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by jast
Mon Feb 26, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Complaints and Suggestions
Topic: Song Fight Chat Room
Replies: 112
Views: 20102

Re: Song Fight Chat Room

Not sure if there was a more recent thread for this... sorry to bump a 5 year old post... but I had no other way to contact my homies in #SongFight!... my firewall security is on lock down and I can no longer connect to IRC. I'm pretty sure it's just blocking the port that mibbit is using, but I'm ...
by jast
Sun Dec 31, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Sidefights and Highlights
Topic: Circle of Titles VII
Replies: 63
Views: 3142

Re: Circle of Titles VII

Also here's my song which I hadn't posted yet because I'd been hoping to simply include it in the finished CoT page:

http://static.music-jk.net/songfight/20 ... t-read.mp3
by jast
Sun Dec 31, 2017 3:21 pm
Forum: Sidefights and Highlights
Topic: Circle of Titles VII
Replies: 63
Views: 3142

Re: Circle of Titles VII

Why not... here's what I know: ? -> inflatable vegetables Sandwich Arrowroot ? -> Johnny Cashpoint Primitive (Anything else? I don't know) ? -> Sockpuppet Strategies to Live ? -> Micah Sommersmith Not Sorry Challenge 1: Use of distortion on as many tracks as possible, but not on guitars Challenge 2:...
by jast
Thu Dec 28, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Help and How To
Topic: Deals On Gear and Software
Replies: 387
Views: 33542

Re: Deals On Gear and Software

MAGIX is currently selling Samplitude at an extreme discount, probably to reel in ex-SONAR users. For $149 you get Samplitude Pro X3 Suite, which includes: * Samplitude Pro X3 * Sound Forge Pro 11 (offline audio editor) * SpectraLayers Pro 4 (offline audio editor) * Melodyne 4 Essential (the license...
by jast
Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Sidefights and Highlights
Topic: Circle of Titles VII
Replies: 63
Views: 3142

Re: Circle of Titles VII

I didn't get enough responses to even figure out the full circle. Seemed kind of lame to publish a fraction of the entries or leave the rest with "who submitted this? Beats me" or "who got this? Beats me"... Stats: Title sets where I know all of the titles, the submitter and the ...
by jast
Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:26 am
Forum: Help and How To
Topic: Free Plug ins
Replies: 317
Views: 67254

Re: Free Plug ins

Native Instruments is giving away a phaser plugin for a while: https://www.native-instruments.com/spec ... ad-phasis/
by jast
Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Sidefights and Highlights
Topic: Circle of Titles VII
Replies: 63
Views: 3142

Re: Circle of Titles VII

A handful of people have responded already. Thanks, guys! Unfortunately it's not enough yet to publish all of the songs posted so far, too many unknowns... Anyone else? I'll send out a round of private messages in a couple of days, but feel free to respond earlier (in private to keep things interest...
by jast
Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Sidefights and Highlights
Topic: Circle of Titles VI
Replies: 66
Views: 3939

Re: Circle of Titles VI

Artist profiles are now a thing, too. Now all it needs is more songs... (hint, hint) :)

https://cot.music-jk.net/circle/cot6
https://cot.music-jk.net/
by jast
Tue Oct 03, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: Sidefights and Highlights
Topic: Circle of Titles VI
Replies: 66
Views: 3939

Re: Circle of Titles VI

Good news, everyone! I hear there's been an attempt to collect all of the songs from Circle of Titles VI, but I don't know any results. In the meantime I've finally finished my Circle of Titles site and I've added all of the CoT6 songs I came across, here: https://cot.music-jk.net/circle/cot6 If you...
by jast
Fri Sep 29, 2017 2:31 am
Forum: Sidefights and Highlights
Topic: Circle of Titles VII
Replies: 63
Views: 3142

Re: Circle of Titles VII

Can I ask everyone to please send me the titles/challenges they submitted and the ones they got assigned (as a private message or e-mail to jast@srcd.de to keep the suspense up for a little longer ;))? I can't reach Nick and I'd like to get the website done, even if it's dreadfully late...
by jast
Sun Jul 16, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Sidefights and Highlights
Topic: Circle of Titles VII
Replies: 63
Views: 3142

