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10th May 2015 19:13 -  9 years ago
Description : Edit 11-15-15: Added Vocals .Picked up Izotope Iris 2 and this is the fist track I have done with it. I actually have lyrics and vocals for this one but am in the process of fine tuning them since I suck at singing. :) Once I get them to where I feel no one's ear drums will be injured I will render the track again with the vocals. For now what we have is myself on Guitars, Bass, and Keyboards. Addictive Drums are the drums. Reviews, comments and ideas as always are welcomed.

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Spivkurl
Spivkurl 10th Sep 2015 16:40 -  8 years ago
Hey man, this is pretty rockin! As always, I get into your guitar style! Also it's cool to hear you jamming on a keyboard. Possibly it is just the drums, but it could be the whole mp3 render - I hear a lot of artifacts in this audio. Is it possibly a very low bit rate for the mp3 render? Why I mention the drums is because I hear the artifacts especially in the high frequency parts, such as the cymbals - but this can also be a common issue with low bit rate encoding. It does not take away from the excellent performances contained here though, just felt it was worth mentioning. You have a lot of talent, and it is shown with tracks such as this!
topvega
topvega replied 12th Sep 2015 - 8 years ago
Thanks my friend for the listen, comments and input. I appreciate the chance to learn about stuff like artifacts and it was definitely worth mentioning. I checked the Master and I think the EQ on the drums was allowing too much high frequency. I brought it down and the drums sound better.
Thanks again for the really kind words of encouragement. I will render it again as soon as I finish off the vocals.

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centralsdev
centralsdev 10th May 2015 20:07 -  9 years ago
you should try turn abit up on the drums then make parts for your first vers then corus or corus first then vers the corus should at least be 30secs then a min or a min and half for vers..
topvega
topvega replied 25th May 2015 - 9 years ago
Thanks for the input. I bumped the drums up a bit.

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Burtsbluesboxes
Burtsbluesboxes 10th May 2015 20:03 -  9 years ago
I have concluded I CANNOT!! sing, even with all of todays wonderful software... :D so spoken word is good enough for me where my tracks require vocals. Have you checked out MtPowerdrum, free here on Looperman software section. I like them as much as Addictive Drums (use them both) I'll have to check out Iris :D Always love new toys :p Finally got an audio interface, You were right, plugging into mic/line in is a PITA!!! Very cool, be watching for the finished product with vocals :D
topvega
topvega replied 25th May 2015 - 9 years ago
I hear ya bro. Never realized how hard singing is. I downloaded that drum program but have not used it yet. Glad the Audio interface is working out for you. I love mine.

Still trying to work on the vocals I have recorded might have to post it up as is. Not sure I can improve them anymore.

Thanks for listening and for the info.

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