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Forum: Recordings 11-18-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By Wild Hopkins
Going to be honest. This is a terrible example of...

Going to be honest. This is a terrible example of the genre. Very, very dull.

But try:

LFO modulation on scream filter and high resonance try both square wave and sine for lfo oscillations.

Push...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 10-31-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 315
Posted By Wild Hopkins
This.

This.
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics Techniques 09-28-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By Wild Hopkins
Hmm...Music is in the eye of the beholder. So it...

Hmm...Music is in the eye of the beholder. So it really depends what you're trying to achieve.

If you want to make field bounce a folk lyrical song is going to be wrong. If you want everyone to have...
Forum: Recordings 09-28-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By Wild Hopkins
It's all about a chain of effect doing little...

It's all about a chain of effect doing little things and the order you put them in

Delays into spring reverb into phaser . (Delay note in a cave that is swirly.)

very different

from phaser reverb...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-25-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Wild Hopkins
You do understand that "why don't old...

You do understand that

"why don't old people like good new music? Because they have a different musical palette."

Isn't really dependent on your above statement?

You could replace this with...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 08-30-2012, 03:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By Wild Hopkins
Most catchy sort of stuff is relatively...

Most catchy sort of stuff is relatively harmonically simple.

The catchness is the melody and it's apparent simplicity.

Look at something like Berkley range on melody writing. Then learn about...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics Techniques 08-25-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By Wild Hopkins
Break out the notebook and listen to arrangement...

Break out the notebook and listen to arrangement of songs you like.

Spend time pulling apart things is THE FASTEST way to get better.

After a while you'll see thing more "slowly" you'll listen...
Forum: Recordings 08-11-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By Wild Hopkins
Change the part. 6 bpm speed changing will...

Change the part.

6 bpm speed changing will usually result in noticeably artifacts in something a guitar but it depends on the parts.

Seriously though my plan be would be to simplify the part. 90%...
Forum: Recordings 08-05-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By Wild Hopkins
Acoustic treatment

Acoustic treatment
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics Techniques 08-04-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By Wild Hopkins
As a general rule no. It really depends on the...

As a general rule no.

It really depends on the tone of the music and the lyrical content. i.e if it's a ballad with a tones of minor chords and your sing about how much you love someone. It going to...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics Techniques 08-04-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Wild Hopkins
1) Yes, just because there are 7 diatonic chords...

1) Yes, just because there are 7 diatonic chords in a key doesn't mean you need to use them all.

2) You don't have to construct chord progression purely from diatonic chords. You can borrow chords...
Forum: Recordings 08-03-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By Wild Hopkins
Yeah, I've read numerous articles relating to...

Yeah, I've read numerous articles relating to both sides of the argument.

This is part of the over sampling argument that I find most compelling.

In a nutshell: At 48K You're filter roll off rate...
Forum: Recordings 08-03-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By Wild Hopkins
Yeah, I don't know about that. 48k is allowing...

Yeah, I don't know about that.

48k is allowing for a larger room error correction in the digital to analog process. The idea as I understand it is-

"You sample more than you need (or can hear) and...
Forum: Recordings 07-28-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By Wild Hopkins
I like mixing on NS-10 but some hate them. The EQ...

I like mixing on NS-10 but some hate them. The EQ curve is mid range heavy. If flat is what you're after then look elsewhere.

Passive monitors present there own problems. You want to check your...
Forum: Original Recordings 07-21-2012, 02:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Wild Hopkins
It's pretty solid but you need more variation in...

It's pretty solid but you need more variation in the musical elements.

The good: You're pitching is awesome, and the playing is great as well. You sell the song and you have great presence.

The...
Forum: Recordings 07-16-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By Wild Hopkins
Yeah it's super weird but if you default your...

Yeah it's super weird but if you default your template session it's only a pain the first time.
Forum: Recordings 07-15-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By Wild Hopkins
Find a nice room. Like the hall in the video....

Find a nice room. Like the hall in the video.
This will give a nice ambiance.
And use a matched a condenser pair in a stereo pair configuration (XY, MS etc.) put on headphone and get them to play...
Forum: Recordings 07-15-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By Wild Hopkins
No worries at all

No worries at all
Forum: Recordings 07-11-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By Wild Hopkins
Watch tutorials on youtube. Read everything in...

Watch tutorials on youtube.
Read everything in the dogs on acid forum
Read everything in the gearsluts forums
Read this for basic genre conventions:...
Forum: Recordings 07-04-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By Wild Hopkins
No, wrong thing... my bad. Increase your buffer...

No, wrong thing... my bad. Increase your buffer size.
Forum: Recordings 07-03-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By Wild Hopkins
I never do it except for the export of samples...

I never do it except for the export of samples for sessions to my library. And then it's just so future me doesn't have to think about it.
Forum: Recordings 07-03-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By Wild Hopkins
Increase the samples. It's going to increase...

Increase the samples. It's going to increase latency but it should solve your "metallic tone" issue
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics Techniques 07-01-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By Wild Hopkins
I would continue with lessons or if you're...

I would continue with lessons or if you're motivated find some sort of Vocal exercise cd/book.

It's tough to know exactly without a clip, but voice is another instrument it takes years to develop....
Forum: Recordings 06-26-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By Wild Hopkins
First question is you're music any good? Don't...

First question is you're music any good? Don't take this the wrong way. Are people liking it? Or are you really just starting out?

There is no point "getting heard" before you're ready. Spend a day...
Forum: Recordings 06-23-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 406
Posted By Wild Hopkins
You mean like...

You mean like this:

http://www.fxpansion.com/index.php?page=15
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics Techniques 06-19-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By Wild Hopkins
Ok...don't take this personally. The actual...

Ok...don't take this personally.

The actual melodies and part are fine. Little Spanish jazz.

Your playing is pretty off. Practice.
And the structure needs work. Try cycling stuff into phrase of...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics Techniques 06-19-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,082
Posted By Wild Hopkins
It just means that their music will not be as...

It just means that their music will not be as good as it could be.

Should you waste mental energy on this? Not really...

What offends you about this the fact that people are enjoying themselves?...
Forum: Recordings 06-19-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By Wild Hopkins
Massive is fantastic. Fm8 is hard work. FM in...

Massive is fantastic.

Fm8 is hard work. FM in general is hard work.

Razor I've played with a fair bit. Great "digital sort of sound"

Bargain.
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics Techniques 06-12-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Wild Hopkins
I don't what that advice is based on. But I would...

I don't what that advice is based on. But I would ignore it.


1) Write everyday. It will suck but that's okay it's suppose to.

2) Finish most of your songs you write, as in (verse chorus verse...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics Techniques 05-26-2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By Wild Hopkins
Music theory is awesome. Think of it like syntax....

Music theory is awesome. Think of it like syntax. Grammar doesn't make the story but it helps you covey you're message.

Trust me there is nothing worst then being able to play amazingly by rote and...
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