Re: Circle of Titles VII

Well, turns out I won't be able to publish the results on time, probably will be too busy with other things until about two weeks later. Sorry, folks!
by jast
Fri Jun 23, 2017 1:10 am
Forum: Help and How To
Topic: Track sequencing
Replies: 7
Views: 564

Re: Track sequencing

Listening habits are one thing. The other is that, to an extent, the ordering of the tracks is part of the artistic package. When people say the order doesn't matter, that's like saying all the effort you put into tracks a casual listener is hardly going to notice doesn't matter, either. That said, ...
by jast
Tue Jun 20, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Movies
Topic: Assassin's Creed
Replies: 9
Views: 551

Re: Assassin's Creed

I disagree. I say they totally could have done better, and it was quite the mess the way they did it. I'm not sure I recall all the details correctly so some of this may be a little off the mark. (Spoilers ahead but I'll try to avoid all details about interesting developments.) When Cal wakes up in ...
by jast
Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Sidefights and Highlights
Topic: Circle of Titles VII
Replies: 63
Views: 3142

Re: Circle of Titles VII

Just so you guys know, the CET area currently observes daylight savings time, i.e. it's CEST right now, which is UTC+2.
by jast
Thu Jun 15, 2017 2:03 pm
Forum: Help and How To
Topic: Deals On Gear and Software
Replies: 387
Views: 33542

Re: Deals On Gear and Software

In case you haven't seen, Native Instruments is currently offering a 50% discount on all update/upgrade offers, until 2 July. So, for instance, if you have KOMPLETE Select (which is included with most of NI's hardware) and want to update to a newer version or upgrade to KOMPLETE or KOMPLETE Ultimate...
by jast
Tue Jun 13, 2017 3:14 am
Forum: Sidefights and Highlights
Topic: Circle of Titles VII
Replies: 63
Views: 3142

Re: Circle of Titles VII

Hey Nick, it might be helpful if you added the time zone to the first post, right now it's a little buried in the thread.

PS. Micah Sommersmith is not in the list yet but some of the folks who posted later are...
by jast
Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: No sunlight in sight (Black Days reviews)
Replies: 30
Views: 1929

Re: No sunlight in sight (Black Days reviews)

Jan: It’s pretty decent. I like the beat and pads in the chorus. The line “no one knows why” doesn’t seem to fit sonically, maybe because it subverts the rhyme. That's kind of funny because that line is part of the only rhyme in the chorus... and the verses don't rhyme at all. Also, everyone, thank...
by jast
Thu Jun 08, 2017 5:10 am
Forum: Sidefights and Highlights
Topic: Circle of Titles VI
Replies: 66
Views: 3939

Re: Circle of Titles VI

I'll set up something for archiving and hosting past CoTs as part of hosting CoT VII.
by jast
Sat Jun 03, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Ohne Ruhm
Replies: 46
Views: 2705

Re: Ohne Ruhm

Yeah, I know about ZCM and I've used it myself, and your description about how it works is spot on. I was talking about the type of compression you're doing as its "competitor". Limiting is compression with a high ratio (e.g. > 8:1) and fast attack, and brickwall limiting is compression wi...
by jast
Fri Jun 02, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Ohne Ruhm
Replies: 46
Views: 2705

Re: Ohne Ruhm

JAN - What is your general opinion on ZeroCrossing maximizer vs compression? I'm guessing you mean the special case of brickwall limiting when talking about compression? Well, you can wreck the sound with both if you overdo it. I have no clear preference when applying reasonable amounts. Sometimes ...
by jast
Fri Jun 02, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: No sunlight in sight (Black Days reviews)
Replies: 30
Views: 1929

Re: No sunlight in sight (Black Days reviews)

It's pretty much too late now, but here's a rough version of the song I might have submitted: http://static.music-jk.net/songfight/20 ... k-days.mp3
by jast
Fri Jun 02, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: No sunlight in sight (Black Days reviews)
Replies: 30
Views: 1929

Re: No sunlight in sight (Black Days reviews)

I was going to send in a song, too, but had rotten luck with the trains this week and typically went right to sleep when I got home. Written in a single setting while listening (songs repeated a few times if necessary). Lyrics mostly ignored, feel free to sue me. Balance Lost : I love the guitar rif...

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