Posted 13 December 2015 - 03:52 PM

Having trouble finding your own signature sound? Keep one monitor vertical and one horizontal.
Now you have style.
If you use headphones, remove the padding on the right hand side and insert a toothpick in your left ear.


Das some good outside-the-box thinking - speaking of which:

After mastering, put your tunes into an box, and never take them out again - they will over time become stars,

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Posted 13 December 2015 - 05:24 PM

You can fake all the funk some of the time, and some of the funk all the time, but you cannot fake all the funk all the time.



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Posted 17 December 2015 - 05:51 PM

Instead of learning how to mix, just record your tracks to cassette and then back to your computer and all of your errors will be magically turned into "lo-fi".

 

Don't waste valuable composing time pressing buttons and turning knobs. It's a little known secret, but manufacturers of physical and VST synths actually save some of their own sounds onto the synths as a sort of Easter Egg called pre-sex. These sounds are always interesting and will save you a lot of time trying to make your own. Do a Google search for how to find yours.

 

In this modern day, capitalist world, money is everything. Remember this every step of the way. Do not use free software. There are super-expensive DAWs out there that will make your music sound better than it does in Reaper. Avoid Audacity at all costs for the same reason. If it's cheap, your music will sound cheap. Once you've bought a range of expensive hardware and software, you can pay back the loan by selling your music for a high price. Remember, if it's expensive, it's good. Get your music onto Beatport and iTunes and make sure it's more expensive than the other albums on there.



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Posted 17 December 2015 - 08:35 PM

Date outside your race for new perspectives.



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Posted 18 December 2015 - 03:56 AM

Far as dates are concerned Im looking for that 'beyond the dome' connection with a neuroelectric lizard apparition with some of that tongue shattering zero kelvin vagina dentata

#87 Mesh Gear Fox

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Posted 18 December 2015 - 05:03 AM

if u date chicks / dudes that listen to IDM they will be stoked to here every track you're working on no matter how many acid solos are in it. standard way to solicit their ears for your choons = "hey babe does this make yr brain dance?"

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Posted 19 December 2015 - 12:05 PM

if u date chicks / dudes that listen to IDM they will be stoked to here every track you're working on no matter how many acid solos are in it. standard way to solicit their ears for your choons = "hey babe does this make yr brain dance?"

 

I don't understand how you could fit more than one acid solo into a track, wouldn't you need to get into some kind of N-dimensional theoretical physics business?  Because even two acid solos would mean having to fit about 20 minutes of acid solos into an 8 minute track. 



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Posted 19 December 2015 - 12:17 PM

Top for two make solos in 1 track; put the one solo on left speaker, put the other solo on the right speaker. Put everything else in mono. Plug in the speaker you want to listen to. For example, put sexy solo on the right and iddem solo on the left. That way if you share headset with your lady, she will get sexy while you can get autism.

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Posted 19 December 2015 - 11:03 PM

 

if u date chicks / dudes that listen to IDM they will be stoked to here every track you're working on no matter how many acid solos are in it. standard way to solicit their ears for your choons = "hey babe does this make yr brain dance?"

 

I don't understand how you could fit more than one acid solo into a track, wouldn't you need to get into some kind of N-dimensional theoretical physics business?  Because even two acid solos would mean having to fit about 20 minutes of acid solos into an 8 minute track. 

 

u smart

 

Top for two make solos in 1 track; put the one solo on left speaker, put the other solo on the right speaker. Put everything else in mono. Plug in the speaker you want to listen to. For example, put sexy solo on the right and iddem solo on the left. That way if you share headset with your lady, she will get sexy while you can get autism.

u loyal



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Posted 21 December 2015 - 12:20 PM

Gate your drums as much as possible. There is no such thing as too much gating.



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Posted 23 January 2018 - 01:47 PM

random tip. Any drum sampler that lets you loop the sound is basically a granular synth. A good way to make realistic and flexible snare rolls is to loop and snare sample and change the rate of the roll by adjusting the loop length. Use an unlooped version of the same snare sample you picked to choke the roll like it was open and close  hi hats.


Edited by Juice Patrol, 23 January 2018 - 01:48 PM.


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Posted 23 January 2018 - 09:51 PM

^I... Um,... U uh,. Um. I am not sure you have read this thread.

When u do maybe also read the rules too.

:)

^that is to represent a smiling face.

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Posted 24 January 2018 - 04:12 AM

say "it's meant to sound like that" about everything you make.

 

thread solver tbh. though it's almost off topic by way of being too real :( 



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Posted 24 January 2018 - 04:17 AM

Any tracks you make that end up being rubbish you can just add a raw waveform file extension to the project file and upload it under a noise pseudonym. You'll never be wasting time making a track again !

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Posted 24 January 2018 - 07:48 AM

speaking of granular synthesis, i find a great way to achieve this sound is to resample everything through a speaker positioned behind a venetian blind.  close or open the slats to achieve smaller or larger grains.



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Posted 24 January 2018 - 10:12 AM

if you take the grains of rice from a spicy tuna roll and arrange them so that most of them are on the left and then they kind of tape off and spread out as they go right, you can now eat a snare roll. 



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Posted 24 January 2018 - 08:15 PM

^I... Um,... U uh,. Um. I am not sure you have read this thread.

When u do maybe also read the rules too.

:)

^that is to represent a smiling face.


Wtf you talking about read the rules.

Fuck the rules.

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Posted 25 January 2018 - 03:26 AM

lol n00b

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Posted 25 January 2018 - 03:29 PM

I really wanna know what the violation was.